Substance Use and Abuse PDF ePub eBook

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Substance Use and Abuse free pdf In this comprehensive introduction to the study of substance use and abuse, the authors explore both the personal and the societal consequences of alcohol and drug problems. A series of provocative chapters also helps students to navigate the unique problems facing women, adolescents, college students, the elderly, racial minorities, and the GLBT community. Trends in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and policy are all thoroughly covered. Among its many outstanding features, the book: puts a human face on the problems of alcohol and drug addiction- highlights the implications of theory and research for policy and practice- includes thematic discussion questions and an inventory of key concepts and terms- and, emphasizes readability for a challenging but not overly technical approach. This is a comprehensive, accessible introduction to the study of substance use, abuse, and treatment.

About Sylvia I. Mignon

Sylvia I. Mignon is director of the MS in Human Services Program and associate professor of human services and criminal justice at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Marjorie Marcoux Faiia is professor of sociology and women's studies at Rivier College. Peter L. Myers is director of the Addictions Counselor Training Program at Essex County College. Earl Rubington is professor emeritus of sociology at Northeastern University.

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Author : Sylvia I. Mignon
Publisher : Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
Data Published : 15 April 2009
ISBN : 1588266451
EAN : 9781588266453
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 350 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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