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The encyclopedia of addictions and addictive behaviors, Esther Gwinnell, Christine Adamec

Label
The encyclopedia of addictions and addictive behaviors
Title
The encyclopedia of addictions and addictive behaviors
Statement of responsibility
Esther Gwinnell, Christine Adamec
Title variation
  • Addictions and addictive behaviors
  • Addictions and addictive behaviors
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Addictions and addictive behaviors
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Containing some 300 alphabetically arranged entries, this reference covers signs, symptoms, and causes of addictive behaviors and discusses treatments and therapies. It is written at a level accessible to general readers, and it may be useful for counselors and others who need basic information or a starting point for research on a broad range of topics. Entries range from a few paragraphs to several pages and include references and cross-references. Tables containing statistical information on addictions among various populations are found in the appendices, as are lists of state substance abuse agencies and other relevant organizations. Gwinnell is a psychiatrist affiliated with Oregon Health Sciences U.; Adamec is a seasoned writer of medical self-help books
  • Includes introductory information on who has addictions, myths about addictions, elements of addictions, types of addictive behaviors, causes of addictions, ramifications of addictive behaviors, addictions: punishable behaviors or treatable?, recovering from addictions, treatment, etc
  • Also includes major treatment of the following topics: adolescents, alcohol, fetal alcohol syndrome, Alcoholics Anonymous, alcoholism, amphetamines, anabolic steroids, anorexia nervosa, Antabuse (disulfiram), anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), beer, binge drinking, binge eating, bipolar disorder, bulimia nervosa, caffeine, child abuse and neglect, club drugs, cocaine, college students, cosmetic surgery addiction, crack cocaine, date, acquaintance rape, depression, detoxification, driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, drug addiction, drug testing, dual diagnosis, Ecstasy (MDMA), elderly, older adults, exercise addiction, fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), gambling, GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate), heroin, homelessness, inhalant abuse, Internet addiction disorder, LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), lung cancer, marijuana, methadone, methamphetamine, mushrooms, nicotine, obsessive compulsive disorder, opiates, overeating and obesity, OxyContin, pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, pregnancy, schizophrenia, sexual addiction, compulsive shopping, smokeless tobacco, smoking, substance abuse, suicide, tobacco, violence, withdrawal, work, etc
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.29/03
Index
index present
LC call number
RC564
LC item number
.G95 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
NLM call number
  • 2006 B-075
  • WM 13
NLM item number
G994e 2006
Label
The encyclopedia of addictions and addictive behaviors, Esther Gwinnell, Christine Adamec
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ENTRIES A to Z -- Appendix I: Important Organizations -- Appendix II: State Substance Abuse Offices -- Appendix III: State Controlled Substances Scheduling Authorities -- Appendix IV: Table: Examples of Scheduled Drugs -- Appendix V: State Mental Health Agencies -- Appendix VI: Table: Use of Selected Substances in the Past Month by Persons 12 Years of Age and Older, by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: United States, Selected Years, 1999-2001 -- Appendix VII: Table: Percent Distribution of Current Cigarette Smoking Status for Adults Aged 18 Years and Over -- Appendix VIII: Table: Cigarette Smoking Among Men, Women, High School Students, and Mothers During Pregnancy, Percentages, 1990-2001 -- Appendix IX: Table: Use of Selected Substances by High School Seniors, Eighth and Tenth-Graders, According to Sex and Race, United States, Selected Years, 1991-2002 -- Appendix X : Percentage of High School Students Who Used Cocaine and Who Injected Illegal Drugs, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XI: Percentage of High School Students Who Used Marijuana, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XII: Percentage of High School Students Who Drank Alcohol, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XIII: Percentage of High School Students Who Used Smokeless Tobacco, Smoked Cigars and Used any Tobacco, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XIV: Percentages of Lifetime Users of Specific Hallucinogens -- Appendix XV: Received Substance Use Treatment in the Past Year among Persons Ages 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 -- Appendix XVI: Needed and Received Treatment for an Illicit Drug Problem in the Past Year Among Persons Ages 12 and Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages -- Appendix XVII: Needed and Received Treatment for an Alcohol Problem in the Past Year Among Persons Ages 12 and Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages -- Appendix XVIII: Substance Abuse Clients in Specialty Treatment Units According to Substance Abused, Geographic Division, and State,United States, 1998-2002.
  • wcco
Control code
zmeld3 b1272748
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 344 p.
Isbn
9780816057078
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2004023866
System control number
  • 256257
  • (OCoLC)ocm56733261
Label
The encyclopedia of addictions and addictive behaviors, Esther Gwinnell, Christine Adamec
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ENTRIES A to Z -- Appendix I: Important Organizations -- Appendix II: State Substance Abuse Offices -- Appendix III: State Controlled Substances Scheduling Authorities -- Appendix IV: Table: Examples of Scheduled Drugs -- Appendix V: State Mental Health Agencies -- Appendix VI: Table: Use of Selected Substances in the Past Month by Persons 12 Years of Age and Older, by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: United States, Selected Years, 1999-2001 -- Appendix VII: Table: Percent Distribution of Current Cigarette Smoking Status for Adults Aged 18 Years and Over -- Appendix VIII: Table: Cigarette Smoking Among Men, Women, High School Students, and Mothers During Pregnancy, Percentages, 1990-2001 -- Appendix IX: Table: Use of Selected Substances by High School Seniors, Eighth and Tenth-Graders, According to Sex and Race, United States, Selected Years, 1991-2002 -- Appendix X : Percentage of High School Students Who Used Cocaine and Who Injected Illegal Drugs, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XI: Percentage of High School Students Who Used Marijuana, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XII: Percentage of High School Students Who Drank Alcohol, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XIII: Percentage of High School Students Who Used Smokeless Tobacco, Smoked Cigars and Used any Tobacco, by Sex, Selected U.S. Sites, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2003 -- Appendix XIV: Percentages of Lifetime Users of Specific Hallucinogens -- Appendix XV: Received Substance Use Treatment in the Past Year among Persons Ages 12 or Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages, 2002 -- Appendix XVI: Needed and Received Treatment for an Illicit Drug Problem in the Past Year Among Persons Ages 12 and Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages -- Appendix XVII: Needed and Received Treatment for an Alcohol Problem in the Past Year Among Persons Ages 12 and Older, by Demographic Characteristics: Percentages -- Appendix XVIII: Substance Abuse Clients in Specialty Treatment Units According to Substance Abused, Geographic Division, and State,United States, 1998-2002.
  • wcco
Control code
zmeld3 b1272748
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 344 p.
Isbn
9780816057078
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2004023866
System control number
  • 256257
  • (OCoLC)ocm56733261

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