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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Diverse Populations

Gary Lawson

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Diverse Populations

by Gary Lawson

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Published by Aspen Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Psychotherapy - Counseling,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11489753M
    ISBN 100834218216
    ISBN 109780834218215
    OCLC/WorldCa184750116

    Excessive alcohol use can lead to increased risk of health problems such as injuries, violence, liver diseases, and CDC Alcohol Program works to strengthen the scientific foundation for preventing excessive alcohol use. Addictions are a diverse set of common, complex diseases that are to some extent tied together by shared genetic and environmental etiological factors. They are frequently chronic, with a relapsing/remitting course. Genetic studies and other analyses clarifying the origins of addiction help destigmatize addiction, leading to more prompt by:

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    Basic Concepts in Drug Addiction. This book introduces some basic concepts in the addictions field. Topics covered includes: How drugs work, Drug concept, Drug classification, Effects of drugs, Epidemiology in addictions, Prevalence of substance consumption in the school, From use to dependence, Diagnosis, Consumption patterns, Diagnostic criteria, Individual and social factors that . In the early s, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) described couples and family therapy as “one of the most outstanding current advances in the area of psychotherapy of alcoholism” and called for controlled studies to test the effectiveness of promising family-based interventions (Keller, ). Many Cited by: Alcohol and Drug Problem Overview The abuse of alcohol and other drugs–including prescription drugs–is common and costly. It can cause or worsen many medical problems and if left untreated can destroy families and lives. Frequent abuse of alcohol and other drugs can lead to addiction, a disease that affects the brain and Size: 1MB.


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