Perspectives on Substance Use, Disorders, and Addiction

Perspectives on Substance Use, Disorders, and Addiction

By Margaret Fetting

SAGE Publications, Inc
9781483377766
1483377768

Book Description

Perspectives on Substance Use, Disorders and Addiction, Second Edition, is a philosophical and clinical text that suggests new ways to think about the relationships, enjoyment, and troubles with substances of pleasure. The book is designed for students and clinicians who come in contact with and treat individuals and families struggling with the causes and consequences of substance use disorders and addiction. The second edition of Perspectives presents a refreshing blend of ancient and contemporary ideas on the natural pleasures and potential powers of alcohol and drugs in our everyday individual and collective lives.