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Substance Abuse

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 8 provides a description of the major theories of the etiology of substance abuse which guide treatment programs. Risk and protective factors for substance abuse disorders are outlined and ... More


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

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326055
eISBN:
9780199864461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326055.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

In the late 20th and early 21st century United States, the production and misuse of methamphetamine was a growing and urgent public health, criminal justice, and child welfare problem affecting whole ... More


Adolescent Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Substance Use Disorders

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter continues the topic of ODD and CD, emphasizing its presentation and treatment in adolescence. It also focuses on substance use disorders given the shared risk factors for both ODD/CD and ... More


Substance Abuse Networks

Connie Corley, Muriel Gray, and Richard Yakimo

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0044
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter summarizes epidemiological studies on the prevalence of alcoholism in older adults, as well as the diagnostic challenges presented by this population. It describes the service delivery ... More


Who’s Coming Home?: A Profile of Returning Prisoners

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/9780195160864.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a profile of returning prisoners and presents data on the demographic and crime profiles of returning prisoners. It discusses race and gender, literacy and education, physical ... More


Older Adults With Substance/Alcohol Abuse Problems

Tazuko Shibusawa

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Alcohol and drug abuse and misuse among older adults are one of the fastest growing public health problems in the United States. The problems, however, remain underdiagnosed and undertreated, and ... More


The Catholic Tradition: Intellectual, Moral, and Social

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a brief introduction to three umbrella terms: the Catholic intellectual tradition, the Catholic moral tradition, and Catholic social teaching. It begins with a historical look ... More


Child Maltreatment

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores a variety of issues and concerns relating to the maltreatment of children. It begins with an examination of the social and historical context in which society views and treats ... More


The orbitofrontal cortex in drug addiction

Rita Z. Goldstein, Nelly Alia-Klein, Lisa A. Cottone, and Nora D. Volkow

in The Orbitofrontal Cortex

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the role of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) in the clinical characteristics of drug addiction and their putative neuropsychological mechanisms. The OFC's role in reward ... More


Is Drug Testing in the Workplace Worthwhile?

Sara Smucker Barnwell and Mitch Earleywine

in Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195188028
eISBN:
9780199893577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188028.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Drug testing has emerged as many employers' answer to the problem of employee substance use. Drug-testing programs seek to provide an objective basis for mandatory employee referral to treatment ... More


Screening Substance Use/Abuse of Middle and High School Students

Lori K. Holleran and Soyon Jung

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Adolescent substance use has been a major concern in this country. According to the Monitoring the Future study conducted by the University of Michigan and supported by the National Institute on Drug ... More


Effective Strategies for Working With Students Who Have Co-Occurring Disorders

Stephen J. Tripodi, Johnny S. Kim, and Diana M. DiNitto

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

More than 50% of adolescents with a substance use disorder have a co-occurring mental disorder, and approximately 43% of adolescents receiving mental health services have been diagnosed with a ... More


Substance Abuse Prevention: Effective School-Based Programs

Laura DiGiovanni

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The reality of substance use among our youth is still very striking. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism identified alcohol as the primary psychoactive substance used by U.S. ... More


Matters of substance

Thomas Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199557127
eISBN:
9780191721373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557127.003.002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Psychoactive substances have assumed increasing public attention in most parts of the world, especially when they are defined broadly to include alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and certain types of ... More


Substance Abuse at Elementary Age: Effective Interventions

Soyon Jung and Lori K. Holleran

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Substance use/abuse is usually perceived as a problem of the adult and adolescent population and seldom seriously examined with regard to elementary school children. According to the Parents' ... More


HIV Prevention Interventions with Puerto Rican Injection Drug Users

Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Luz Marilis López, and Lena Lundgren

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews existing research to identify key socioeconomic and cultural factors that need to be acknowledged when developing HIV prevention efforts aimed at Puerto Rican injection drug ... More


Dual Diagnosis and Work

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

in A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Many people who have a co-occurring substance use disorder (dual diagnosis) are found ineligible for employment services because of substance use. This chapter includes an illustration of a person ... More


Spirituality and the Healing of Addictions: A Shamanic Drumming Approach

Michael Winkelman

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One area of American medicine in which spirituality is widely considered a vital aspect of healing is in substance abuse rehabilitation. While mainstream spiritual healing practices are found in the ... More


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


Diverse Diagnoses And Special Populations

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter presents FPE models and research findings for various conditions, beginning with mental illness and substance abuse. Mueser and Fox's Family Intervention for Dual Disorders (FIDD) ... More


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