Drug Abuse

Steve Sussman, Susan L. Ames

Drug Abuse: Ideas, Prevention, and Cessation serves as a complete supply of data on the topography of, causes of, and options to drug issues. The textual content covers conceptual points concerning definitions of drug use, misuse, abuse, and dependence. Importantly, the textual content addresses quite a lot of theoretical bases presently utilized to the event of prevention and cessation packages, particular program content material from evidence-based packages, and program processes and modalities. Data concerning etiology, prevention, and cessation is neatly delineated into (a) neurobiological, (b) cognitive, (c) micro-social, and (d) macro-social/bodily environmental models. The guide is ideally suited as a major supply for college kids and professionals in chemical dependence packages, scientific and well being psychology, public well being, preventive drugs, nursing, sociology, and social work, amongst different fields, on the character, causes, prevention, and cessation of the abuse of authorized and unlawful medicine.