Table of contents for Alcohol and drug misuse : a handbook for students and health professionals / G. Hussein Rassool.

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Part 1: Overview of Substance Misuse & Policy Initiatives 
1. Introduction to Substance Use & Misuse 
2. Self-Awareness and Attitude 
3. Historical Overview 
4. Theories of Addiction 
5. Nature of Addiction 
6. Policy Initiatives & Strategy in Alcohol and Drug 
Part 2: Psychoactive Substances 
7. Alcohol 
8. Opiates 
9. Cannabis 
10. Stimulants: Amphetamines, Cocaine & Khat 
11. Hallucinogens 
12. Anabolic Steroids, Amyl and Butyl Nitrite, Hypno-Sedatives, Volatile Substances, 
Over-The-Counter-Drugs, Smart & Eco Drugs 
13. Nicotine Addiction 
Part 3: Special Issues & Populations 
14. Blood-Borne Infections 
15. Alcohol and Drug Use in Women 
16. Psychiatric Disorders & Substance Misuse (Dual Diagnosis) 
17. Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Black and Ethnic Minority Communities 
18. Vulnerable People: Elderly & Homelessness 
19. Young People: Alcohol and Drug Misuse 
Part 4: Role, Prevention & Strategies for Change 
20. Generic Role in Response to Alcohol & Drug Misuse 
21. Prevention & Health Education Approaches to Substance Misuse 
22. Strategies in Helping People to Change 
23. Working with Diversity: Cultural Competence 
Part 5: Care Planning & Intervention Strategies 
24. Framework for Assessment & Screening 
25. Care Planning, Implementation & Evaluation 
26. Psychosocial & Pharmacological Interventions 
27. Harm Reduction Approach 
28. Intoxication & Overdose: Health Interventions 
29. Drug Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 
30. Alcohol Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 
31. Smoking Cessation: Health Interventions.Chapter 
32: Competence & Professional Development

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Substance abuse -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alcoholism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Harm Reduction.
Health Policy.
Substance-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.