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Author Teesson, Maree.

Title Addictions
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (148 pages)
Series Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course
Clinical psychology, a modular course.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Series preface; 1. The nature of addiction; What is a drug?; Effects of drugs; What causes problems with alcohol and other drugs?; Diagnosing problems; Cultural factors and attitudes to drugs; 2. Who becomes addicted?; Epidemiology; The US Epidemiologic Catchment Area study; The US National Comorbidity Survey; The UK Mental Health Survey; The Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being; Summary; 3. The health consequences of alcohol and other drug dependence; Alcohol-related mortality and morbidity
8. OpiatesIntroduction; Assessment; Interventions; Summary; 9. Psychostimulants: Amphetamines and cocaine; Introduction; Assessment; Interventions; Summary; 10. Addiction: The highs and lows; References; Further reading; Author index; Subject index
Tobacco-related mortality and morbidityIllicit drug-related mortality and morbidity; Controversies on the positive effects of alcohol and cannabis; Summary; 4. Theories of addiction: Causes and maintenance of addiction; Overview: Theories of addiction; Neuroscientific theories; Biological factors; Psychological theories; Contextual factors; Summary; 5. Alcohol; Introduction; Assessment; Interventions; Summary; 6. Nicotine; Introduction; Assessment; Interventions; Summary; 7. Cannabis; Introduction; Assessment; Interventions; Delivery of a CBT intervention for cannabis dependence; Summary
Summary Addictions is designed for students and professionals who wish to gain an authoritative, research-based knowledge of a variety of addictions. It covers issues such as diagnosis, epidemiology, psychological and biological models and treatments and draws on the research of The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, and on a variety of international surveys. Addictions is written by experts in the field of drug and alcohol research, and takes into account a variety of theories, including neuroscientific, psychological, behavioural, personality and rational c
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Subject Addicts.
Substance abuse -- Psychological aspects.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Degenhardt, Louisa.
Hall, Wayne, 1951-
ISBN 1317821890 (electronic bk.)
9781317821892 (electronic bk.)