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Harm reduction : pragmatic strategies for managing high-risk behaviours.

Author: G Alan Marlatt
Publisher: London : Guilford, New York. [2005]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first major harm reduction text, this timely volume examines a wide range of current applications-from needle exchange and methadone maintenance programs, to alternative alcohol interventions and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Alan Marlatt
ISBN: 9781572308251 1572308257
OCLC Number: 1021200655
Description: xxiv, 390 pages : illustrations
Contents: Abrams, Lewis, Foreword. Part I: Overview of Harm Reduction. Marlatt, Highlights of Harm Reduction: A Personal Report from the First National Harm Reduction Conference in the United States. Marlatt, Harm Reduction around the World: A Brief History. Marlatt, Basic Principles and Strategies of Harm Reduction. Part II: Applications to Addictive Behaviors and High-Risk Sexual Behaviors. Larimer, Marlatt, Baer, Quigley, Blume, Hawkins, Harm Reduction for Alcohol Problems: Expanding Access to and Acceptability of Prevention and Treatment Services. Baer, Brady, Murch, Harm Reduction, Nicotine, and Smoking. Tapert, Kilmer, Quigley, Larimer, Roberts, Miller, Harm Reduction Strategies for Illicit Substance Use and Abuse. Peterson, Dimeff, Tapert, Stern, Gorman, Harm Reduction and HIV/AIDS Prevention. Part III: Matching Strategies to Diverse Ethnic Communities. Bringing Harm Reduction to the Black Community: Woods, "There's a Fire in My House and You're Telling Me to Rearrange My Furniture." Daisy, Thomas, Worley, Alcohol Use and Harm Reduction within the Native Community. Part IV: Can Harm Reduction Play a Role in U.S. Drug Policy? Weingardt, Marlatt, Harm Reduction and Public Policy.


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