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Substance Abuse

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Definition
“Substance abuse is an unhealthy pattern of alcohol or drug use that usually leads to frequent, serious problems at home, school, or work.”
SOURCE:
"Substance Abuse." Complete Human Diseases and Conditions. Ed. Neil Izenberg and Steven A. Dowshen. Vol. 3. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2008. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 10 July 2012. 
 
Introduction
A comprehensive introduction to substance abuse can be found in Complete Human Diseases and Conditions (Ed. Neil Izenberg and Steven A. Dowshen. Vol. 3. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2008.)
What Is Substance Abuse?
What Causes Substance Abuse?
What Are Some Commonly Abused Substances?
What Are Some Other Risks of Substance Abuse?
What Are the Signs of Substance Abuse?
How Is Substance Abuse Diagnosed and Treated?
 
Citation: 
"Substance Abuse." Complete Human Diseases and Conditions. Ed. Neil Izenberg and Steven A. Dowshen. Vol. 3. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2008. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 10 July 2012. 
Subject Headings & Keywords
Alcoholism
Drug abuse
Drugs
Narcotic habit
Substance abuse
Tobacco habit
 
Call Numbers
HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
RA Public aspects of medicine
RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
362 Social welfare problems & services
613 Personal health & safety
 
Books

Non-Fiction:

Avis, Harry. Drugs and Life. 2nd ed. Madison, Wis.: Brown & Benchmark, 1993. >> RC 564 .A975 1993

Carroll, Charles R. Drugs in Modern Society. Dubuque, IA: Brown & Benchmark, 1993. >> Rm 316 .C37 1993

Cohen, Julian. Drugs. London: Evans Brothers, 1996. >> HV 5824.Y68 C64 1996

Connolly, Sean. Cocaine. Chicago: Heinemann Library, 2001. >> 362.298 C743 2001

Connolly, Sean. LSD. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library, 2001. >> 615.788 C743 2001

Dodd, David, and Tai Babilonia. Playing It Straight: Personal Conversations on Recovery, Transformation, and Success. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 1996. >> 362.29 D639 1996

Fields, Richard. Drugs and Alcohol in Perspective. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown, 1992. >> HV 5801 F54

Longenecker, Gesina L. How Drugs Work: Drug Abuse and the Human Body. Emeryville, CA: Ziff-Davis, 1994. >> RM 316 .L66

Schlaadt, Richard G. Drugs, Society, & Behavior. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Pub. Group, 1992. >> RA 423 .W45 v.3

Filipiniana:

Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Manila: [s.n.], 2003. >> 613.859 C737 2003

Sotto, Vicente C. A Vision for a Drug-free Philippines. Sampaloc, Manila: Mary Jo Educational Supply, 1994. >> HV 5840 .P5 S77

 
Vertical Files
Alcoholism
Drug abuse
Narcotics trade
 
Periodicals
Fish
CBCP Monitor
Crossroads
Impact
Kerygma
 
Periodical Articles
Tuason, Ma. Teresa G. “Urban poor alcoholic  fathers: a case study” Philippine Studies 42.1 (1994): 3-19. Print.
 
Web Resources

Alberto, Teopisto B. “Statement on drug abuse : Joint Pastoral Letter of the Bishops of the Philippines on the occasion of their Semi-Annual Meeting.” CBCP Online. 29 Jan. 1972. Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

Datinguinoo, Vinia. “The barangay that finally said ‘no’” Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. 2006. Web. 3 Jul. 2012.

“Monitoring And Evaluating Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Programmes” UNODC Global Youth Network. 2006. Web. 11 Jul. 2012. 

 
Online Databases
Pham-Kanter, Genevieve, and Teresa G. Odle. "Substance Abuse and Dependence." The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. 3rd ed. Vol. 4. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 3578-3585. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 3 July 2012. 
 
Useful Tools
EMC Website
OPAC
Computerized Index to Philippine Periodical Articles (CIPPA)*
Local Periodicals Index*
Finding Periodicals & Periodical Articles
Citation Tools
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