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Recent eBooks on Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health (2013)
Alcohol: Science, Policy, and Public Health provides an interdisciplinary source of information that links together, the usually separate fields of, science, policy, and public health. This comprehensive volume highlights the importance of bringing scientific knowledge to bear in order to strengthen and develop alcohol public policy.
Fixing Drugs (2012)
In this unique and engaging book, Sue Pryce tackles the major issues surrounding drug policy. Why do governments persist with prohibition policies, despite their proven inefficacy? Why are some drugs criminalized, and some not? And why does society care about drug use at all? Pryce guides us through drug policy around the world.
Practical Skills and Clinical Management of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (2012)
This insightful book is a synoptic presentation of Causes and Treatment of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. It gives an insight into Alcoholism and Drug Addiction genetic and/or acquired etiologies through researched studies that draw the conclusion that Addiction is a disease/ medical condition. It features the treatment from detox followed by psychotherapy with evidence based practices and supported by Aftercare programs to maintain sobriety and recovery.
Methamphetamine Addiction (2009)
Methamphetamine Addiction presents a biopsychosocial perspective on this drug addiction, taking into account the biochemistry of the drug, the predispositions and behavioral patterns of the individual user, and the effects of the drug on the immediate and wider social environments of these drug users.
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Key Journals on Drug and Alcohol Studies
Journal articles provide an excellent source of current research in a particular area. The University Library subscribes to thousands of online journals. Listed below are some key online journals on drug and alcohol studies: