Home > Substance abuse sourcebook. Basic health-related information about the abuse of legal and illegal substance such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin; and including facts about substance abuse prevention strategies, intervention methods, treatment and recovery programs, and a section addressing the special problems related to substance abuse during pregnancy.

Bellenir, Karen, ed. (1996) Substance abuse sourcebook. Basic health-related information about the abuse of legal and illegal substance such as alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin; and including facts about substance abuse prevention strategies, intervention methods, treatment and recovery programs, and a section addressing the special problems related to substance abuse during pregnancy. Health Reference Series, v. 14 Detroit: Omingraphics .

The most commonly used in the United States - alcoholkills an estimated 100,000 people annually, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. Combined, alcohol and other drug problems cost the American economy nearly $200 billion each year. Substance Abuse Sourcebook provides information to help the layperson understand how various substances of abuse affect the human body, how addictions develop, how to recognize the symptoms of abuse, and how to help those afflicted find their way to recovery.


Item Type:Book
Date:1996
Call No:GC2
Pages:x, 573
Publisher:Omingraphics
Place of Publication:Detroit
ISBN:0780800389
Keywords:AOD substances in general, reference work
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB 79 (Available)
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption > Binge / risky drinking
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Natural history of substance use > Recovery
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Theory of substance use > Biological substance use disorder theory
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > Cannabis / Marijuana
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
B Substances > Hallucinogens > LSD
B Substances > Inhalants and solvents
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Methamphetamine
B Substances > Cocaine
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Buprenorphine / Suboxone
B Substances > Steroids of abuse
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > General life processes (physiology)
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Dual diagnosis (comorbidity)
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol dependence
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Genetic disorder
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Developmental disorder
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Substance use prevention
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role > Role of parent
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural aspects of substance use > Recreational drug use
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural discrimination concepts > Minority group (racial group, immigrant, Traveller)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)
T Demographic characteristics > Woman (women / female)
T Demographic characteristics > Pregnant woman
T Demographic characteristics > Elderly / Older person
VA Geographic area > United States

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