ERIC Number: ED428312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Addictive and Compulsive Disorders: A View from the Trenches.
Lauderdale, Katherine Lynn, Ed.; Roberson, Jerry L., Ed.; Bonilla, Carlos A., Ed.
The many faces of addiction are described; not only different types of addiction but also different stages. Information is presented on causes and treatments. Patterns of thought which support addictions are explored. This illustrated, readable compendium, which will be of use to teachers, counselors, parents, and students, offers brief, factual presentations on several addictions and disorders including heroin addiction, risk-taking behavior, shopping, Internet addiction, doctors who abuse drugs, Munchausen's disorder, steroid abuse, and addiction to gambling. Contents are: (1) "Learn about Addictive and Compulsive Disorders"; (2) "The Biochemical and Physiologic Basis of Addiction"; (3) "The Many Faces of Addiction"; (4) "Roid Rage: The Dangers of Steroids"; (5) "What Makes a Good Doctor Bad?"; (6) "Eleven Teens Dead: Is Your Teen Next?"; (7) "The Innocent Victims: How Addictions Affect Infants and Children"; (8) "The Hidden Victims: The Unborn Addict"; (9) "Funny Looking Kids: Who Pays the Price?"; (10) "Obsessions"; (11) "S.E.X. Who Needs It?"; (12)"Sexual Addictions: Myth or Reality?"; (13) "Thrill Seeking: Environmental, Genetic or Just Plain Stupidity?"; (14) "Trichotillomania" (hair pulling); (15) "Munchausen By Proxy" (16) "A Silent Cry for Help! Self-Mutilation"; (17) "The Other Addictions"; (18) "P & J Mini-Gallery of Weird Addictions"; (19) "Recovery." (EMK)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Drug Education, Mental Disorders, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Secondary Education, Substance Abuse, Violence
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: ICA, Inc., Stockton, CA.