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Abuse of Opioids and Prescription Medications

Isis Burgos-Chapman, Louis A. Trevisan and Kevin Sevarino.

in Addiction in the Older Patient

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Old Age Psychiatry. 15054 words.

This chapter reviews an under-recognized aspect of geriatrics. The elderly population is growing in number, as is the proportion of aging baby-boomers at high risk for pain medication...

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Addiction and Society

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 19088 words.

Chapter 9 explores the complex interrelationship of addiction and dislocated societies using five different addicted people in three different societies as examples.

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Addiction in the Older Patient

Edited by Maria Sullivan and Frances Levin.

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Old Age Psychiatry. 320 pages.

Addictive disorders in older adults are underdiagnosed and undertreated. An important reason for this lack of recognition of a serious health problem is a paucity of clinical knowledge...

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Addiction is a Way of Adapting to Dislocation: Historical Evidence

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 11916 words.

Chapter 6 discusses addiction as a way of adaption to dislocation, and provides historical evidence from Canadian aboriginal peoples, and China.

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Addiction is a Way of Adapting to Dislocation: Quantitative Research, Clinical Reports, and ‘Spam’

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 9887 words.

Chapter 7 discusses the use of quantitative research, clinical reports and other internet-based mechanisms to explain addiction as a way of adapting to dislocation.

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Addiction is a Way of Adapting to Dislocation: The Myth of the Demon Drugs

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 17035 words.

Chapter 8 discusses the myth of demon drugs, how this myth has been exposed, and the cycle of the myth.

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Addiction<sub>1</sub>, Addiction<sub>2</sub>, Addiction<sub>3</sub>, Addiction<sub>4</sub> …

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 15149 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the definitions of addiction and how they vary from each other, as well as how confused definitions of addiction have, in some case, contributed to large-scale suffering...

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Aetiology of alcohol problems

Juan C. Negrete and Kathryn J. Gill.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 4325 words.

Approximately 8 out of every 10 persons living in Europe and the Americas would report consuming alcoholic beverages in their lifetime, and the norm is for drinking to start in adolescence:...

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Alcohol

Darius A. Rastegar and Michael I. Fingerhood.

in The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 16856 words.

At low levels, alcohol causes euphoria and disinhibition, but at higher levels it causes sedation, as well as impaired memory and coordination. Overdose is characterized by drowsiness,...

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Alcohol

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt.

in Addiction Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 24801 words.

Introduction - Epidemiology - Pharmacology - Pathophysiology - The spectrum of use and misuse - Core clinical syndromes - The alcohol withdrawal syndrome - ...

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