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Concepts of Chemical Dependency - 5th edition

Concepts of Chemical Dependency (ISBN10: 0534537227; ISBN13: 9780534537227)
ISBN13: 978-0534537227
ISBN10: 0534537227

Summary: This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects the current explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. Doweiko offers detailed coverage of the most commonly abused chemicals and their effects, covering a single facet of a drug or alcohol problem in each focused chapter. This text is the most thorough and comprehensive text on the market providing students with information on substances as well as c
linical guidelines and strategies for working with clients. Doweiko covers topics frequently left out of other books, such as aerosols, steroids, and over-the-counter analgesics. In addition, you'll find in-depth coverage of such topics as the differences between abusers and addicts; drug effects on children, teenagers, and pregnant and nursing women; and children of alcoholics.

Benefits:
  • Offers comprehensive coverage of substances and their affects on the users.
  • NEW! InfoTrac College Edition is can be bundled free with every new copy of this text. InfoTrac College Edition is a world-class, online university library that offers the full text of articles from hundreds of scholarly and popular publications. Both adopters and their students receive unlimited access for one academic term (four months). Use this ISBN to order the book with InfoTrac College Edition: 0-534-69585-X
  • Provides focus on important issues to consider when working with clients such as the affect of chemicals on neonates, the dually diagnosed client, chemical abuse by children and adolescents, codependency and enabling, and addiction and the family.
  • Gives clear guidelines and strategies for human service workers to help them work effectively with clients including evaluation, intervention techniques, treatment, recovery, and common problems in treatment.
  • NEW! Thoroughly updated to reflect the most current literature.
  • NEW! Revised sequencing of chapters follows a more natural progression of topics.
  • NEW! Chapter 11 on Amphetamines has been completely re-written.
  • NEW! Key information on HIV/AIDS has been updated and expanded.
  • NEW! A Glossary is included in this edition.
  • NEW! Chapter-by-chapter online quizzes provide students with additional concept practice.
...show more
Summary: This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects the current explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. Doweiko offers detailed coverage of the most commonly abused chemicals and their effects, covering a single facet of a drug or alcohol problem in each focused chapter. This text is the most thorough and comprehensive text on the market providing students with information on substances as well as clinical guidelines and strategies for working with clients. Doweiko covers topics frequently left out of other books, such as aerosols, steroids, and over-the-counter analgesics. In addition, you'll find in-depth coverage of such topics as the differences between abusers and addicts; drug effects on children, teenagers, and pregnant and nursing women; and children of alcoholics.

Benefits:
  • Offers comprehensive coverage of substances and their affects on the users.
  • NEW! InfoTrac College Edition is can be bundled free with every new copy of this text. InfoTrac College Edition is a world-class, online university library that offers the full text of articles from hundreds of scholarly and popular publications. Both adopters and their students receive unlimited access for one academic term (four months). Use this ISBN to order the book with InfoTrac College Edition: 0-534-69585-X
  • Provides focus on important issues to consider when working with clients such as the affect of chemicals on neonates, the dually diagnosed client, chemical abuse by children and adolescents, codependency and enabling, and addiction and the family.
  • Gives clear guidelines and strategies for human service workers to help them work effectively with clients including evaluation, intervention techniques, treatment, recovery, and common problems in treatment.
  • NEW! Thoroughly updated to reflect the most current literature.
  • NEW! Revised sequencing of chapters follows a more natural progression of topics.
  • NEW! Chapter 11 on Amphetamines has been completely re-written.
  • NEW! Key information on HIV/AIDS has been updated and expanded.
  • NEW! A Glossary is included in this edition.
  • NEW! Chapter-by-chapter online quizzes provide students with additional concept practice.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
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Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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