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Men and Addictions: New Research
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Authors: Lyman J. Katlin 
Book Description:
This new book focuses on men and addictions. Various studies have found that the vast majority of men over 12 years of age (82.6%) had used alcohol at least once in their lifetime. The data indicate that 9% of men reported heavy alcohol use (five or more drinks at one time in the previous month), compared to 2% of women. Approximately 34% of the samples reported using illicit drugs. Studies also indicate that drug use patterns vary significantly by racial and ethnic groupings. Men are more than twice as likely to develop substance use disorders as women. Men begin using substances earlier than women and have more opportunity to try drugs.Men suffer far more adverse consequences of substance abuse than women. Clearly, the social construction of masculinity plays a significant role in these statistics.Men’s attitudes toward alcohol and drugs tend to be generally less negative than women’s attitudes. expectations.
Co-occurring psychiatric disorders occur commonly among men.

Table of Contents:

1. Big, buff and dependent: exercise dependence, muscle dysmorphia and anabolic steroid use in bodybuilders
(Dave Smith,Manchester Metropolitan Univ.,Bruce Hale,Pennsylvania State Univ. Deborah Rhea, Texas Christian Univ.) (pp. 1-36)

2. Seeking Safety for men: Clinical and research experiences
(Lisa M. Najavits ,Harvard Medical School, Martha Schmitz, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Kay M. Johnson,St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital) (pp. 37-58)

3. Relationship between personality scales of impulsiveness and discounting of monetary gains and losses in smokers and never smokers
(Taiki Takahashi,Hidemi OONO, Yu OHMURA, Nozomi KITAMURA, Mark RADFORD,Hokkaido Univ. Japan) (pp. 59-72)

4. Sexual abuse in men with substance use problems: Assessment and treatment issues
(Christine M. Courbasson, Jim Cullen, Karolina Konieczna) (pp. 73-87)

5. Explaining Type 2 Diabetes: Comparing Patients' and Physicians' Models in Mexico
(Raminta Daniulaityte, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, Javier E. García de Alba García and Ana L. Salcedo Rocha, Social, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Unit(UISESS), Guadalajara, Mexico) (pp. 89-102)

6. Cognitive Dysfunction in Cocaine Abuse: Evidence for Impairments in Impulse Control and Decision-Making;
(Laurie M. Rilling, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA and Bryon Adinoff, VA North Texas Health Care System, USA) (pp. 103-117)

7. Current Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Heroin Addiction;
(Robert J. Craig, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, USA) (pp. 119-139)

8. New Research on Methamphetamine Abuse (Gender Differences in Methamphetamine Effects: Review of Animal and Human Studies),
(Bin Liu and Dean E. Dluzen (Dept. of Anatomy, Northeastern Ohio Univ. College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), Rootstown, OH)) (pp. 141-165)

Short Commentary

A. Social Norms and Area Quid Chewing in Taiwanese Adolescents- A preliminary study
(Shih Ming Li Ms,National Cheng Kung Univ., Taiwan,Toko Univ., Jehn Shyun Huang,National Cheng Kung Univ.) (pp. 169-175)

B. Management of HIV/HCV coinfection in drug abusers;
(J.H. Khalsa, F. Vocci) (pp. 177-201)


      Substance Abuse Assessment, Interventions and Treatment
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 224 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-098-5
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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