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The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions

Christopher Ringwald

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is common knowledge that for most alcoholics and addicts recovery programmes like AA seem to hold out the best hope of conquering addiction. Most of us also know that such programmes usually ... More


Introduction and Overview: The Emerging Importance of Prisoner Reentry to Crime and Community

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book assembles and analyzes the relevant information pertaining to prisoner reentry: the systems, people, programs, and prospects for implementing a more effective and just system. This chapter ... More


Addictions, Spiritual Solutions, and the Insights of Alcoholics Anonymous

Cristopher D. Ringwald

in The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In dealing with alcoholics and addicts, politicians and commentators usually would prefer to go with treatment instead of sending these alcoholics and addicts to jail. Rarely is it considered that ... More


Myopic Moral Responsibility

Bruce N. Waller

in The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028165
eISBN:
9780262327404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028165.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Preserving belief in moral responsibility requires blocking deeper inquiry into the systemic causes of behavior. This refusal to consider causal history is clearest in the criminal justice system, ... More


Abnormalities in monetary and other non-drug reward processing in drug addiction

Rita Z. Goldstein

in Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600434
eISBN:
9780191725623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Adaptations of the reward circuit to intermittent and chronic supraphysiological stimulation by drugs increase reward thresholds. As a consequence, response to non-drug reinforcers in individuals ... More


Maternal–Fetal Conflict

Bonnie Steinbock

in Life Before Birth: The Moral and Legal Status of Embryos and Fetuses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195341621
eISBN:
9780199897131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341621.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Certain behaviors during pregnancy can harm the developing fetus in utero. In some states, if the woman’s behavior during pregnancy causes her to miscarry, have a stillbirth, or have a child with ... More


Addiction: A Latent Property of the Dynamics of Choice

Gene M. Heyman

in What Is Addiction?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter takes the same natural science approach to addiction that has proven useful in the physical sciences, and shows that clinic addicts are much less likely to stop using drugs than ... More


Willing addicts? Drinkers, dandies, druggies, and other Dionysians

Owen Flanagan

in Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the relationship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198727224
eISBN:
9780191833427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727224.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A willing addict is one who reflectively endorses their addiction. Some say that there are no willing addicts, only unwilling addicts who are trying to stop but not succeeding, or resigned addicts ... More


How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Robert P. Fairbanks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Of the some sixty thousand vacant properties in Philadelphia, half of them are abandoned row houses. Taken as a whole, these derelict homes symbolize the city's plight in the wake of industrial ... More


Meeting the needs of children whose parents have a serious drug problem

Neil McKeganey and Marina Barnard

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at what is known about the ways in which parents' drug use may influence the lives of their children, and the challenges faced by those seeking to meet these children's needs. It ... More


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