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Knowledgeable Adults’ Experiences and Perspectives

Wendy Haight, Teresa Ostler, James Black, and Linda Kingery

in Helping Children of Rural, Methamphetamine-Involved Families: The Case of Rural Illinois

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326055
eISBN:
9780199864461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326055.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on the perspectives and experiences of knowledgeable adults. Child welfare workers, other community professionals (educators, counselors, law enforcement personnel, and substance ... More


Substance misuse

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly, and Bernadette Wilkinson

in Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the extent to which the misuse of drugs and/or alcohol is associated with offending behaviour and the nature of that association. The answers to those questions are more complex ... More


Inequalities in health behaviours and the life trajectories of children and youth: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the influence of youth culture on social class differences in health behaviours. The findings indicate that problematic risk behaviours such as smoking and hard drug misuse ... More


Retirement and Drug Abuse/Misuse

Peter A. Bamberger, Samuel B. Bacharach, Kathleen A. Briggs, and Meira Ben-Gad

in Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses other forms of substance abuse (i.e., illicit drugs and prescription medications) in late life, in general, and in relation to retirement, in particular. Drawing from the ... More


Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Peter A. Bamberger and Samuel B. Bacharach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Substance misuse among older adults in the United States is a major hidden health threat, with broad implications for the welfare and quality of life of those misusing alcohol and drugs, as well as ... More


Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book reviews health promotion in the context of the pharmacy practice. Since the publication of the first edition, major changes have taken place in the involvement of pharmacists in health ... More


Concepts of addiction in Europe in the 1970s and 1980s: what does a long view tell us about drugs, alcohol, and tobacco?

Alex Mold, Franca Beccaria, Virginia Berridge, Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl, Grazyna Herczyńska, Jacek Moskalewicz, Enrico Petrilli, and Suzanne Taylor

in Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the changing concepts and terminology used to describe drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in selected European countries during the 1970s and 1980s. Focusing on Austria, Italy, ... More


Uneasy and powerless: views from the online consultation

Beth Watts and David Utting

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The concept of ‘social evil’ is one that resonates in modern Britain. The consultation exercise, which is described in this chapter, tapped into issues about which people cared deeply. A number of ... More


Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Jo Phoenix (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Recent years have seen a ‘quiet revolution’ in the way that the sex industry is regulated and governed. The consensus around what the problems of prostitution are has broken down and in its place a ... More


Systems Thinking and the Opioid Epidemic in Georgia

Brigitte Manteuffel, Leigh Alderman, Jane Branscomb, and Karen Minyard

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Systems thinking in public health is an analytic approach that takes a broad perspective to a health issue or challenge and considers the interrelated pieces and dependencies at play within the ... More


Has there been a decline in values in British society?

Anthony Browne

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter states that the growing sexual equality has made it possible for more women to leave abusive and unhappy homes. It also contends that there have been many moral improvements since the ... More


Managing Medicines

Anne Baileff and Jan Davis

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0033
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

The management of medicines is a fundamental component of contemporary nursing care and a pervasive form of therapeutic intervention in healthcare ... More


Managing Perioperative Care

Jane Jackson

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0037
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

This chapter focuses on the preparation and care of adult patients undergoing elective surgery, the associated challenges, and supporting evidence in ... More


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