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Principles of Addictions and the Law

Principles of Addictions and the Law
  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 January 2010
  • ISBN : 9780080924762
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
The book includes an examination of sources of law important to addiction and its treatment. The foundations for forensic work in professional legal testimony is explored (e.g., legal system, case law precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and criminal procedures). The science of addiction is featured including the biology of addiction, addiction as a brain disease, responsibility vs. loss of control, development of addictions, and the role of genetics and environment. Drug testing, its uses with forensic populations, what the tests show and do not show, controversies in using tests in the general population also receives extensive treatment. Addiction and mental illness in forensic populations is highlighted for addiction treatment and continuing care. Case studies and landmark cases illustrate the role of alcohol, drug use, and addictions in legal decisions. Focused primarily on alcohol and drug addictions Case studies and landmark cases are included to illustrate the role of alcohol/drugs in legal decisions (e.g., the Exxon Valdez case) Brief overview of legal system and drug courts will be useful to clinicans, lawyers, administrators, and other professionals


Principles of Addictions and the Law

Principles of Addictions and the Law
  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 January 2010
GET THIS BOOKPrinciples of Addictions and the Law

The book includes an examination of sources of law important to addiction and its treatment. The foundations for forensic work in professional legal testimony is explored (e.g., legal system, case law precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and criminal procedures). The science of addiction is featured including the biology of addiction, addiction as a brain disease, responsibility vs. loss of control, development of addictions, and the role of genetics and environment. Drug testing, its uses with forensic populations, what the


Principles of Addiction

Principles of Addiction
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2013
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Principles of Addiction provides a solid understanding of the definitional and diagnostic differences between use, abuse, and disorder. It describes in great detail the characteristics of these syndromes and various etiological models. The book's three main sections examine the nature of addiction, including epidemiology, symptoms, and course; alcohol and drug use among adolescents and college students; and detailed descriptions of a wide variety of addictive behaviors and disorders, encompassing not only drugs and alcohol, but caffeine, food, gambling, exercise, sex,


Drugs, Addiction, and the Law

Drugs, Addiction, and the Law
  • Author : Peter J. Cohen
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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The use and abuse of psychotropic (mind-altering) drugs is an integral part of the human experience. Society has long viewed substance abuse through many eyes: criminal activity, moral failing, illness and disability, or simply the exercise of individual liberty. Nonetheless, whether the drugs involved are "legal" or "illicit," substance abuse is a major public health hazard. Author Peter Cohen offers a thorough and thoughtful discussion of the major legal, ethical, and policy considerations that society faces as it deals with


The Book of Ethics

The Book of Ethics
  • Author : Laura Weiss Roberts
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 03 June 2009
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The definitive book on ethics for chemical dependency treatment professionals. The treatment of addiction as a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual disease requires a high standard of ethical knowledge and professional skill. This groundbreaking, reader-friendly guide to contemporary ethical issues informs and challenges health care professionals, students, and faculty with a thorough and compassionate examination of the dilemmas faced when providing care for individuals suffering from substance use problems or addiction.Renowned psychiatric ethicists Cynthia Geppert and Laura Weiss Roberts


Behavioral Addictions

Behavioral Addictions
  • Author : Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, MD,Laura Curtiss Feder, PsyD
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 February 2014
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"Behavioral Addictions is a timely landmark achievement and a must read for anyone interested in addictive and compulsive behavior and its treatment. Rosenberg and Feder have brought us leading addiction experts, who clearly present the growing evidence for including behavioral addictions in the DSM-5 and how best to treat them. While gambling is the first to be included in the DSM-5 chapter on substance related disorders, other behavioral addictions are likely to follow as evidence grows. This is the most


Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction
  • Author : Kate Seear
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 June 2019
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This book considers how largely accepted ‘legal truths’ about drugs and addiction are made and sustained through practices of lawyering. Lawyers play a vital and largely underappreciated role in constituting legal certainties about substances and ‘addiction’, including links between alcohol and other drugs, and phenomena such as family violence. Such practices exacerbate, sustain and stabilise ‘addicted’ realities, with a range of implications – many of them seemingly unjust – for people who use alcohol and other drugs. This book explores these issues,


Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: a Research-Based Guide

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: a Research-Based Guide
  • Author : National Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 28 May 2018
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Drug addiction is a complex illness. It is characterized by intense and, at times, uncontrollable drug craving, along with compulsive drug seeking and use that persist even in the face of devastating consequences. This update of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment is intended to address addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs. It is designed to serve as a resource for healthcare providers, family members, and


Principles of Addiction Medicine

Principles of Addiction Medicine
  • Author : Richard K. Ries,Shannon C. Miller,David A. Fiellin
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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This respected text from the American Society of Addiction Medicine is valuable for all physicians and mental-health personnel who specialize in addiction medicine and who treat patients with addiction disorders. The chapters blend scientific principles underlying addiction with the practical essentials of clinical addiction medicine. Many of the contributors are affiliated with leading government agencies that study addiction and its science, such as the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The book


Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications

Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications
  • Author : Dr Kenneth J. Weiss,Dr Clarence Watson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 06 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKPsychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications

Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications is for practitioners who need to be at the cutting edge of admissibility in court. The book avoids standard applications, such as the insanity defense and specific capacity assessments, in favor of those that may be controversial or require evidentiary hearings. It is divided into two broad areas: human development and its deviations; and science and technology. In each chapter, the reader will find a discussion of the science behind the testimony and, where applicable,


Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications

Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications
  • Author : Donna Hammaker
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 19 March 2010
GET THIS BOOKHealth Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications

Health Care Management and the Law: Principles and Applications engages students who will be leading and shaping twenty-first century health care organizations. It raises questions about health law issues such as emergence of the U.S. as a player in the global health care industry, innovative new approaches to the payer/provider model, and the future of tailored therapeutics. The text provides a comprehensive overview of health law, which is relevant to both undergraduate students seeking the basic management skills


Addiction Neuroethics

Addiction Neuroethics
  • Author : Adrian Carter,Wayne Hall,Judy Illes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Research increasingly suggests that addiction has a genetic and neurobiological basis, but efforts to translate research into effective clinical treatments and social policy needs to be informed by careful ethical analyses of the personal and social implications. Scientists and policy makers alike must consider possible unintended negative consequences of neuroscience research so that the promise of reducing the burden and incidence of addiction can be fully realized and new advances translated into clinically meaningful and effective treatments. This volume brings


Interventions for Addiction

Interventions for Addiction
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 May 2013
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Interventions for Addiction examines a wide range of responses to addictive behaviors, including psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments, provision of health care to addicted individuals, prevention, and public policy issues. Its focus is on the practical application of information covered in the two previous volumes of the series, Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. Readers will find information on treatments beyond commonly used methods, including Internet-based and faith-based therapies, and criminal justice interventions. The volume features extensive coverage of pharmacotherapies for each


Addiction at Work

Addiction at Work
  • Author : Hamid Ghodse
  • Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Drugs and the workplace just don't mix. Yet most users of illicit drugs are employed adults and there's a high correlation between levels of stress, income and alcohol abuse amongst professional and managerial employees. And the risks associated with drug use and abuse in the workplace have been well defined.Addiction at Work enables you to understand the background and extent of the problem: the cost of drug abuse to your organization; the role your own organizational culture may have


Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment

Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment
  • Author : David P. Twomey,Marianne M. Jennings,Stephanie Greene
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 30 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKBusiness Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment

Twomey, Jennings and Greene’s BUSINESS LAW: PRINCIPLES FOR TODAY’S COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT, 5E uses excerpted cases in the language of the court to provide both comprehensive and clear coverage. Updates throughout this edition address the latest developments and all of today’s most important business law topics without overwhelming readers with unnecessary detail. Based on the authors’ extensive teaching and legal experience, this trusted book offers a wealth of integrated examples and applications that feature current events and familiar