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By G. Hussein Rassool

Written via an skilled writer and lecturer, this 5 half textual content provides 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 evaluation of the issues linked to psychoactive components and their impression on teams resembling black and minority ethnic humans, youngsters, girls, older humans and the homeless

  • an realizing of the known function responses to substance misuse in a number of assorted settings and contexts, together with basic care, group and hospitals

  • a framework for evaluation, care making plans, damage relief procedure, 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 features a diversity of pedagogical gains to reinforce studying. it's crucial examining for nursing and health and wellbeing scholars taking substance misuse modules, in addition to comparable CPD classes for overall healthiness care professionals.

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