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Drug Use and Misuse

Tom Heller

Drug Use and Misuse

A Reader

by Tom Heller

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Published by John Wiley & Sons .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsCarole Jeffery (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7630920M
ISBN 100471916846
ISBN 109780471916840

Drug abuse is the misuse of recreational or therapeutic drugs that may lead to addiction or dependence, serious physiological injury (such as damage to kidneys, liver, heart), psychological harm (abnormal behaviour patterns, hallucinations, memory loss), or death.. This module is under construction. If you have relevant content you are willing to share, we would appreciate your contribution.   How clinicians should treat people with drug misuse and drug dependence problems. Often called the Orange Book, this is guidance for clinicians treating people with drug problems. This Author: Department of Health And Social Care.

Drug Use Drug use is a broad term to cover the taking of all psychoactive substances within which there are stages: drug-free (i.e. non-use), experimental use, recreational use and harmful use, which is further sub-divided into misuse and dependence. Drug MisuseFile Size: 1MB. Alcohol and Drug Misuse" takes into account current policy initiatives and practice for substance use and misuse and includes a range of pedagogical features to enhance learning. It is essential reading for nursing and health students taking substance misuse modules, as well as related CPD courses for health care professionals/5(6).

1. Extent of drug use in Nigeria 16 Poly-drug use 16 Extent of drug use by geopolitical zones 18 2. Patterns of drug use 25 Gender and drug use 25 Age and drug use 26 Cannabis 26 Opioids: heroin and pharmaceutical opioids 26 Stimulants: amphetamines, cocaine and ecstasy 27 Non-medical use of other pharmaceutical or over-the-counter drugs The Neurobiology of Substance Use, Misuse, and Addiction reviews brain research on the neurobiological processes that turn casual substance use into a compulsive disorder. Course Format This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test/5.


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Drug Use and Misuse by Tom Heller Download PDF EPUB FB2

Definitions. Drug misuse is defined as the use of a substance for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines ().It has a negative impact on health or functioning and may take the form of drug dependence, or be part of a wider spectrum of problematic or harmful behaviour ().In the UK, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs characterises problem drug use as a condition that.

Patterns of Substance Use among Patients in Addiction Rehabilitation in Jordan. Does Religiosity Delay Adolescent Alcohol Initiation. A Long-Term Analysis (–) of Nationally Representatives Sample of 12th Graders. Are Mindfulness-Based Interventions Effective for Substance Use Disorders.

A Systematic Review of the Evidence. Bringing a new approach to covering the basic principles and major topics found in a typical psychopharmacology course, Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse also adds the newest exciting and controversial findings in the study of drug use and abuse.

At the core, the text has a strong emphasis on developing scientific literacy and critical thinking in the student/5(7). For example, distinctions between drug misuse and abuse, and terms such as street drugs or hard or soft drugs are somewhat ambiguous and perhaps dependent on sociocultural contexts.

The chapter begins by providing an overview of a definition of a drug, drug use, and drug action and then distinguishes drug use from misuse and provides terms used Cited by: 2. DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary approach in its coverage of current drug issues.

It weaves psychological, historical, cultural, social, biological, and medical perspectives -- emphasizing the idea that a drug’s effects depend not only on its properties, but also on the biological and psychological characteristics of its user.

The Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Opiate Misusers in Methadone Maintenance Treatment: a Multicentre, Randomised, Controlled Trial. Final Report to the Funding Organisation: R & D Directorate of the Department of Health as Part of the Drug Misuse Research Initiative.

London: DH; Bringing a new approach to covering the basic principles and major topics found in a typical psychopharmacology course, Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse also adds the newest exciting and controversial findings in the study of drug use and abuse.

At the core, the text has a strong emphasis on developing scientific literacy and critical thinking in the student. Drug Misuse and Motherhood gives drug-using mothers a voice. Based on longitudinal research and in-depth interviews it provides new insights and much-needed information in five key areas: * family life * pregnancy * motherhood * service delivery and development * implications for policy.4/5(1).

The premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fourth Edition, with up-to-the-minute insights from more than experts at the front lines of patient management and research.

This edition features expanded coverage of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and complete information on “club drugs 4/5(3). Addiction is more often now defined by the continuing, compulsive nature of the drug use despite physical and/or psychological harm to the user and society and includes both licit and illicit drugs, and the term "substance abuse" is now frequently used because of the broad range of substances (including alcohol and inhalants) that can fit the.

foster compulsive drug use. This booklet aims to fill that knowledge gap by providing scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treatFile Size: 3MB.

Prescription drug misuse can have serious medical consequences. Increases in prescription drug misuse 1 over the last 15 years are reflected in increased emergency room visits, overdose deaths associated with prescription drugs 2–5, and treatment admissions for prescription drug use disorders, the most severe form of which is an addiction.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maisto, Stephen A. Drug use and misuse. Fort Worth, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, © (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: One of the courses in the Education for health project. Cover title: Drug use & misuse.

"A Wiley medical publication in association with the Open University.". New Book Alert Professors Ilana Crome (Drug Science Trustee) and Richard Williams have recently released their latest book – Substance Misuse and Young People: Critical Issues. This book is a comprehensive source of information on young people’s requirements for assessment, treatment and other interventions because of their misuse of substances.

Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or is a form of substance-related ing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts.

In some cases criminal or anti-social behaviour occurs when the person is under the influence of a drug, and long term Specialty: Psychiatry. Aims: The aim of the research was to identify the types of drugs currently being used by university students, their involvement in multiple drug misuse and drug combinations, and the consequences of drug misuse in terms of associated s: The research was based on an email survey of all first- and second-year students registered as undergraduates at a university in Cited by: 6.

Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 1: Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids and Opioids Individuals with alcohol and other drug use disorder (AODUD) not only have elevated prevalence of tobacco use, but also consume more cigarettes than smokers in the general population.

Clinical and. Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 3: General Processes and Mechanisms, Prescription Medications, Caffeine and Areca, Polydrug Misuse, Emerging Addictions and Non-Drug Addictions Drug addiction is a chronically relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug use and the loss of control over intake despite.

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Alcohol and Drug Misuse takes into account current policy and practice for substance use and misuse and includes a range of pedagogical features to enhance learning. It is essential reading for nursing, health and social work students taking substance misuse modules, as well as related CPD courses for health and social care professionals.4/5(1).Prescription drug misuse can have serious medical consequences.

Increases in prescription drug misuse over the last 15 years are reflected in increased emergency room visits, overdose deaths associated with prescription drugs, and treatment admissions for prescription drug use disorders, the most severe form of which is an Size: KB.Drug use is a major challenge for public services, healthcare professionals and policy-makers all over the world.

This book offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective.