This new, two-volume edition will be a useful resource for students of the topic, those dealing with substance abuse, and the general reader. With new and essential information about this evolving field, Addictions, Substance Abuse & Alcoholism is written in easy-to-understand language, and will be a valuable addition to any public or school library. The content has specific appeal to students of science, premed, psychology, addictive behaviors, drug abuse epidemiology and public health, as well as to librarians building collections in science, health, and medicine, and to general readers. These volumes offer a unique perspective on this growing and constantly changing field with nearly 500 essays on a variety of topics, including: Substances of Abuse, Treatment, Organizations Dedicated to Treatment and Prevention, Physiological Issues and Behaviors, Psychological Issues and Behaviors, Trends and Statistics, Social Contexts and Concerns such as Advertising, Media Influence, Aging, Ethnicity, and Children and Substance Abuse. This new edition pays special attention to the growing opiod issue in American society, with many new and updated articles that address both legal prescription drugs such as fentanyl, codeine and morphine and illegal drugs such as heroin and opium. Additional articles discuss the social aspects of opiod abuse, including over-prescribing pain medication, the growing number of opiod related overdoses, warning signs of opioid abuse and the steps individuals and families can take for rehabilitation and recovery. Essays are arranged in alphabetical order, and vary in length from one to five pages. Substance abuse essays discuss Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Screening and Diagnosis, Treatment and Therapy, and Prevention. Other categories of essays include diagnosis, physiology, prevention, psychological issues, social issues, treatment, and behavioral addictions. Several helpful Appendixes and Indexes complete the text. ADDICTIONS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ALCOHOLISM Volume 1 SALEM HEALTH SECOND EDITION BEST SELLER! Salem Health: Addictions, Substance Abuse & Alcoholism Second Edition Edited by Paul Moglia, Ph.D. AT A GLANCE • 2 Volumes; 800 Pages • 425 Essays • Sidebars, Photos & Illustrations • Chronological List of Entries • General Bibliography • Substances of Abuse • Pharmaceutical Treatments • Support Groups and Organizations • Treatment Centers and Programs • Timeline • Glossary • Web Resources • Category & Subject Indexes November 2018 Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-944-4 Library Price: $275 FREE Online Access FREE “This is an excellent overview of the substance abuse and addiction field for general readers and students.” –ARBA NEW! NEW! HEALTH This comprehensive consumer health collection covers all aspects of human health, from addictions to diseases, nutrition, adolescent and women’s health, psychology, alternative treatments and more. All Salem Health titles provide easy-to-understand, up-to-date, and accessible information on a wide range of important consumer health issues. “It’s seldom that I can unreservedly recommend a product for all libraries everywhere. I certainly can for Salem Health. An extraordinary reference resource.” –Library Journal eReviews NEW! Fall 2018 (800) 221-1592 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! HEALTH 116