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Title: Interventions
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2012
Characteristics: 180 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Hunnicutt, book editor
Contents: Is substance abuse a serious problem? Addiction rates are increasing among Baby Boomers / Elaine Appleton Grant
Substance abuse is a problem on college campuses / UniversityChic.com
Substance abuse is a problem in the workplace / James Schuster, as told to Smart Business Week
Substance abuse in the workplace is declining / Marketwire
Drug and alcohol abuse damages family relationships / Beth Aileen Lameman
Drug addiction is a brain disease / National Institute on Drug Abuse
Drug addiction is not a brain disease / Sally Satel and Scott Lilienfeld
Is intervention the best approach to addiction?
Experts differ on which intervention models are most effective / Sarah Kershaw
The American model of intervention may not be the best approach in other countries / Emine Saner
Harm reduction is the best approach when addicts will not quit using / Tim Morrison
Drug and alcohol addictions often go untreated / National Institute on Drug Abuse
Who should be involved in substance abuse interventions? Businesses have an obligation to intervene in cases of workplace addiciton / Bob Poznanovich
Family and friends play important roles in interventions / Nancy Doyle Palmer
Families involved in interventions should seek help and support / Gerard "Jerry" J. Egan
Doctors should be trained to intervene during routine medical care / Larry M. Gentlello
Should interventions be televised? Interventions make good television / Natasha Vargas-Cooper
Interventions do not belong on television / Louise Stanger
The producer of Intervention was not legally obligated to prevent an impaired person from driving / Jeremy W. Peters
The producer of Intervention was ethically obligated to prevent an impaired person from driving / Bruce Weinstein
Additional Contributors: Hunnicutt, Susan
ISBN: 9780737760002
Branch Call Number: 616.8606 I61945 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-170) and index
Subject Headings: Substance abuse Substance abuse Treatment Substance abuse Patients Family relationships Substance abuse on television
Topical Term: Substance abuse
Substance abuse
Substance abuse
Substance abuse on television
LCCN: 2011037683
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