By G. Hussein Rassool

Written by means of an skilled writer and lecturer, this 5 half textual content offers an creation to drug and alcohol misuse and provides:

  • the context of alcohol and drug misuse, and the nature and theories of dependancy, together with a historic review and coverage tasks in modern society

  • an evaluate of the issues linked to psychoactive components and their effect on teams similar to black and minority ethnic humans, youth, girls, older humans and the homeless

  • an realizing of the favourite function responses to substance misuse in numerous various settings and contexts, together with fundamental care, neighborhood and hospitals

  • a framework for evaluate, care making plans, damage aid technique, facing overdose, intoxication and withdrawals, mental and pharmacological interventions

  • an available and skills-oriented method of support scholars and practitioners in facing drug and alcohol misuse.

Alcohol and Drug Misuse takes into consideration present coverage projects and perform for substance use and misuse and features a variety of pedagogical positive factors to reinforce studying. it truly is crucial analyzing for nursing and wellbeing and fitness scholars taking substance misuse modules, in addition to comparable CPD classes for future health care professionals.

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