Titel: Rethinking Substance Abuse: What the Science Shows, and What We Should Do about It
Herausgegeben von William R. Miller, Kathleen M. Carroll
Februar 2006 - gebunden - 320 Seiten
Ideal for use as a text, this book from two renowned editors features tightly edited chapters that follow a consistent format. Contributors include leading experts on alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs, and behavioral problems through medical therapies. This volume boils down key issues in the field, clarifying what is known about them from research.
Part I: Introduction. Carroll, Miller, Defining and Addressing the Problem. Bickel, Potenza, The Forest and the Trees: Addiction as a Complex Self-organizing System. Part II: Biological Factors. Koob, The Neurobiology of Addiction: A Hedonic Calvinist View. Childress, What Can Human Brain Imaging Tell Us About Vulnerability to Addiction and to Relapse? Hasin, Hatzenbuehler, Waxman, Genetics of Substance Use Disorders. Part III: Psychological Factors. DiClemente, Natural Change and the Troublesome Use of Substances: A Life-course Perspective. V. M. Hesselbrock, M. N. Hesselbrock, Developmental Perspectives on the Risk for Developing Substance Abuse Problems. Mueser, Drake, Turner, McGovern, Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and Psychiatric Disorders. Miller, Motivational Factors in Addictive Behaviors. Part IV: Social Factors. Holder, Racial and Gender Differences in Substance Abuse: What Should Communities Do about Them? McCrady, Family and Other Close Relationships. Moos, Social Contexts and Substance Use. Carlson, Ethnography and Applied Substance Misuse Research: Anthropological and Cross-cultural Factors. Part V: Interventions. Carroll, Rounsaville, Behavioral Therapies: The Glass Would Be Half Full if Only We Had a Glass. O'Malley, Kosten, Pharmacotherapy of Addictive Disorders. Humphreys, Gifford, Religion, Spirituality, and the Troublesome Use of Substances. McLellan, What We Need is a System: Creating a Responsive and Effective Substance Abuse Treatment System. Miller, Carroll, Drawing the Science Together: Ten Principles, Ten Recommendations.
William R. Miller, PhD, Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, USA, and Kathleen M. Carroll, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA
'This book is an important contribution to our understanding of how to apply substance use research to treatment, prevention, and policy. Preeminent researchers have written chapters that focus on their respective areas of expertise. Each chapter provides a concise picture of the research activities currently underway in the area at hand and summarizes current findings. All of the important domains of research on substance use problems are covered... All those interested in substance use policy should read this book.' - Daniel Yalisove, PhD, Department of Psychology and Addiction Studies Program, John Jay College of Criminal Justice 'Two thought leaders in substance abuse have done a remarkable service for clinicians and researchers: they have put together a distillation of what research has taught about the nature of addiction and its treatment. This volume is well focused, comprehensive, and quite readable.' - Marc Galanter, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, New York University School of Medicine