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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Drink, drugs and dependence.
London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2002
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Woody Caan; J De Belleroche
|Description:||1 online resource (xix, 303 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures and illustrations; List of tables; List of contributors; Foreword by Keith Hellawell; Preface; Abbreviations; What is a drug and what is addiction?; Systemic effects of excess alcohol consumption; Alcohol and genetic predisposition; Alcohol and the brain; Alcohol on the mind; The sociology of alcohol abuse; Alcohol and society; Smoking and the lung; Smoking: addiction to nicotine; Helping people to stop smoking; Molecular basis of addiction; Ecstasy; Adolescent drug use and health: problems other than dependence. The nature of heroin and cocaine dependenceBenzodiazepine abuse; Treatment options across the addictions; Rehabilitation: the long haul; Policing drug abuse; Prevention; Horizon scanning; Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Woody Caan and Jackie de Belleroche.|