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Drug and alcohol abuse prevention

Author: Ronald R Watson
Publisher: Clifton, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1990.
Series: Drug and alcohol abuse reviews.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A major national goal is to improve our health and advance our opportunities to pursue happiness. Simulta neously, there are increasing health care costs and increasing demands to accomplish more with less financial support. Treatment costs can be reduced and health improved by preventing the toxic effects of drugs. This first volume of our new series, Drug and Alcohol to reduce the use and Abuse Reviews, focuses on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 90028904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald R Watson
ISBN: 9781461204657 1461204658 9781461267737 1461267730
OCLC Number: 645809065
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 408 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Alcohol Prevention Research:Confronting the Challenge --
The Role of the Primary Care Practitioner in the Diagnosis and Management of Substance Abuse --
Using the DIS to Diagnose Drug and Alcohol Abuse:The Effects of Language and Ethnic Status --
Sensation Seeking, Marijuana Use, and Responses to Prevention Messages:Implications for Public Health Campaigns --
Evaluation of Girls Clubs of America's Friendly PEERsuasion Program(Tm):Monitoring Program Implementation --
Alcohol Use Among LDS and Other Groups Teaching Abstinence --
Hispanic Drug Abuse:Culturally Appropriate Prevention and Treatment --
Prevention of Substance Abuse Problems in Women --
Effect of Regulation on Alcoholic Beverage Consumption:Regression Diagnostics and Influential Data --
Family Treatment of Alcoholism --
Changing Drug Use Patterns and Treatment Behavior:A Longitudinal Study of Urban Black Youth --
Using Incentives, Lotteries, and Competitions in Work-Site Smoking Cessation Interventions --
The Etiology and Consequences of Adolescent Drug Use --
Training Teachers for Substance Abuse Prevention --
Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Outcome.
Series Title: Drug and alcohol abuse reviews.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald R. Watson.


Focuses on a key problem of our national welfare: the reduction of use and abuse of substances known to endanger health, such as alcohol, illicit drugs, and tobacco. This title offers a selection of  Read more...
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