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Drug and Alcohol Studies

Drug and Alcohol Studies

Six Volume Set
Edited by:

December 2013 | 2 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The field of drug and alcohol studies has expanded rapidly in recent years, with estimates of at least a doubling in the number of publications in the past decades. A feature of this wide and multidisciplinary field is the tendency of sub-groups of scholars to operate within their disciplinary silos, paying only token attention to the contributions of others. There are also, naturally, significant differences in approaches of different countries, reflecting different policy frameworks and cultural perspectives. When faced with these challenges to comprehensive study, a publication such as this new six-volume collection - which aims to bring together the various disparate strands of the topic, including key articles written by scholars from across the globe, disciplines and decades - truly proves itself to be a unique and valuable resource for specialist students and researchers in the field.

Volume One: Historical and Cultural studies

Volume Two: Theoretical Perspectives

Volume Three: Methods and Measurements

Volume Four: Policy Approaches

Volume Five: Interventions

Volume Six: Current Trends, Continuing Issues and New Challenges

David Courtwright
Mr ATOD's Wild Ride
What Do Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Have in Common?

David Musto
Opium, Cocaine and Marijuana in American History
Virginia Berridge
Morality and Medical Science
Concepts of Narcotic Addiction in Britain, 1820-1926

Harry Levine
The Discovery of Addiction
Changing Conceptions of Habitual Drunkenness in America

Douglas Kinder and William Walker III
Stable Force in a Storm
Harry J. Aslinger and United States Narcotic Policy, 1930-1962

Hermann Fahrenkrug
Alcohol and the State in Nazi Germany, 1933-1945
Alfred McCoy
Coercion and Its Unintended Consequences
A Study of Heroin Trafficking in South-East and South-West Asia

Robin Room
Intoxication and Bad Behaviour
Understanding Cultural Differences in the Link

Mariana Valverde
Slavery from within
The Invention of Alcoholism and the Question of Free Will

Lee Robins, John Helzer and Darlene Davis
Narcotic Use in South-East Asia and afterward
An Interview Study of 898 Vietnam Returnees

J. Burnham
New Perspectives on the 'Prohibition Experiment' of the 1920s
R. Newman
Opium Smoking in Late Imperial China
A Reconsideration

Pekka Sulkunen
Between Culture and Nature
Intoxication in Cultural Studies of Alcohol and Drug Use

N. Zinberg
Excerpt from Drug, Set and Setting: The Basis for Controlled Intoxicant Use
Geoffrey Hunt and Judith Barker
Sociocultural Anthropology and Alcohol and Drug Research
Towards a Unified Theory

Alan Leshner
Addiction Is a Brain Disease and It Matters
A. Thomas McLellan et al
Drug Dependence
A Chronic Mental Illness

Griffith Edwards and Milton Gross
Alcohol Dependence
Provisional Description of a Clinical Syndrome

Alex Mold
Illicit Drugs and the Rise of Epidemiology during the 1960s
Nick Heather
A Conceptual Framework for Explaining Drug Addiction
Jim Orford
Addiction as an Excessive Appetite
Howard Becker
Becoming a Marijuana User
Tim Rhodes
The 'Risk Environment'
A Framework for Understanding and Reducing Drug-Related Harm

J. Young
The Social Basis of Drug Dependency
Fiona Measham and Michael Shiner '
The Legacy of 'Normalization'
The Role of Classical and Contemporary Criminological Theory in Understanding Young People's Drug Use

Edward Preble and John Casey
Taking Care of Business
The Heroin User's Life on the Street

R. Reinert
The Concept of Alcoholism as a Bad Habit
P. Reuter and J. Caulkins
Illegal Lemons
Price Dispersion in Cocaine and Heroin Markets

Richard Hartnoll et al
Evaluation of Heroin Maintenance in a Controlled Trial
William Cartwright
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Drug Treatment Services
Review of the Literature

Michael Gossop et al
The National Treatment Outcome Research Study (NTORS)
Four to Five-Year Follow-up Results

Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes et al
Scientific and Political Challenges in North America's First Randomized Controlled Trial of Heroin-Assisted Treatment for Severe Heroin Addiction
Rationale and Design of the NAOMI Study

Darrel A. Regier et al
Co-Morbidity of Mental Disorders with Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
Results from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) Study

Richard Midford et al
Alcohol Consumption and Injury in Western Australia
A Spatial Correlation Analysis Using Geographic Information Systems

J. Saunders et al
Development of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)
WHO Collaborative Project on Early Detection of Persons with Harmful Alcohol Consumption

Tim Stockwell et al
Unravelling the Preventive Paradox for Acute Alcohol Problems
Lee Strunin
Assessing Alcohol Consumption
Developments from Qualitative Research Methods

Gerhard Gmel et al
Measuring Alcohol-Related Consequences in School Surveys
Alcohol Attributable Consequences or Consequences with Students' Alcohol Attribution

Gerry Stimson et al
Rapid Assessment and Response Studies of Injecting Drug Use
Knowledge Gain, Capacity-Building and Intervention Development in a Multisite Study

Robert Power
The Application of Ethnography with Reference to Harm Reduction in Sverdiovsk Russia
Nicholas Jenkins et al
Putting It in Context
The Use of Vignettes in Qualitative Interviewing

David Nutt et al
Development of a Rational Scale to Assess the Harms of Drugs of Potential Misuse
Daniel Amen, Kristen Willeumier and Robert Johnson
The Clinical Utility of Brain SPECT Imaging in Process Addictions
Robert MacCoun and Peter Reuter
The Varieties of Drug Control at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Donald Brand et al
Comparative Analysis of Alcohol Control Policies in 30 Countries
A Comparative Study of 38 European Countries

Jonathan Caulkins and Robert MacCoun
Limited Rationality and the Limits of Supply Reduction
Craig Reinerman, Peter Cohen and Hendrien Kaal
The Limited Relevance of Drug Policy
Cannabis in Amsterdam and San Francisco

Gerry Stimson
AIDS and Injecting Drug Use in the United Kingdom, 1987-1993
The Policy Response and the Prevention of the Epidemic

Johan Edman
Treatment of What? Class, Gender and Work Ethics within the Compulsory Institutional Care of Alcohol Abusers in Sweden during the 20th Century
Dagmar Hedrich, Alessandro Pirona and Lucas Wiessing
From Margin to Mainstream
The Evolution of Harm Reduction Responses to Problem Drug Use in Europe

Caitlin Elizabeth Hughes and Alex Stevens
What Can We Learn from the Portuguese Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs?
Alexander Wagenaar et al
Effects of Alcohol Tax and Price Policies on Morbidity and Mortality
A Systematic Review

Benjamin Hawkins et al
Alcohol Industry Influences on U.K. Alcohol Policy
A New Research Agenda for Public Health

Steve Rolles et al
Counting the Costs of the War on Drugs
Executive Summary

Patrick Gallahue et al
The Death Penalty for Drug Offences: Global Overview 2012
David Bewley-Taylor
Towards Revision of the U.N. Drug Control Conventions
Harnessing Like-Mindedness

Harald Klingemann
Natural Recovery from Alcohol Problems
Gilbert Botvin and Kenneth Griffin
School-Based Programmes to Prevent Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use
Harold Holder
Community Prevention of Alcohol Problems
Nick Heather
Can Screening and Brief Intervention Lead to Population-Level Reductions in Alcohol-Related Harm?
Tim Stockwell et al
Sharpening the Focus of Alcohol Policy from Aggregate Consumption to Harm and Risk Reduction
Alison Ritter and Jacqui Cameron
A Review of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Harm Reduction Strategies for Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs
Heino Stover and Joachim Nelles
10 Years of Experience with Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes in European Prisons
William Miller
Motivational Interviewing
Research, Practice and Puzzles

Mark Sobell and Linda Sobell
Controlled Drinking after 25 Years
How Important Was the Great Debate?

Project MATCH Research Group
Matching Alcoholism Treatment to Client Heterogeneity
Project MATCH Post-Treatment Drinking Outcomes

Aaron Beck et al
How Can Cognitive Therapy Help?
Vincent Dole and Marie Nyswander
A Medical Treatment for Diacetylmorphine (Heroin) Addiction
A Clinical Trial with Methadone Hydrochloride

A. Thomas McLellan et al
Is Treatment for Substance Abuse Effective?
Jerome Jaffe and Charles O'Keeffe
From Morphine Clinics to Buprenorphine
Regulating Opioid Agonist Treatment of Addiction in the United States

Benedikt Fischer et al
Heroin-Assisted Treatment (HAT) a Decade Later
A Brief Update on Science and Politics

Louisa Degenhardt et al
Toward a Global View of Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis and Cocaine Use
Findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys

Jürgen Rehm et al
Global Burden of Disease and Injury and Economic Cost Attributable to Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Use Disorders
Thoroddur Bjarnason, Andreea Steriu and Anna Kokkevi
Cannabis Supply and Demand Reduction
Evidence from the ESPAD Study of Adolescents in 31 European Countries

Richard Wilsnack et al.
Gender and Alcohol Consumption: Patterns from the Multinational Genacis Project
Merrill Singer
Drugs and Development
The Global Impact of Drug Use and Trafficking on Social and Economic Development

Susan Beckerleg
'Idle and Disorderly' Khat Users in Western Uganda
Axel Klein
Harm Reduction
The Right Policy Approach for Africa?

K. Mohindra et al
Alcohol Use and Its Consequences in South India
Views from a Marginalized Tribal Population

Sheigla Murphy and Marsha Rosenbaum
Not Good Enough to Be Pregnant
Louisa Degenhardt and Wayne Hall
Is Cannabis a Contributory Cause of Psychosis?
Peter Reuter and Franz Trautmann
Key Findings in A Report on Global Illicit Drug Markets, 1998-2007
Josiah Rich, Sarah Wakeman and Samuel Dickman
Medicine and the Epidemic of Incarceration in the United States
Simon Williams et al
Waking up to Sleepiness
Modafinil, the Media and the Pharmaceuticalization of Everyday/Night Life

Art Van Zee
The Promotion and Marketing of OxyContin
Commercial Triumph, Public Health Tragedy

Wayne Hall and Adrian Carter
Is Deep Brain Stimulation a Prospective 'Cure' for Addiction?
Royal College of Psychiatrists
'Executive Summary and Recommendations' and 'Introduction' in Our Invisible Addicts: First Report of the Older Persons' Substance Misuse Working Group of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

“Betsy Thom and Susanne MacGregor have done the sterling service of compiling an excellent selection of the classic papers in the addiction field for the illumination of its students and practitioners. These volumes deserve to be in the library of any university or organisation that is active in the addictions field. They should also be read by any social scientist or humanities scholar with than interest in the field of drug studies and addiction.”

Professor Wayne Hall
The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, Australia

“This collection of addiction science articles is launched at the right time.  It will be an obligatory companion for students in the increasing number of addiction science master or doctoral programs in the European universities.  The volumes give a panorama of the state of art of addiction science knowledge. The texts are inspiring by showing the multitude of questions and perspectives, the number of still unsolved questions, and the intellectual fantasy and transgressions of disciplinary boundaries needed for good addiction research. The article format stimulates the condensed and efficient presentation of ideas and findings, as already many of the titles show. It has an English language and culture bias. Still this will surely be a classical work, a document of the phase in addiction research, when it had reached a mature state, and before the global balance changed.”

Kerstin Stenius
editor-in-chief at Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Isssues, Finland