Substance use & abuse [electronic resource] : cultural and historical perspectives / Russil Durrant, Jo Thakker.

Author
Durrant, Russil [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Thousand Oaks, California ; London : SAGE, c2003.
Description
1 online resource (xi, 311 p.)

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The primary goal of the authors is to explore the cultural & historical variables that provide a contextual base to drug abuse. They demonstrate how this approach can be integrated within a mainstream biopsychosocial perspective.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-289) and indexes.
Target audience
Specialized.
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Language note
English
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 - What Needs to Be Explained and How Should We Explain It?; Chapter 2 - The Nature and Scope of Substance Use and Abuse; Chapter 3 - An Evolutionary Perspective; Chapter 4 - Drugs in History; Chapter 5 - The Forces of History: Explaining Patterns of Use and Abuse; Chapter 6 - Drugs and Culture; Chapter 7 - The Role of Culture: Explaining Patterns of Use; Chapter 8 - Conceptualizing and Treating Substance Use Problems: A Cultural-Historical Perspective; Chapter 9 - Prevention, Treatment, and Public Policy: An Integrated Perspective
  • ReferencesAuthor Index; Subject Index; About the Authors
ISBN
  • 1-322-41488-2
  • 0-7619-2342-X
  • 1-4522-6296-9
OCLC
  • 809772276
  • 1007858620
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