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Preface half 1: assessment of Substance Misuse & coverage tasks 1. advent to Substance Use & Misuse 2. Self-Awareness and angle three. old evaluation four. Theories of dependancy five. Nature of habit 6. coverage tasks & process in Alcohol and Drug half 2: Psychoactive ingredients 7. Alcohol eight. Opiates nine. hashish 10. Stimulants: Amphetamines, Cocaine & Khat eleven. Hallucinogens 12. Anabolic Steroids, Amyl and Butyl Nitrite, Hypno-Sedatives, risky elements, Over-The-Counter-Drugs, shrewdpermanent & Eco medicinal drugs thirteen. Nicotine dependancy half three: specific matters & Populations 14. Blood-Borne Infections 15. Alcohol and Drug Use in ladies sixteen. Psychiatric problems & Substance Misuse (Dual analysis) 17. Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Black and Ethnic Minority groups 18. weak humans: aged & Homelessness 19. teens: Alcohol and Drug Misuse half four: function, Prevention & suggestions for switch 20. regular position in line with Alcohol & Drug Misuse 21. Prevention & healthiness schooling ways to Substance Misuse 22. thoughts in aiding humans to alter 23. operating with range: Cultural Competence half five: Care making plans & Intervention options 24. Framework for overview & Screening 25. Care making plans, Implementation & assessment 26. Psychosocial & Pharmacological Interventions 27. damage relief strategy 28. Intoxication & Overdose: health and wellbeing Interventions 29. Drug Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 30. Alcohol Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 31. Smoking Cessation: healthiness Interventions.Chapter 32: Competence & specialist improvement

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By the end of the nineteenth century, it has been estimated that over a quarter of the adult male Chinese population were addicted. Morphine was first isolated from opium in 1805 by a German pharmacist, Wilhelm Sertürner, who named it morphium – after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams. In the late nineteenth century, morphine became the drug of choice for high society and middle-class professionals. The development of the hypodermic syringe in the mid nineteenth century allowed the injection of pure morphine.

Hussein (1998) Substance Use and Misuse: Nature, Context and Clinical Interventions. Oxford: Blackwell Science. Rassool, G. Hussein (2001) Substance Use and Dual Diagnosis: Concepts, Theories and Models. In G. ), Dual Diagnosis: Substance Misuse and Psychiatric Disorders. Oxford: Blackwell Science. Royal College of Psychiatrists (1987) Drug Scenes: A Report on Drugs and Drug Dependence. The Royal College of Psychiatrists. London: Gaskell. Royal College of Psychiatrists and Royal College of Physicians Working Party (2000) Drugs: Dilemmas and Choices.

Geneva: World Health Organization. WHO (1998) Health for All. Data Base: European Region, Geneva: World Health Organization. WHO (2002) Alcohol in Developing Societies: A Public Health Approach, Geneva: WHO. WHO (2007) WHO Expert Committee on Problems Related to Alcohol Consumption, Second Report, Technical Series No. 944. Geneva: World Health Organization. CHAPTER 2 SELF-AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE OBJECTIVES ᭿ Have developed greater sensitivity regarding substance misusers. ᭿ Be more accepting of individuals with alcohol or drug problems.

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