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Cocaine Addiction

J. Stephen Clifford

Cocaine Addiction

The Challenge of a Modern Epidemic

by J. Stephen Clifford

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Published by Edgehill Pubns .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11450350M
    ISBN 100926028065
    ISBN 109780926028067
    OCLC/WorldCa23721900

    Nov 01,  · It covers what cocaine is, the different methods of its use, its effects on the brain and other organs, and its psychological and social consequences for users and those around them -- both at home and in the workplace. This book also covers cocaine addiction -- how it happens, who is at risk, how to treat it, and how to find help. Cocaine increases levels of the natural chemical messenger dopamine in brain circuits related to the control of movement and reward. A person can overdose on cocaine, which can lead to death. Behavioral therapy may be used to treat cocaine addiction.

    Cocaine addiction is the resulting psychological dependence that develops when a user has abused cocaine repeatedly or for a prolonged period of time. Using cocaine regularly and repeatedly can quickly cause changes in the brain that result in a physical and psychological dependence that later requires professional treatment in order to get well. Dec 19,  · Alice* was a cocaine addict for 13 years. Now sober, she explains the true realities of being gripped by such an addiction. And how the so-called .

    Books About Cocaine And Cocaine Addiction Back These books trace the political and cultural history of cocaine, the devastating effects it has had on the lives of those who abuse it and explore the most effective treatment and relapse prevention strategies. Jul 18,  · Inside the book you will find my story of addiction and recovery also a lot of self help techniques to try and help you deal with, Life, Addiction or How to help a loved one who is an Addict.


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Cocaine is America's fastest growing drug problem, especially since the appearance of crack. This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention anvgames.com by: Apr 29,  · This book is a great guide on understanding cocaine addiction.

It explains what happens to a person when he is heavily addicted to the substance of cocaine and what can be done to help the person overcome it. I have a friend who suffers from this addiction and now I understand more what he is going through/5(7).

Aug 07,  · Cocaine: The Ultimate Guide to Overcoming Cocaine Addiction For Life. (cocaine addiction, cocaine addict, cocaine treatment, cocaine, substance abuse, drug addiction, addictions, drug rehab) - Kindle edition by Kevin Anderson.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cocaine: /5(5). Jan 01,  · This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention strategies.

In a straightforward, uncomplicated style, the author provides a wealth of practical Cocaine is America's fastest growing drug problem, especially since the appearance of crack/5(4). Jun 26,  · I just finished reading the new book, Cocaine & Methamphetamine Addiction: Treatment,Recovery and Relapse Prevention.

I think this is an essential work for a number of reasons. First, it provides an excellent context - both historically and clinically, about the 2 stimulant drugs/5(2). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Feb 12,  · Growing up, Judith Grisel struggled with alcohol, marijuana and cocaine.

Now as a neuroscientist, she's working to understand the biological basis of addiction. Her new book. Jun 22,  · The book provides mini-biographies of both men as well as a history of cocaine.

The book is indeed an anatomy of the addiction of these two men, both to cocaine and to morphine, which they took to mitigate the effects of the anvgames.com by: cocaine use. It does this by looking at the following areas: play basketball meditate write a book read magazines play computer games play golf play tennis swim dance lessons and feelings of addiction (like a pub reminding an alcohol addict of alcohol).

Triggers can be physical, such as a certain place or emotional, such as the. cocaine (kōkān´, kō´kān), alkaloid drug derived from the leaves of the coca shrub. A commonly abused illegal drug, cocaine has limited medical uses, most often in surgical applications that take advantage of the fact that, in addition to its anesthetic effect, it constricts small arteries, lessening bleeding.

Mar 24,  · Cocaine Addiction will be the definitive reference text on cocaine for many years to come. Jerome Platt's scholarship is first rate and he does not fall into the trap of forcing resolution to the many cases where the research findings are anvgames.com by: Dec 23,  · If a cocaine addict hears one or two cocaine addiction stories that are either similar or hopefully, much worse than his or her own story so far, these stories can provide some much-needed reassurance that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

‘Jessie’ is learning better ways to deal with stress now that she is in treatmentReviews: 3. Cocaine is America's fastest growing drug problem, especially since the appearance of crack. This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention anvgames.coms: 3.

Aug 27,  · People who use cocaine often may also have more serious side effects and health problems, like: Headaches. Convulsions and seizures. Heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.

Mood problems. Sexual trouble. Lung damage. HIV or hepatitis if you inject it. Aug 21,  · Graceland by Chris Abani. Graceland, a novel by Chris Abani, is a colorful, cacophonous story of a father and son, addiction, and seductive American trappings in post-colonial Nigeria.

Elvis, a teenage Elvis impersonator, hopes to make his way out of the ghetto. Broke, beset by floods and beatings by his alcoholic father. cocaine abuser or cocaine-dependent individual is used to refer to individu-als who meet DSM-IV criteria for cocaine abuse or dependence.) become abstinent from cocaine and other substances.

The underlying assumption is that learning processes play an important role in the development and con-tinuation of cocaine abuse and dependence. In many of them, especially the fiction titles, addiction plays a role but is not necessarily the focus of the book.

Addiction is powerful, complicated, and appears in our lives in a variety of different ways. The beauty of literature is its ability to convey all the exciting, ugly, Author: Katie Macbride. Jan 05,  · My cocaine addiction left me deranged, delusional and on the brink of death.

It took 10 years and four stints in rehab before I got sober. The author at. Aug 24,  · Books to read in addiction recovery (18 MUST HAVES!) A list of 18 books for you to read in recovery. Whether someone you love or yourself are a recovering addict, we have outlined suggestions about self-help literature and books to help you with alcoholism, drugs, behavioral addiction, or co-occurring disorders recovery.

Winner of the Addiction Book Award from the Society for the Study of Addiction In American physicians discovered the anesthetic value of cocaine, and over the next three decades this substance derived from the coca plant became so popular that it became, ironically, a public health problem.

Jul 24,  · During the period of Freud’s addiction (or, at the very least, abuse), he wrote frequently about cocaine, making plenty of references to its debilitating effect on his clarity of thought. But the.Books shelved as drug-addiction: Crank by Ellen Hopkins, Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks, Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction b.May 05,  · Drawing on the latest work in medicine, psychiatry, neuroscience, pharmacology, epidemiology, social work, and sociology, the volume is a highly accessible reference on the history and use of cocaine, its physical and psychological effects, and the etiology and epidemiology of cocaine addiction.