Alcohol and Drug Misuse: A Handbook for Students and Health by G. Hussein Rassool

By G. Hussein Rassool

Preface half 1: evaluate of Substance Misuse & coverage projects 1. advent to Substance Use & Misuse 2. Self-Awareness and angle three. historic assessment four. Theories of dependancy five. Nature of dependancy 6. coverage tasks & process in Alcohol and Drug half 2: Psychoactive components 7. Alcohol eight. Opiates nine. hashish 10. Stimulants: Amphetamines, Cocaine & Khat eleven. Hallucinogens 12. Anabolic Steroids, Amyl and Butyl Nitrite, Hypno-Sedatives, unstable ingredients, Over-The-Counter-Drugs, shrewdpermanent & Eco medicines thirteen. Nicotine habit half three: targeted matters & Populations 14. Blood-Borne Infections 15. Alcohol and Drug Use in ladies sixteen. Psychiatric issues & Substance Misuse (Dual prognosis) 17. Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Black and Ethnic Minority groups 18. weak humans: aged & Homelessness 19. children: Alcohol and Drug Misuse half four: position, Prevention & innovations for swap 20. popular position in line with Alcohol & Drug Misuse 21. Prevention & future health schooling techniques to Substance Misuse 22. concepts in aiding humans to alter 23. operating with range: Cultural Competence half five: Care making plans & Intervention concepts 24. Framework for evaluation & Screening 25. Care making plans, Implementation & assessment 26. Psychosocial & Pharmacological Interventions 27. damage relief procedure 28. Intoxication & Overdose: wellbeing and fitness Interventions 29. Drug Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 30. Alcohol Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 31. Smoking Cessation: overall healthiness Interventions.Chapter 32: Competence & specialist improvement

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944. Geneva: World Health Organization. CHAPTER 2 SELF-AWARENESS AND ATTITUDE OBJECTIVES ᭿ Have developed greater sensitivity regarding substance misusers. ᭿ Be more accepting of individuals with alcohol or drug problems. ᭿ Describe briefly the stigmatisation and stereotypes of alcohol and drug users. ᭿ List some of the harmful substances. ᭿ Be more aware and confident around drug/alcohol issues. In this chapter, we will consider your own use of alcohol and drugs. In order to understand the nature and reasons behind the use of alcohol and drugs, you will need first to understand your own ‘dependence’ on psychoactive substances and other things.

2001). Subsequently, negative attitudes towards substance misusers are likely to make nurses less reluctant to work with alcohol and drug abusers or to cause them to provide minimal care to this group of patients. Negative attitudes have been associated with the application of alcohol and drug training into clinical practice by nurses, reduced likelihood that clients will pursue referrals and reluctance to engage in management and treatment with substance abusers (Ask et al. 1998, Abouyanni et al.

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