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Author: Mim J. Landry
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: effectiveness, treatment, addiction, overview
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788136569
ISBN-13: 9780788136566

Answers common questions among the general public, policy makers, decision makers, & even addiction treatment professionals. Does addiction treatment work? If so, how do we know? In what ways is addiction treatment effective? How can the effectiveness of treatment be measured? What factors influence treatment effectiveness?Ó Describes specific treatment approaches, treatment settings, & treatment components & services & provides an analysis of the effectiveness of each. Includes abstracts of representative research studies.

Author: C. Everett Koop, M.D.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, surgeon, general, addiction, nicotine, consequences, smoking, health
Number of Pages: 666
Published: 1988-09
ISBN-10: 0788123149
ISBN-13: 9780788123146

Examines the scientific evidence that cigarettes and other forms of tobacco are addicting. Concludes that processes that determine tobacco addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to other drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Tables and figures. Bibliography. Index.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: science, clinical, practice”, “addiction, reprint, addiction, professionals, hepatitis
Number of Pages: 9
ISBN-10: 1437902456
ISBN-13: 9781437902457

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: abuse, addiction, substance, preventing, understanding, technologies
Number of Pages: 263
Published: 1996-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788127861
ISBN-13: 9780788127861

Focuses on several factors that are necessary for substance abuse & addiction to occur, including an examination of the biological research regarding the phenomenon of addiction to a variety of substances. Describes individual risk & protection factors that contribute to the abuse, & addiction to alcohol & drugs. Looks at how risk & protection factors play out in subcultures & in major activity settings including the home, school, workplace & recreation settings. Addresses a range of legislative options for Congress. History of drug control policy in the U.S.

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: Nora D. Volkow
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: based, guide, research, treatment, drug, addiction, principles
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437926762
ISBN-13: 9781437926767

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Addresses addiction to a wide variety of drugs, incl. nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs. Contents: Principles of effective treatment; Why do drug-addicted persons keep using drugs?; What is Drug Addiction Treatment (DAT)?; How effective is it?; How long does DAT last?; How do we get more substance-abusing people into DAT?; What are the unique needs of women, and adolescents with substance use disorders?; Are there DAT for older adults, and people addicted to prescription drugs?; Is the use of medications like

Author: Nora D. Volkow
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: behavior, rev, brains, drugs, addiction, science
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 143791604X
ISBN-13: 9781437916041

Throughout much of the last century, people addicted to drugs were thought to be morally flawed and lacking in willpower. Society's responses to drug abuse were to treat it as a moral failing rather than a health problem, which led to an emphasis on punitive rather than preventative actions. Today, we know that drug addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior. We have identified many of the biological and environmental factors and are beginning to search for the genetic variations that contribute to the development of the disease. This report provides scientific info. about the
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