Controversies in the Addiction's Field
by Ruth C. Engs
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Pub. Co. 1990
The purpose of this publication was to get under one cover differing opinions concerning various controversial issues in the Addiction Field, and to discuss these differences in a scholarly manner based upon the research.
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- Department of Veterans Affairs
Smoking is disproportionately higher among persons with depression. Furthermore, smokers with depression may experience more challenges when trying to make and maintain a quit attempt, such as greater negative mood symptoms from withdrawal.
- National Academies Press
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the US. The opioid crisis lies at the intersection of two challenges: reducing the burden of suffering from pain and the harms that can arise from the use of opioid medications.
by Cora L. Wetherington, Adele B. Roman - National Institutes of Health
The scientific evidence generated thus far suggests that drug abuse and addiction present different challenges to women's health, progress differently in females than in males, and may require different treatment approaches and strategies.
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
This Guide is written for primary care and mental health clinicians. It has been produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, with guidance from physicians.