Key Concepts in Substance Misuse PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Key Concepts in Substance Misuse free pdf Drug use is a major challenge for public services, healthcare professionals and policy-makers all over the world. This book offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective. It begins by providing a reference guide to the different psychoactive substances, looking at the biological and psychological impact of their use. Key issues in the effect drugs have on society are then addressed, before outlining methods of recovery and therapy. Chapters include: * Reflective questions to challenge readers' assumptions * Case studies to help students understand the impact of substances on individuals * Links to further resources to expand readers' knowledge It will be valuable reading for those studying on degrees in criminology, health, nursing, social work and counselling.

About Aaron Pycroft

Aaron Pycroft is a Senior Lecturer at Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth.

Details Book

Author : Aaron Pycroft
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 23 February 2015
ISBN : 1446252396
EAN : 9781446252390
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Key Concepts in Substance Misuse



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Dual Diagnosis free pdfDual Diagnosis

    The increasing number of individuals with co-existing substance misuse and psychiatric disorders - 'Dual diagnosis' - presents an important challenge to mental health and addiction nurses in both community and residential settings..


  • E-Therapy for Substance Abuse and Co-Morbidity free pdfE-Therapy for Substance Abuse and Co-Morbidity

    This brief provides an overview of the emerging field of Electronic Therapy. E-Therapy. with a specific focus on alcohol and substance abuse. Understanding barriers that prevent individuals from seeking necessary mental health treatment is at the center of the development and analysis of practice models of care..


  • Substance Misuse in Psychosis free pdfSubstance Misuse in Psychosis

    The prevalence of substance abuse in the severely mentally ill is higher than that in the general population. making this a serious issue for clinicians. Integrated treatment..


  • MediQuik Drug Cards free pdfMediQuik Drug Cards

    "MediQuik Drug Cards" are a portable guide that help nursing students learn about drugs. their uses. interactions. reactions. administration techniques. and more. Nursing students preparing for the NCLEX[registered] or any practicing nurse needing a quick reference to drugs will find this deck a valuable tool in both educational and professional nursing settings..


  • Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals free pdfSocial Work in Public Health and Hospitals

    Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals explores a variety of issues related to social work in hospital settings as well as the public policy concerns that guide them. Topics discussed include hospital stays for the elderly..


  • Key Concepts in Substance Misuse free pdfKey Concepts in Substance Misuse

    . Drug use is a major challenge for public services, healthcare professionals and policy-makers all over the world. This book offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse