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Trends in Substance Abuse Research
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Editors: Cailin R. McKenna
Book Description:
Substance abuse is one of society’s most serious problems. Drugs seem to be readily available even in elementary schools, which attests to the success of the drug purveyors and the failure of law enforcement officials, education administrators and parents. As an example, in the U.S. in 2003, there were nearly 1.7 million admissions to publicly funded substance abuse treatment programs. Most admissions (23.2 percent) were for alcohol treatment. Marijuana accounted for the largest percentage of illicit drug admissions (15.4 percent), followed by heroin (14.4 percent). This book presents new and important research dealing with treatments and treatment programs aimed at alleviating the misery and loses to society of this vicious behavioral disorder.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1 - Human Experimental Therapeutic Models in Opioid Dependence: Translational Research Advances and Implications;
pp. 1-55
(Mark Greenwald, Wayne State Univ. School of Medicine, USA)

Chapter 2 - Heroin and the Kidney; pp. 57-70
(Milena Nikolova, Univ. Hospital Alexandrovska, Bulgaria)

Chapter 3 - Naltroxene Implants in the Treatment of Heroin Addiction; pp. 71-88
(G.K. Hulse, D.E. Arnold-Reed and H. Ngo et al., Univ. of Western Australia, Australia)

Chapter 4 - Heroin Addiction as a Progressive Neurological Disorder: Neuroimaging and Electroencephalographic Studies of Human Addicts; pp. 89-111
(Anna G. Polunina and Dmitry M. Davydov, Moscow Research Practical Center of Prevention of Drug Addiction, Russia)

Chapter 5 - Pull Yourself Up: Fostering Positive Youth Development on an Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Unit; pp. 113-132
(Ralph J. Wood, SLU, USA, Judy C. Drolet, Southern Illinois University, USA and Angela Robbins-Wood et al., SLU, USA)

Chapter 6 - Abuse of Study Drugs: Prevalence, Consequences and Implications for Therapeutic Prescription and Policy; pp. 133-150 (Steve Sussman, Mary Ann Pentz and Donna Spruijt-Metz et al., Univ. of Southern California, USA)

Chapter 7 - Personal Ways of Construing Others: An Application of Personal Construct Theory Methodology in Drug Abuse and Alcoholism; pp. 151-168
(Bruce D. Kirkcaldy, International Center for the Study of Occupational and Mental Health, Germany, Stephanie M. Potter, Business Consultancy, Canada and James A. Athanasou, Univ. of Technology, Australia)

Chapter 8 - Drug Smuggling, Drug Dealing and Drug Abuse: Background and Overview of the Sanctions Under the Federal Controlled Substances Act and Related Statutes; pp. 169-217
(Charles Doyle)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 1-60021-368-5
   Status: AV
  
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PP Page Proofs
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EP Editorial Production
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