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HUMN 8729 Substance Abuse Counseling: 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 8729 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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Bride, B. E., MacMaster, S. A., & Webb-Robins, L. (2006). Is integrated treatment of co-occurring disorders more effective than nonintegrated treatment? Best Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal, 2(2), 43–57.

Bullington, B. (2004). Drug policy reform and its detractors: The United States as the elephant in the closet. Journal of Drug Issues, 34(3), 687–721.

Funk, D., Marinelli, P. W., & Lê, A. D. (2006). Biological processes underlying co-use of alcohol and nicotine: Neuronal mechanisms, cross-tolerance, and genetic factors. Alcohol Research & Health, 29(3), 186–192.

Hurd, Y. L., & O’Brien, C. P. (2018). Molecular genetics and new strategies for opioid addiction. American Journal of Psychiatry, 175(10), 935-942. 

Kurtz, E. (2002) Alcoholics Anonymous and the disease concept of alcoholism. Alcoholism Tearment Quarterly, 20(3/4), 5-39.

Lankenau, S. E., & Clatts, M. C. (2005). Patterns of polydrug use among ketamine injectors in New York City. Substance Use & Misuse, 40(9–10), 1381–1397.

Larkin, M., Wood, R. T. A., & Griffiths, M. D. (2006). Towards addiction as relationship. Addiction Research & Theory, 14(3), 207–215.

Modesto-Lowe, V., Brooks, D., & Ghani, M. (2006). Alcohol dependence and suicidal behavior: From research to clinical challenges. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 14(5), 241–248.

Parry, C. D. H., Plüddemann, A., & Myers, B. J. (2005). Heroin treatment demand in South Africa: Trends from two large metropolitan sites (January 1997–December 2003). Drug & Alcohol Review, 24(5), 419–423.

Prescott, C. A., Madden, P. A. F., & Stallings, M. C. (2006). Challenges in genetic studies of the etiology of substance use and substance use disorders: Introduction to the special issue. Behavior Genetics, 36(4), 473–482.

Stone, A. L., Storr, C. L., & Anthony, J. C. (2006). Evidence for a hallucinogen dependence syndrome developing soon after onset of hallucinogen use during adolescence. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 15(3), 116–130.

Other Readings

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