The Encyclopedia of Addictions and Addictive Behaviors

Editor/Author Gwinnel, Esther and Adamec, Christine
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4153-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Pharmaceutical Science
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Comprehensive in scope, The Encyclopedia of Addictions and Addictive Behaviors covers many common addictions, including alcoholism, gambling, and OxyContin, as well as their relating behaviors.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword: Hope for Those with Addictions
  • Introduction: Addiction and Addictive Behaviors
  • A
  • acknowledgment of addiction
  • acquaintance and date rape
  • addiction
  • addiction and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • addiction and pregnancy
  • addiction and the workplace
  • addiction in seniors
  • addiction to cosmetic surgery
  • addictive behaviors
  • addictive personality
  • alcohol abuse
  • alcohol and violence
  • alcohol breath tests
  • alcohol poisoning
  • alcohol use
  • alcoholic blackouts
  • alcoholic health problems
  • alcoholic pancreatitis
  • alcoholism
  • alprazolam (Xanax)
  • amphetamine addiction
  • anabolic steroid addiction
  • anorexia nervosa
  • anxiety disorders
  • athletes and addiction
  • B
  • barbiturates
  • beer and alcoholism
  • behavior modification treatment of addiction
  • benzodiazepines
  • binge drinking
  • binge-eating disorder (BED)
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood alcohol levels
  • bulimia nervosa
  • buprenorphine
  • C
  • caffeine addiction
  • cancer and addiction
  • carisoprodol addiction
  • child abuse
  • cirrhosis and alcoholism
  • cocaine
  • college students and addiction
  • compulsive shopping
  • crack cocaine
  • crime and addiction
  • D
  • date rape drugs
  • depression
  • designer drugs
  • detoxification
  • dextromethorphan
  • disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • drug abuse and dependence and health problems
  • drug addiction
  • drug courts
  • drug testing
  • drug-free zones
  • dual diagnosis and substance abuse
  • E
  • Ecstasy
  • emergency treatment for substance abuse
  • emphysema
  • enablers of addiction
  • exercise addiction/dependence
  • F
  • fatty liver disease
  • fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)
  • G
  • gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  • genetic predisposition to addiction or addictive behaviors
  • H
  • hallucinations and substance abuse
  • hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • hashish
  • hepatitis
  • heroin
  • homelessness and addiction
  • I
  • impaired driving
  • impulse control disorders
  • inhalants
  • Internet addiction disorder
  • Internet as a vehicle for addictive behaviors
  • L
  • lung cancer
  • lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
  • M
  • marijuana
  • Master Settlement Agreement (MSA)
  • mental illness and addiction
  • methadone abuse and addiction
  • methamphetamine
  • military veterans and addiction
  • morphine
  • N
  • nicotine
  • nicotine replacement
  • O
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • opiates
  • oral cancer
  • overeating as an addictive behavior
  • oxycodone addiction
  • P
  • pain management and addiction
  • pathological gambling
  • phencyclidine (PCP)
  • physicians with addiction problems
  • prescription drug abuse
  • R
  • rehabilitation
  • S
  • scheduled drugs
  • schizophrenia and addiction
  • sex addiction
  • smokeless tobacco
  • smoking
  • substance abuse
  • substance abuse (effect on children)
  • substance abuse treatment facilities
  • suicide and addiction
  • T
  • teenage drug abuse
  • teenage smoking
  • teenage alcohol use, trends and attitudes
  • television addiction
  • treatment contract
  • Twelve Steps
  • W
  • withdrawal in substance abuse