Concepts of Chemical Dependency

Concepts of Chemical Dependency

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This book should be of interest to those concerned with psychology, sociology, sociobiology, health science/education and dependance counselling.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 165.1 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 430.91g
  • CA, United States
  • 0534128343
  • 9780534128340

Table of contents

Scope of the problem of chemical dependency. Alcohol; A brief summary of the acute effects. The chronic use of alcohol. Barbiturates and the CNS depressants. Cocaine. Amphetamines. Marijuana. Narcotic analgesics. Inhalants and aerosols. Over-the-counter analgesics.Hallucinogens. Cigarettes and nicotine. A short primer on theoretical models of addiction. Addiction as a disease of the spirit. Hidden victims of chemical dependancy. Codependancy and enabling. Assessment of chemical dependancy. The process of intervention. The treatment of chemical dependancy. The outpatient treatment of chemical dependancy. Inpatient treatment of chemical dependancy. Alcoholics anonymous and narcotics anonymous. Drugs and sexuality. Appendices, reference and index.
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