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The Office of the Surgeon General recently produced its first Report on the consequences of alcohol and drug abuse on health, making several very laudable policy recommendations, including characterizing addiction...  Read More
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This chapter describes the neurobiological framework underlying substance abuse and why clients transition from using or misusing to a substance use disorder. It also explains how these substances produce changes...  Read More
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As tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, differential rates of smoking and use of other tobacco products is a significant contributor to health...  Read More
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The Male Box course is a fascinating video journey into the lives and minds of boys and men. It describes the history, the principles, and theoretical and practical research concerning...  Read More
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Treatment Issues for Men (TIP 56, Chapter 3): Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men (TIP 56) explores issues that may affect substance abuse treatment for most, if not...  Read More
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Introduction, Summary, and Conclusions (Chapter 1): Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General examines in detail the epidemiology, health effects, and causes of...  Read More
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Managing Addiction Risk in Patients Treated With Opioids (TIP 54, Chapter 4): Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders tells of promoting adherence, how...  Read More
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Protracted Withdrawal: From Substance Abuse Treatment Advisory, News for the Treatment Field differentiates acute withdrawal from protracted withdrawal, provides an overview of protracted withdrawal signs and symptoms, and offers suggestions...  Read More
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Alcoholics Anonymous refers to the alcoholic who has stopped drinking, but who still demonstrates alcoholic attitudes and behaviors, as a “dry drunk.” Such individuals are said to have abstinence but...  Read More
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While predominant models of prevention focus on the prevention of specific diseases and disorders and/or on the minimization of harm arising from them, the authors argue for a theoretical and...  Read More
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