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Drugs in Perspective: Causes, Assessment, Family, Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment

Drugs in Perspective: Causes, Assessment, Family, Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment

9th Edition
By Richard Fields
ISBN10: 0078028655
ISBN13: 9780078028656
Copyright: 2017
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Section I: Understanding Substance Abuse

1. Putting Drugs in Perspective

2. Why People Use and Abuse Drugs and Alcohol

3. Drug-Specific Information

4. Assessment of Substance Abuse, Dependence, and Addiction

Section II: Family

5. Substance Abuse and Family Systems

6. Parents and Family: At-Risk Factors for Substance Abuse

7. Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family System

Section III: Motivation, Intervention, Co-occuring Disorders, Prevention, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention

8. Motivation and Change

9. Intervention

10. Prevention of Substance Abuse Problems

11. Disorders Co-occurring with Substance Abuse

12. Alcohol/Drug Recovery, Co-occurring Disorders, Suicide and Alcohol/Drugs

13. The Problem of Relapse: Relapse Prevention (RP)

Appendix A: Trends in Annual Prevalence of Use of Various Drugs for Eighth, Tenth, and Twelfth Graders

Appendix B: Alcohol/Drug Screening Inventories

Appendix C: Medication Examples

Appendix D: At-Risk Factors for Substance Abuse

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Richard Fields

Richard Fields, Ph.D., is owner/director of FACES, Conference and Home Study Programs for Mental Health Clinicians. Dr. Fields brings an expertise to FACES based on over 30 years of work in the alcohol/drug field. He still actively counsels individuals and family members with alcohol/drug problems, training thousands of professionals each year at FACES Conferences (www.facesconferences.com). Formerly the assistant director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Western Regional Training Center, he has conducted training throughout the Western United States. As a consultant, Dr. Fields has worked to develop a number of University and College programs, creating educational classes, workshops and conferences (UCLA Extension, Dept. of Allied Health and Medicine, University of Washington, School of Social Work Extension, Seattle University, Edmonds Community College, University of California, Irvine, Riverside, Santa Cruz and others). Dr. Fields is the author of Drugs in Perspective, 6th edition, McGraw Hill, 2007. This college textbook is standard in most alcohol/drug studies programs.

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