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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: inaction, shame, decade, abuse, elder
Number of Pages: 95
Published: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788123556
ISBN-13: 9780788123559

Covers: How Are Elders Abused? (case histories, physical abuse and neglect, financial abuse, psychological abuse, self-neglect, sexual abuse, and violation of rights); Theories For Why Abuse Occurs; Survey of the State Human Services Dept. and Adult Protective Service Workers; Federal and State Efforts to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse (1978-1990); Policy Recommendations; and Appendix (Directory of Officials Responsible for adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse). Photos and charts.

Author: Shay Bilchik
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: child, abuse, investigating, guide
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 1997-02
ISBN-10: 0788176331
ISBN-13: 9780788176333

Address major issues relating to child abuse (CA), including: battered child syndrome: investigating physical abuse & homicide; burn injuries in CA; child neglect & Munchausen syndrome by proxy; criminal investigation of child sexual abuse; diagnostic imaging of CA; forming a multidisciplinary team to investigate CA; interviewing child witnesses & victims of sexual abuse; law enforcement response to CA; photo-documentation in the investigation of CA; recognizing when a child's injury or illness is caused by abuse; sexually transmitted diseases & child sexual abuse; & understanding & investigat

Author: MaryLouise Embrey
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drug, abuse, health, department, human, services, secretary, report, research, third, triennial, congress
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 1999-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788181963
ISBN-13: 9780788181962

Summarizes the extent of drug abuse in the U.,S., its health implications, and recent advances in the prevention and treatment of drug dependence. Sections include: the nature and extent of drug abuse in the U.S.; prevention research; treatment research; dual diagnosis: drug abuse and psychiatric illness; AIDS and intravenous drug abuse; cocaine and other stimulants; marijuana and the cannabinoids; phencyclidine (PCP) and related substances; heroin, other opiates, and the immune function; sedatives and anti-anxiety agents; nicotine dependence; and basic research on opioid peptides and receptor

Author: Geraline C. Lin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: abuse, steroid, anabolic
Number of Pages: 258
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788129694
ISBN-13: 9780788129698

Addresses the question of whether or not anabolic steroids in themselves possess abuse potential or if they simply play a role in the abuse of other substances. A historical overview of the discovery and development of the drug is provided, plus an evaluation of the drug's performance-enhancing effects. Health risks associated with the abuse of anabolic steroids are covered along with the biological reasons why steroids affect the body the way they do. Behavioral effects are also discussed. Charts, graphs and diagrams.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: works, drugs, alcohol, workplaces
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 1995-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788119982
ISBN-13: 9780788119989

Should be required reading for those concerned about substance abuse in the workplace. Offers suggestions to executives, supervisors, employee representatives, and workers on ways they can contribute to ridding the workplace of substance abuse. Examples of effective workplace substance abuse policies and employee assistance programs (EAPs) are included, as are the names and phone numbers of resources that can assist in achieving workplaces free from substance abuse.

Author: Cora L. Wetherington
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: women, health, research, addiction, drug
Number of Pages: 151
Published: 1999-06
ISBN-10: 0788180533
ISBN-13: 9780788180538

Research on drug abuse & addiction related to women has, until relatively recently, been sorely neglected, & most drug abuse interventions developed to date have largely been shaped by men's characteristics & needs. Begins with a history of drug abuse & women. Discusses the neurobiological correlates of addiction & shared findings from basic & applied treatment research, prevention, epidemiology, biological & behavioral mechanisms, treatment & etiology, & the consequences of drug abuse among women, as well as legal & other crosscutting issues.

Author: Louie S. Harrie
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: annual, scientific, symposium, 59th, proceedings, drug, dependence, problems
Number of Pages: 473
Published: 1998-07
ISBN-10: 0788181300
ISBN-13: 9780788181306

Symposium presentations address: molecular biological tools in exploring behavior; drugs of abuse & the immune system; marijuana use; motivational aspects of drug abuse; excitatory amino acids in stimulant abuse & AIDS dementia; agonist efficacy, drug dependence, & medications development; drugs of abuse & gender differences; presynaptic & postsynaptic neurochemical alterations in human psychostimulant abusers; antibody & protein based therapies for drug abuse; behavioral & pharmacological interventions for pregnant substance abusers; & mechanisms of abused drugs: concordance between lab. anim
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