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The Resource Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge, Barry Stimmel

Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge, Barry Stimmel

Label
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge
Title
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery
Title remainder
life on the edge
Statement of responsibility
Barry Stimmel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1939-
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Stimmel, Barry
Dewey number
362.29/18
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5801
LC item number
.S78 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Drug abuse
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug abuse
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug addicts
  • Alcoholics
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Alcohol Drinking
  • Smoking
  • Street Drugs
  • Drug abuse
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug addicts
  • Alcoholics
  • Toxicomanie
  • Alcoolisme
  • Toxicomanie
  • Alcoolisme
  • Toxicomanes
  • Alcooliques
Label
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge, Barry Stimmel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Basic concepts. 1. Who uses drugs? : Drugs and the young ; Adults and drug use ; Ethnicity and drug use ; Drugs and the workplace ; Drug use among the affluent -- 2. Classifying mood-altering drugs : Type of classification ; Differences and similarities among drug groups ; Designer drugs ; Club drugs ; Performance-enhancing drugs -- 3. Habituation, dependency, and addiction : Defining terms ; Effects of drugs on the brain -- 4. Why people use drugs : Initiating drug use ; Biological determinants ; Psychological factors ; Environment and conditioning -- 5. Identifying inappropriate drug use and drug dependency : Signs and symptoms of drug use ; Addressing drug abuse in your children ; Laboratory aids to identify alcohol and drug use ; The value of identifying drug users -- 6. Treating drug dependency : Available treatment modalities ; Evaluation of treatment ; After treatment ; The law and drug treatment
  • pt. II. Mood-altering drugs. 7. Alcohol : Patterns of use ; Costs of drinking ; Common alcoholic beverages ; How alcohol is handled by the body ; Effects of environment ; Interaction with other drugs ; Dependency and withdrawal ; Adverse effects ; Diagnosis ; Reasons for excessive drinking ; Alcoholism: a disease or a psychological disorder? -- 8. Central nervous system depressants and antianxiety agents : Patterns of use ; Barbiturates ; Nonbarbiturate hypnotics and sedatives ; Other central nervous system depressants ; Benzodiazepines ; Miscellaneous antianxiety agents -- 9. Powerful hallucinogens, phencyclidine, and ecstasy : Classification ; Adverse effects of hallucinogens ; Ecstasy ; Phencyclidine ; Ketamine -- 10. Marijuana : Reefer madness ; Patterns of use ; Tolerance, dependency, and withdrawal ; Adverse effects ; Moving to stronger drugs ; Medical uses of marijuana -- 11. Opiates and opioids : Opium preparations ; Action of opioids on the brain ; Effects of opioids on the body ; Tolerance, dependency, and withdrawal ; Opioids susceptible to nonmedical use ; Opiate agonists-antagonists ; Partial opioid receptor agonists -- 12. Heroin addiction : Heroin from opium: the street trade ; Getting high and coming down ; Prevalence ; Adverse effects ; The challenge of treating heroin addiction ; Measuring treatment effectiveness -- 13. Amphetamines, amphetamine-like drugs, and caffeine : Amphetamines ; Amphetamine-like drugs ; Caffeine -- 14. Cocaine : Patterns of use ; Cocaine metabolism ; Dependency, tolerance, and addiction ; Adverse effects of cocaine ; Treatment of cocaine dependency -- 15. Nicotine : Cigarette smokers today ; Available nicotine products ; Ingredients in tobacco ; Dependency, tolerance, addiction, and withdrawal ; Adverse effects of smoking ; Treatment -- 16. Volatile solvents, anesthetics, and organic nitrites : Volatile solvents ; Anesthetic agents ; Organic nitrites
  • pt. III. Areas of special concern. 17. Multiple drug use : Alcohol and other drugs ; Smoking and drug use ; Opioids ; Cocaine ; Marijuana ; Treatment -- 18. AIDS and drug use : HIV: the human immunodeficiency virus ; Preventing HIV transmission ; Treatment of AIDS ; Relationship between the use of noninjecting mood-altering drugs and HIV infection -- 19. Drugs, pregnancy, and the newborn : Incidence of drug use during pregnancy ; General effects of drugs on pregnancy outcome ; Human immunodeficiency virus ; Treatment of drug use and dependency during pregnancy ; Prevention of drug use during pregnancy -- 20. Drugs and sports : Stimulants ; Anabolic steroids ; Growth hormone ; Erythropoietin ; Detecting and preventing inappropriate drug use by athletes -- Appendix A. Drug use reporting sources -- Appendix B. List of common names for drugs
Control code
46575047
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 414 pages
Isbn
9780789005526
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001024339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge, Barry Stimmel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. Basic concepts. 1. Who uses drugs? : Drugs and the young ; Adults and drug use ; Ethnicity and drug use ; Drugs and the workplace ; Drug use among the affluent -- 2. Classifying mood-altering drugs : Type of classification ; Differences and similarities among drug groups ; Designer drugs ; Club drugs ; Performance-enhancing drugs -- 3. Habituation, dependency, and addiction : Defining terms ; Effects of drugs on the brain -- 4. Why people use drugs : Initiating drug use ; Biological determinants ; Psychological factors ; Environment and conditioning -- 5. Identifying inappropriate drug use and drug dependency : Signs and symptoms of drug use ; Addressing drug abuse in your children ; Laboratory aids to identify alcohol and drug use ; The value of identifying drug users -- 6. Treating drug dependency : Available treatment modalities ; Evaluation of treatment ; After treatment ; The law and drug treatment
  • pt. II. Mood-altering drugs. 7. Alcohol : Patterns of use ; Costs of drinking ; Common alcoholic beverages ; How alcohol is handled by the body ; Effects of environment ; Interaction with other drugs ; Dependency and withdrawal ; Adverse effects ; Diagnosis ; Reasons for excessive drinking ; Alcoholism: a disease or a psychological disorder? -- 8. Central nervous system depressants and antianxiety agents : Patterns of use ; Barbiturates ; Nonbarbiturate hypnotics and sedatives ; Other central nervous system depressants ; Benzodiazepines ; Miscellaneous antianxiety agents -- 9. Powerful hallucinogens, phencyclidine, and ecstasy : Classification ; Adverse effects of hallucinogens ; Ecstasy ; Phencyclidine ; Ketamine -- 10. Marijuana : Reefer madness ; Patterns of use ; Tolerance, dependency, and withdrawal ; Adverse effects ; Moving to stronger drugs ; Medical uses of marijuana -- 11. Opiates and opioids : Opium preparations ; Action of opioids on the brain ; Effects of opioids on the body ; Tolerance, dependency, and withdrawal ; Opioids susceptible to nonmedical use ; Opiate agonists-antagonists ; Partial opioid receptor agonists -- 12. Heroin addiction : Heroin from opium: the street trade ; Getting high and coming down ; Prevalence ; Adverse effects ; The challenge of treating heroin addiction ; Measuring treatment effectiveness -- 13. Amphetamines, amphetamine-like drugs, and caffeine : Amphetamines ; Amphetamine-like drugs ; Caffeine -- 14. Cocaine : Patterns of use ; Cocaine metabolism ; Dependency, tolerance, and addiction ; Adverse effects of cocaine ; Treatment of cocaine dependency -- 15. Nicotine : Cigarette smokers today ; Available nicotine products ; Ingredients in tobacco ; Dependency, tolerance, addiction, and withdrawal ; Adverse effects of smoking ; Treatment -- 16. Volatile solvents, anesthetics, and organic nitrites : Volatile solvents ; Anesthetic agents ; Organic nitrites
  • pt. III. Areas of special concern. 17. Multiple drug use : Alcohol and other drugs ; Smoking and drug use ; Opioids ; Cocaine ; Marijuana ; Treatment -- 18. AIDS and drug use : HIV: the human immunodeficiency virus ; Preventing HIV transmission ; Treatment of AIDS ; Relationship between the use of noninjecting mood-altering drugs and HIV infection -- 19. Drugs, pregnancy, and the newborn : Incidence of drug use during pregnancy ; General effects of drugs on pregnancy outcome ; Human immunodeficiency virus ; Treatment of drug use and dependency during pregnancy ; Prevention of drug use during pregnancy -- 20. Drugs and sports : Stimulants ; Anabolic steroids ; Growth hormone ; Erythropoietin ; Detecting and preventing inappropriate drug use by athletes -- Appendix A. Drug use reporting sources -- Appendix B. List of common names for drugs
Control code
46575047
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 414 pages
Isbn
9780789005526
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001024339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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