Substance Abuse and Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522576673
  • ISBN-13: 9781522576679
  • DDC: 616.86
  • 459 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world. Addiction takes many forms and has the potential to impact individuals of all ages, socio-economic statuses, and ethnic backgrounds. This title is an authoritative resource that comprehensively examines the prevalence, assessment, causes, and impacts of substance abuse and addiction from cultural, legal, psychosocial, theoretical, and medical viewpoints. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as technological addictions, drug treatment, and addictive behaviors, this publication is an ideal reference source for psychologists, researchers, mental health professionals, clinicians, academicians, and graduate-level students seeking current research on the prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of substance abuse and addiction.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Associate Editors.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Addiction and Mental Health.
1: Management of Chronic Mental Illnesses and Substance Use Disorders.
2: Mental Health and Addictions Workforce Development: Past, Present, and Future.
3: Supporting People Who Experience Co-Existing Mental Health and Addiction Problems: A National Approach to Improving Responsiveness in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Alcohol and Drug Addiction.
4: Smoking, Implicit Attitudes, and Context-Sensitivity: An Overview.
5: The Ethics of Neuroenhancement: Smart Drugs, Competition and Society.
6: The Impact of Parental Substance Abuse on Children.
7: EEG Based Detection of Alcoholics: A Selective Review.
8: The Diabetes, Depression, and Alcohol Triad: Potential Impact on Community Development.
9: Effects of Alcohol Policy on Population Variables and Control Measures: A Case Study in Dodoma Municipal Council, Tanzania.
Digital Addiction.
10: Internet Addiction: A Modern Societal Problem.
11: A Review of Internet Addiction on the Basis of Different Countries (2007–2017).
12: Personality, Internet Addiction, and Other Technological Addictions: A Psychological Examination of Personality Traits and Technological Addictions.
13: Predicting Dysfunctional Internet Use: The Role of Age, Conscientiousness, and Internet Literacy in Internet Addiction and Cyberbullying.
14: Exploring the Relationship Between Sport Fan Identification and Addiction to Digital Sports Media.
15: Nomophobia.
16: Socio-Psychological Dimensions of Mobile Phone Addiction and Usage Patterns Amongst Teenagers in Higher Institutions of Learning in Kwara State.
17: Psychological Traits, Addiction Symptoms, and Feature Usage as Predictors of Problematic Smartphone Use Among University Students in China.
Gaming Addiction.
18: Social Contributors and Consequences of Habitual and Compulsive Game Play.
19: Gaming and Socio-Emotional Dysfunctional Use of Online Adaptation at School: A Research Hypothesis.
Intervention and Treatment.
20: Exploring the Risk Factors of Interactive E-Health Interventions for Digital Addiction.
21: Psychosocial Intervention Studies for Street Children with Substance Abuse.
22: Addressing Addictive Behaviors in the Workplace.
23: Behavioral Health Workforce Development in the United States.