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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Providing a psychological perspective on the use and abuse of alcohol and
other psychoactive drugs, this Second Edition includes more coverage of the
theories of alcohol and other drug use and abuse, as well as broad conceptual
issues related to the nature of addiction and recent developments in research
methods. Key Features Focuses on alcohol, which is used more widely than any
other drug, and the one that is associated with the most societal harm
Evaluates important studies on major issues, concepts, and theories rather than
providing exhaustive literature reviews Teaches students to become educated
consumers of research findings, rather than passive or uncritical recipients
Ancillaries A Student Study Site at www.sagepub.com/jungstudy with chapter
summaries, multiple-choice quizzes, flashcards for glossary items, an annotated
list of relevant Web sites, informational QuickTime movies, and SAGE journal
articles. A password protected Instructor's Resource Site at
www.sagepub.com/jung2einstr includes PowerPoint slides and test questions.
Intended Audience This text is appropriate for upper-level undergraduate
courses in Drugs and Behavior, Psychology of Addiction, and Drug Abuse
Counseling. It can also be used in graduate-levelcourses in Drugs and Behavior
and Addiction courses taught in health science, social work, criminal justice,