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Understanding Addiction Behaviours
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PART I ADDICTION AND SOCIETY.- Introduction.- Addiction and Society.- Perspectives on Addiction.- PART II PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL ADDICTIONS.- Alcohol.- Opiates.- Psychostimulants.- Cannabis.- Hallucinogens & Other Psychoactive Substances.- Synthetic Drugs: Smart or Eco Drugs & Spice.- Tobacco and Nicotine.- Eating Disorders.- Gambling Addiction.- Internet Addiction.- Sexual Addiction.- PART III ADDICTION IN CONTEXT.- Dual Diagnosis: Addiction & Psychiatric Disorders.- Addiction & Harm Reduction.- Special Needs & Diversity.- Service Provisions & Interventions

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'This book has been a pleasure to read and is one of the most concise substance use/addiction text books I have read in some time. It is a comprehensive snap shot of the fast changing context of addiction and substance use. The style is fresh and lucid and deals with the contemporary issues practitioners face within the community. This book is a must read for all health and social care students contemplating working in the field of addiction and substance use.' - Darren Hill, Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Substance Use, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

About the Author

G.HUSSEIN RASSOOL Director of Inter Cultural Therapy Centre, Mauritius (Counselling & Psychotherapy) and Independent Consultant in Addiction and Mental Health for the Mauritius Institute of Health, UNAIDS, National Aids Secretariat. He is also a Visiting Professor of Addiction & Mental Health at the Universidade de Sao Paulo, and the Universidade de Minas Gerais, Brazil. He has over 40 years of experience in psychology, mental health, addiction behaviours and substance misuse fields with relevant national and international experience as a clinical and academic consultant. He is author a number of books on addiction, dual diagnosis and has published many papers and reviews on alcohol and drug misuse. He has also served on various national and international peer-reviewed journals and has published many papers and reviews on addition and mental health.

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'Students from both health and social care disciplines will find Understanding Addiction Behaviours particularly useful.' - Anne Parry, DRUGLINK September/October 2012 'This book has been a pleasure to read and is one of the most concise substance use/addiction text books I have read in some time. It is a comprehensive snap shot of the fast changing context of addiction and substance use. The style is fresh and lucid and deals with the contemporary issues practitioners face within the community. This book is a must read for all health and social care students contemplating working in the field of addiction and substance use.' - Darren Hill, Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Substance Use, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

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