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Drug And Alcohol Abuse : The Authoritative Guide For Parents, Teachers, And Counselors - H. Thomas, Jr. Milhorn

Drug And Alcohol Abuse

The Authoritative Guide For Parents, Teachers, And Counselors

Paperback Published: 1st August 2003
ISBN: 9780306813245
Number Of Pages: 412

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<>A comprehensive and compassionate look into the major issues surrounding drug and alcohol abuse-from their causes and symptoms to their lethal consequences and treatment options.<>

Introductionp. 3
What Are Drugs of Abuse?p. 13
How Do Drugs of Abuse Differ from Other Drugs?p. 19
Is Alcoholism Truly a Disease?p. 31
Why Do Adolescents Abuse Drugs?p. 45
Drug Abuse Prevention
Historyp. 53
The Parent's Rolep. 61
The Teacher/Counselor's Rolep. 85
How Can I Tell If My Child Is Abusing Drugs?p. 105
The Effects and Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
What Can I Do If My Child Is Abusing Drugs?p. 119
What Goes On in Treatment?p. 125
Do Young Women Have Special Issues?p. 145
What Help Is Available for the Rest of the Family?p. 159
What Happens When My Child Comes Home from Treatment?p. 171
What If Drugs Are Used Again?p. 187
Does Drug Abuse Cause Mental Problems?p. 195
How Are Drugs of Abuse and AIDS Related?p. 209
Do I Have Problems of My Own Which I Need to Work On?p. 215
Drugs of Abuse
Pharmacology of Drugs of Abusep. 227
Alcoholp. 247
Other Depressantsp. 255
Opioidsp. 265
Cocainep. 277
Nicotinep. 285
Other Stimulantsp. 295
Cannabinoidsp. 301
Phencyclidinep. 307
Inhalantsp. 313
Anabolic Steroidsp. 323
Hallucinogensp. 331
Epiloguep. 341
Sources of Help and Informationp. 347
Recommended Reading for Childrenp. 351
Recommended Videos for Parents, Teachers, and Counselorsp. 355
Glossaryp. 357
Referencesp. 367
Indexp. 379
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ISBN: 9780306813245
ISBN-10: 0306813246
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: 1st August 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1