Prevention and societal impact of drug and alcohol abuse / edited by Robert T. Ammermann, Peggy J. Ott, Ralph E. Tarter.

A crucial component of the "War on Drugs" is to provide interventions to at-risk individuals before they develop serious problems with substance use. In the 1990s, we have seen a dramatic increase in the quantity and quality of scientific research on the advancement of prevention science....

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Other Authors: Ammerman, Robert T., Ott, Peggy J., Tarter, Ralph E., 1934-
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Published: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1999.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Critical Issues in Prevention of Substance Abuse / Robert T. Ammerman, Peggy J. Ott and Ralph E. Tarter [and others]
  • 2. What Constitutes a Drug of Abuse? / Peter R. Giancola and Ralph E. Tarter
  • 3. Historical Overview of Alcohol Abuse / David J. Hanson
  • 4. Historical Overview of Other Abusable Drugs / J. Bryan Page
  • 5. Health Effects of Alcohol / Mark A. Korsten and J.S. Wilson
  • 6. Health Effects of Tobacco / Reginald V. Fant, Wallace B. Pickworth and Jack E. Henningfield
  • 7. Driving Under the Influence / Herbert Moskowitz
  • 8. Drug Abuse and Infectious Disease / Richard H. Needle, Elizabeth Y. Lambert and Susan Coyle [and others]
  • 9. Substance Abuse and Disability / Cynthia L. Radnitz, Dennis D. Tirch and Vincent P. Vinciguerra [and others]
  • 10. Managed Care and Substance Abuse Treatment / Janice L. Pringle, Linda R. Kostyak and Michael T. Flaherty
  • 11. Criminal Justice Responses to Adolescent Substance Abuse / Richard Dembo and Kimberly Pacheco
  • 12. Criminal Justice Responses to Adult Substance Abuse / Timothy W. Kinlock, Thomas E. Hanlon and David N. Nurco
  • 13. Regulation of Sale and Distribution / Joseph F. Spillane
  • 14. Media Influence / Joseph C. Fisher
  • 15. Community Responses / Harold D. Holder
  • 16. Prevention in Schools / Gilbert J. Botvin
  • 17. Prevention in the Workplace / Paul M. Roman and Terry C. Blum
  • 18. Prevention in the Community / Mary Ann Pentz
  • 19. Prevention in the Military / Robert M. Bray, Mary Ellen Marsden and John F. Mazzuchi [and others]
  • 20. Prevention in Prisons / Holly P. Wald, Michael T. Flaherty and Janice L. Pringle
  • 21. Prevention in Medical Services Systems / Mark G. Fuller.