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HUMN 3011 Addictions Assessment: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HUMN 3011 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Allamani, A. (2008). Views and models about addiction: Differences between treatments for alcohol-dependent people and for illicit drug consumers in Italy. Substance Use and Misuse, 43(12/13), 1704–1728.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: Author. Appendix, “Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5”

Arria, A. M., & McLellan, A. T. (2012). Evolution of Concept, But Not Action. Addiction Treatment. Substance Use & Misuse, 47(8/9).

Greenfield, S. F., & Hennessy, G. (2015). Assessment of the patient. In M. Galanter, & H. D. Kleber (Eds.), The American Psychiatric Publishing textbook of substance abuse treatment (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing.

Kroska, A., & Harkness, S. K. (2008). Exploring the role of diagnosis in the modified labeling theory of mental illness. Social Psychology Quarterly, 71(2), 193–208.

Larimer, M. E., Cronce, J. M., Lee, C. M., & Kilmer, J. R. (2004/2005). Brief intervention in college settings. Alcohol Research & Health, 28(2), 94–104.

Lichtenberger, E. O. Mather, N., & Kaufman, N.  L. (2004). Essentials of assessment report writing. New York, NY: Wiley. Follow this link the main book title, then select your chapter from the Table of Contents.

Nagy, T. F. (2011). Ethics in psychological assessment. In Essential ethics for psychologists: A primer for understanding and mastering core issues (pp. 171–183).

Richard, A. J., Trevino, R. A., Baker, M., & Valdez, J. (2010). Negative Reflected Appraisal, Negative Self-Perception, and Drug Use Intentions in a Sample of Suburban High School Students. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 19(3), 193-209.

Stewart, S. H., & Connors, G. J. (2004/2005). Screening for alcohol problems: What makes a test effective? Alcohol Research & Health, 28(1), 5–16.

Suissa, A. (2011). Vulnerability and gambling addiction: Psychosocial benchmarks and avenues for intervention. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 9(1), 12–23..

Van der Aa, N., Overbeek, G., Engels, R. C. M. E., Scholte, R. H. J., Meerkerk, G-J., & Van den Eijnden, R. J. J. M. (2009). Daily and compulsive internet usage and well-being in adolescence: A diathesis-stress model on Big Five personality traits. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 38(6), 765-776.

Young, R. S., & Joe, J. R. (2009).Some thoughts about the epidemiology of alcohol and drug use among American Indian/Alaska Native populations. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 8(3), 222-241.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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