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The Encyclopedia of Addictions and Addictive Behaviors (Facts on File Library of Health & Living)

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This series is a collection of clear, comprehensive, and up-to-date resources for understanding and coping with the complexities of modern health and social concerns. Each volume contains an extensive A-to-Z reference section, detailed appendixes, substantial bibliographies, and comprehensive directories of additional resources.

Book News Annotation:

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 psychiatrists affiliated with Oregon Health Sciences U.; Adamec is a seasoned writer of medical self-help books.
Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

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 psychiatrists affiliated with Oregon Health Sciences U.; Adamec is a seasoned writer of medical self-help books. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816057078
Author:
Gwinnell, Esther
Publisher:
Facts on File
Author:
Adamec, Christine
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
English
Subject:
Drug abuse
Subject:
Psychopathology - Addiction
Subject:
Substance Abuse
Subject:
Recovery and Addiction - General
Series:
Facts on File Library of Health & Living
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
9.12x7.48x1.13 in. 1.93 lbs.

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