Psychotropic Drugs Prevention and Harm Reduction

Written By Imaine Sahed
Psychotropic Drugs  Prevention and Harm Reduction
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0081023731
  • Pages : 162 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Psychotropic Drugs Prevention and Harm Reduction written by Imaine Sahed which was release on 30 August 2017, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This book promotes the interaction between research and professional practices in the field of prevention and harm reduction. Through the scientific work and experience of human and social sciences researchers and medical social actors, research and action assist one another in illuminating the problems associated with the consumption of psychotropic drugs and in developing intervention strategies. Over the course of several chapters, contributed by attendees of the Psychotropics, Prevention and Harm Reduction Put to the Test By “Human and Social Sciences workshop, a range of varied themes are explored within the scope of drugs and their uses. Both the socio-historical context of drug uses and the construction of prevention and harm reduction public policies in light of scientific knowledge are covered, as well as the issue of release, mobilization and/or negotiation of prevention and harm reduction standards, both for professionals and drug users. Presents acts that formalize the first day of study initiated by the network of young researchers at the Psychotropes and Societies Intervention Offers a multidisciplinary view on the understanding of the use of psychotropic substances Includes different analyses to stimulate reflection

Psychotropic Drugs Prevention and Harm Reduction

Psychotropic Drugs  Prevention and Harm Reduction
  • Author : Imaine Sahed,Antony Chaufton
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-08-30
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : This book promotes the interaction between research and professional practices in the field of prevention and harm reduction. Through the scientific work and experience of human and social sciences researchers and medical social actors, research and action assist one another in illuminating the problems associated with the consumption of psychotropic ...

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  • Author : Valentina Staelens,Damon Barrett,Philip E. Veerman
  • Publisher : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 33 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child....

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Demand Reduction
  • Author : United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention,United Nations International Drug Control Programme
  • Publisher : United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : The thirty-eighth session of the Committee on Narcotic Drugs requested the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) to 'develop a glossary of terms to ensure a common understanding of terms'. This Glossary is intended to provide brief definitions of both the most relevant scientific terms in the field of ...

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Substance Use Disorders
  • Author : Antoine Douaihy,Dennis Daley
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Substance use disorders (SUDs) are common among many patients with medical and psychiatric disorders. Professionals from all medical and behavioral health disciplines must address SUDs to provide optimal care to patients. Failure to do so may contribute to morbidity and mortality in cases of more severe substance dependence. This new ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-04-08
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Substance abuse disorders are among the most prevalent psychiatric disorders and are frequently comorbid with other psychiatric and health conditions and accompanied by social problems; however, they remain under-recognized and under-treated. Many physicians and mental health practitioners receive little-to-no training in the identification and treatment of these disorders. Approaches to ...

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  • Author : Trudi Petersen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-06-29
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Working with Substance Misusers is a practical handbook for students and those who work with people who misuse drugs or alcohol. Written by experienced teachers and clinicians, the book introduces: * the substances themselves * theories relevant to substance use and misuse * the skills necessary to work with this client group * the ...

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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2014-05-15
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Why is governance of addiction so difficult? What can we learn from recent experiences and efforts in Europe? Governance of Addictions analyses the multidisciplinary research which has been used as a framework for understanding how governments formulate and implement addiction policies in 27 European Union member states plus Norway, looking in ...

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  • Author : Hamid Ghodse
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-11
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : This classic text provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of substance misuse and dependence with an emphasis on practical and evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management and prevention of a wide range of drug-related problems, in a variety of clinical and social settings. The book includes definitions of terms, and describes ...

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  • Author : Punit Puri
  • Publisher : Educreation Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-01-10
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Today's youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of writing this book is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has ...

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Drugs and Human Behavior
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-30
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : This book presents the main concepts and tools for the adoption of a biopsychosocial approach to psychotropic substances use and abuse management, prevention and treatment. It aims to provide resources for the design and implementation of health strategies and public policies to deal with psychotropic substances use in a way ...

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  • Author : William C Cockerham
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-06
  • Total pages : 4470
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Second Edition is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this new edition combines complementary scientific fields of inquiry, linking biomedical research with the social and life sciences to address the ...

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  • Author : Harald Klingemann,Geoffrey Hunt
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 1998-08-11
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : In the last 10 years, many countries have seen a rapid expansion in their specific drug treatment services. This book describes the ways in which 20 different countries worldwide have chosen to cope with the spread of illicit drugs and the expansion of services. Contributors from a range of disciplines including sociology, ...

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  • Author : Saul Takahashi
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : It has become almost accepted knowledge within international policy circles that efforts against drug trafficking and drug abuse violate human rights, and that the entire international drug control regime needs to be changed (or even discarded altogether) to adopt a more 'rights respecting' approach. Though this view has been promoted ...

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  • Author : Delfine Lievens,Freya Vander Laenen,Nick Verhaeghe,Nele Schils,Koen Putman,Lieven Pauwels,Wim Hardyns,Lieven Annemans
  • Publisher : Maklu
  • Release Date : 2016-04-25
  • Total pages : 422
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs and psychoactive medication (mis)use are associated with a higher likelihood of developing several diseases, (traffic) injuries and crimes. These substances reduce quality of life and increase the health care and law enforcement costs, productivity losses, etc. Consequently, the social and economic impact of substances on ...

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  • Author : Cora Lee Wetherington,Adele B. Roman
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1999-06-01
  • Total pages : 581
  • ISBN : 0081023731
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Summary : Research on drug abuse & addiction related to women has, until relatively recently, been sorely neglected, & most drug abuse interventions developed to date have largely been shaped by men's characteristics & needs. Begins with a history of drug abuse & women. Discusses the neurobiological correlates of addiction & shared findings from basic & applied treatment ...