- Reflective questions to challenge readers’ assumptions
- Case studies to help students understand the impact of substances on individuals
- Links to further resources to expand readers’ knowledge
is a major challenge for public services, healthcare professionals and
policy-makers all over the world. This book offers a complete overview of the
issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective.
It begins by providing a reference guide to the different psychoactive
substances, looking at the biological and psychological impact of their use.
Key issues in the effect drugs have on society are then addressed, before
outlining methods of recovery and therapy.
It will be valuable reading for those studying on degrees in criminology, health, nursing, social work and counselling.
Key Concepts in Substance Misuse - Aaron Pycroft
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