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By G. Hussein Rassool

Written by way of an skilled writer and lecturer, this 5 half textual content offers an advent to drug and alcohol misuse and provides:




  • the context of alcohol and drug misuse, and the nature and theories of dependancy, together with a old evaluation and coverage tasks in modern society



  • an review of the issues linked to psychoactive ingredients and their influence on teams equivalent to black and minority ethnic humans, children, ladies, older humans and the homeless



  • an knowing of the wide-spread function responses to substance misuse in various various settings and contexts, together with basic care, group and hospitals



  • a framework for evaluation, care making plans, damage aid process, facing overdose, intoxication and withdrawals, mental and pharmacological interventions



  • an obtainable and skills-oriented method of help scholars and practitioners in facing drug and alcohol misuse.

Alcohol and Drug Misuse takes under consideration present coverage projects and perform for substance use and misuse and encompasses a variety of pedagogical good points to augment studying. it's crucial studying for nursing and overall healthiness scholars taking substance misuse modules, in addition to comparable CPD classes for wellbeing and fitness care professionals.

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