Assessment Of Addiction

3. Psychological Evaluation of Substance Use Disorder 37 in Adolescents and Adults

RALPH E. TARTER

4. Laboratory Testing for Substances of Abuse 63

DAVID A. BARON, D. ANDREW BARON, and STEVEN H. BARON

PART III. SUBSTANCES OF ABUSE

5. Alcohol 75

EDGAR P. NACE

6. Tobacco 105

NORMAN HYMOWITZ

7. Opioids 138

STEPHEN L. DILTS, JR., and STEPHEN L. DILTS

8. Marijuana, Hallucinogens, and Club Drugs 157

DAVID MCDOWELL

9. Cocaine and Stimulants 184

MICHELLE C. ACOSTA, DEBORAH L. HALLER, and SIDNEY H. SCHNOLL

10. Sedatives/Hypnotics and Benzodiazepines 219

ROBERT L. DUPONT and CAROLINE M. DUPONT

PART IV. SPECIAL POPULATIONS

11. Polysubstance Use, Abuse, and Dependence 245

RICHARD N. ROSENTHAL and PETROS LEVOUNIS

12. Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders 271 and Other Psychiatric Disorders

ALISA B. BUSCH, ROGER D. WEISS, and LISA M. NAJAVITS

13. Pathological Gambling and Other "Behavioral" Addictions 303

JON E. GRANT and MARC N. POTENZA

14. Substance Abuse in Minority Populations 321

JOHN FRANKLIN and MARYLINN MARKARIAN

15. Addictions in the Workplace 340

AVRAM H. MACK, JEFFREY P. KAHN, and RICHARD J. FRANCES

16. Addiction and the Law 354

AVRAM H. MACK, RICHARD J. FRANCES, and SHELDON I. MILLER

17. Pain and Addiction 367

RUSSELL K. PORTENOY, DAVID LUSSIER, KENNETH L. KIRSH, and STEVEN D. PASSIK

18. Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Older Adults 396

SHELDON ZIMBERG

19. HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorders 411

CHERYL ANN KENNEDY, JAMES M. HILL, and STEVEN J. SCHLEIFER

20. Addictive Disorders in Women 437

SHEILA B. BLUME and MONICA L. ZILBERMAN

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Beat The Battle With The Bottle

Alcoholism is something that can't be formed in easy terms. Alcoholism as a whole refers to the circumstance whereby there's an obsession in man to keep ingesting beverages with alcohol content which is injurious to health. The circumstance of alcoholism doesn't let the person addicted have any command over ingestion despite being cognizant of the damaging consequences ensuing from it.

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