Principles of Addictions and the Law

The book includes an examination of sources of law important to addiction and its treatment. The foundations for forensic work in professional legal testimony is explored (e.g., legal system, case law precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and criminal procedures). The science of addiction is featured including the biology of addiction, addiction as a brain disease, responsibility vs. loss of control, development of addictions, and the role of genetics and environment. Drug testing, its uses with forensic populations, what the tests show and do not show, controversies in using tests in the general population also receives extensive treatment. Addiction and mental illness in forensic populations is highlighted for addiction treatment and continuing care. Case studies and landmark cases illustrate the role of alcohol, drug use, and addictions in legal decisions. Focused primarily on alcohol and drug addictions Case studies and landmark cases are included to illustrate the role of alcohol/drugs in legal decisions (e.g., the Exxon Valdez case) Brief overview of legal system and drug courts will be useful to clinicans, lawyers, administrators, and other professionals

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  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080924762
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Principles of Addictions and the Law

Principles of Addictions and the Law
  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 January 2010
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The book includes an examination of sources of law important to addiction and its treatment. The foundations for forensic work in professional legal testimony is explored (e.g., legal system, case law precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and criminal procedures). The science of addiction is featured including the biology of addiction, addiction as a brain disease, responsibility vs. loss of control, development of addictions, and the role of genetics and environment. Drug testing, its uses with forensic populations, what the

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2013
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 June 2019
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 February 2014
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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 17 May 2021
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 03 June 2009
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  • Author : Robert Hill,Jennifer Harris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 April 2011
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  • Author : Richard Rosner
  • Publisher : Hodder Education Publishers
  • Release : 17 May 1994
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 10 November 2016
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Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This important collection explores the social and cognitive processes that enable people who join recovery groups to address their addictive issues. In an era of increasing concern at the long-term costs of chronic ill-health, the potential to leverage group identity

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  • Author : David McDowell,Henry I. Spitz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 December 2015
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