Monday, December 13, 2010

Rehab: A Comprehensive Guide to Recommended Drug-Alcohol Treatment Centers in the United States. - book reviews

This book represents the author's personal visits to many chemical dependency treatment centers during a 2-year journey through the 48 contiguous states. It lists 145 centers: 111 are recommended and given detailed descriptions, and the remaining 34 are briefly described in two separate sections. Six of these earned his respect," but are listed separately because they serve women only, and 28 are listed as "honorable mention." The book implies that some centers were visited and not listed, but does not say how many.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Drug Abuse and Addiction

Signs, Symptoms, and Help for Drug Problems and Substance Abuse

Drug Abuse and Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, Effects and Testing
Are you struggling with a drug problem that’s spiraled out of control? If so, you may feel isolated, helpless, or ashamed. Or perhaps you’re worried about a friend or family member’s drug use. In either case, you’re not alone. Addiction is a problem that many people face.

Monday, November 29, 2010

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Monday, November 22, 2010

How to Add Google Advertisements (AdSense) to Your Website Using Dreamweaver

6 Easy Steps to Earning from Your Website

by Christopher Heng,
If you use Adobe Dreamweaver, a well-known What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) web editor, to create your website, adding Google advertisements, or AdSense, to your site is simple. This tutorial takes you through the steps of getting the ads onto your website.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Alcoholism in Four Patients with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Recommentdations for Treatment 

Authors: Ann P. Streissgutha; Abbey Moon-Jordanb; Sterling K. Clarrenc
Affiliations:   a Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA,

b Public Health Social Worker, King County Public Health Department, Seattle, WA,

c Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA,
DOI: 10.1300/J020V13N02_08
Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year
Published in: journal Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Volume 13, Issue 2 July 1995 , pages 89 - 103
Formats available: PDF (English)

Monday, November 8, 2010

Comparison of opiate-primary treatment seekers with and without alcohol use disorder


Many persons seeking opiate treatment present with complex clinical challenges, which may be exacerbated by alcohol misuse. This report details secondary data analyses aggregating treatment-seeking samples across 10 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network treatment trials to examine alcohol-related characteristics of opiate-primary (OP) clients and compare broad pretreatment characteristics of those with and without an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Analysis of this aggregate OP client sample (n = 1,396) indicated that 38% had comorbid AUD and that a history of alcohol treatment episodes and recent alcohol problems were common. Further, comparisons of OP clients with and without AUD revealed the former were more likely to have had a history of pervasive difficulties in psychosocial functioning. Findings suggest the need for detection of and intervention for alcohol misuse at the outset of opiate treatment and support for the practice of availing medical, psychological, case management, and other support services.

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