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Substance Abuse: Prevalence, Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors and Prevention
Raines, Jeffrey (Edt)
Nova Science Publishers / Hardcover / 2014-11-01 / 1633219496
price: $164.50 (may be subject to change)
187 pages
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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 affects it has on the kidneys; coping and autonomic dysfunction act in tandem with alcohol-related subclinical atherosclerosis; alcohol consumption and alcoholism mortality in Russia; and oxycodone abuse prevention in cancer patients. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Reasons for Co-Occurrence of Team Sports Participation and Alcohol Misuse (pp. 1-18)
Authors / Editors: (Steve Sussman, Nadra Lisha, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA, and others)

Chapter 2 - The Cutaneous Effects of Adultered Cocaine (pp. 19-38)
Authors / Editors: (Ashley N. Amalfi, 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 (pp. 39-94)
Authors / Editors: (Sushil Sharma, Sonal Gawande, Abhijeet Jagtap, Reem Aboulela, Zara Salman, Saint James School of Medicine, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean, The Netherlands)

Chapter 4 - Cocaine and Kidney, An Unusual Target? (pp. 95-106)
Authors / Editors: (Hortensia Álvarez Díaz, Ana Isabel Mariño Callejo, José Francisco García Rodríguez, Laura Rodríguez Pazos, Inmaculada Gómez Buela, Ana María Bermejo Barrera, Infectious Diseases Unit. Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Ferrol, Health Area of Ferrol, SERGAS. A Coruña, Spain, and others)

Chapter 5 - Coping and Autonomic Dysfunction Act in Tandem with Alcohol-Related Subclinical Atherosclerosis: The SABPA Study (pp. 107-128)
Authors / Editors: (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, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 6 - Alcohol Consumption and Alcoholism Mortality in Russia (pp. 129-146)
Authors / Editors: (Y.E. Razvodovsky, Grodno State Medical University, Grodno, Belarus)

Chapter 7 - Oxycodone: Abuse Prevention Especially in Cancer Patients (pp. 147-158)
Authors / Editors: (Yuko Kanbayashi, Toyoshi Hosokawa, Departments of Hospital Pharmacy and Pain Treatment & Palliative Care Unit, University Hospital; Department of Pain Management & Palliative Care Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan)

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