Substance Abuse: Prevalence, Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors and Prevention


Jeffrey Raines (Editor)

Series: Substance Abuse Assessment, Interventions and Treatment
BISAC: PSY038000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of alcohol and substance abuse. Topics discussed in this compilation include the correlation of alcohol misuse and team sport participation; the cutaneous effects of adultered cocaine; fetal alcohol syndrome; cocaine and the effects it has on the kidneys; alcohol-related subclinical atherosclerosis; alcohol consumption and alcoholism mortality in Russia; and oxycodone abuse prevention in cancer patients. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Reasons for Co-Occurrence of Team Sports Participation and Alcohol Misuse
Steve Sussman and Nadra Lisha (Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Chapter 2. The Cutaneous Effects of Adultered Cocaine
Ashley N. Amalfi and Michael W. Neumeister (Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Institute for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Springfield, IL, USA)

Chapter 3. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
Sushil Sharma, Sonal Gawande, Abhijeet Jagtap, Reem Aboulela and Zara Salman (Saint James School of Medicine, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean, The Netherlands)

Chapter 4. Cocaine and Kidney, an Unusual Target?
Dr. Hortensia Álvarez Díaz, Ana Isabel Mariño Callejo, José Francisco García Rodríguez, Laura Rodríguez Pazos, Inmaculada Gómez Buela and Ana María Bermejo Barrera (Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Ferrol, Health Area of Ferrol, SERGAS. A Coruña, Spain)

Chapter 5. Coping and Autonomic Dysfunction Act in Tandem with Alcohol-Related Subclinical Atherosclerosis: The SABPA Study
L. Malan, W. Oosthuizen, J. D. Scheepers, M. Möller-Wolmarans and N. T. Malan (Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa)

Chapter 6. Alcohol Consumption and Alcoholism Mortality in Russia
Y. E. Razvodovsky (Grodno State Medical University, Grodno, Belarus)

Chapter 7. Oxycodone: Abuse Prevention Especially in Cancer Patients
Yuko Kanbayashi PhD and Toyoshi Hosokawa MD, PhD (Departments of Hospital Pharmacy and Pain Treatment & Palliative Care Unit, University Hospital; Department of Pain Management and Palliative Care Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan)


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