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PSYR 8728 Substance Abuse: Welcome & Course Readings

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Course Readings

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Anton, R. (2010). Substance abuse is a disease of the human brain: Focus on alcohol. The Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 38(4), 735–744.

Bright, D. A., & Martire, K. A. (2013). Does coerced treatment of substance-using offenders lead to improvements in substance use and recidivism? A review of the treatment efficacy literature. Australian Psychologist, 48(1), 69–81.

Burks, D. J., & Kobus, A. M. (2012). The legacy of altruism in health care: The promotion of empathy, prosociality, and humanism. Medical Education, 46(3), 317–325.

Christopher, J. C., Chrisman, J. A., Trotter-Mathison, M. J., Schure, M. B., Dahlen, P., & Christopher, S. B. (2011). Perceptions of the long-term influence of mindfulness training on counselors and psychotherapists: A qualitative inquiry. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 51(3), 318–349.

Courtwright, D. T. (2004). The Controlled Substances Act: How a ‘big tent’ reform became a punitive drug law. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 76(1), 9–15.

Dingwall, K. M., & Cairney, S. (2011). Recovery from central nervous system changes following volatile substance misuse. Substance Use & Misuse, 46(Supplement 1), 73–83.

Dombrowski, K. (2012). Is better drug policy a matter of knowing whose pants are on fire? Kirk Dombrowski on Friedman et al.’s ‘Has United States drug policy failed? And how could we know?’ Substance Use & Misuse, 47(13/14), 1412–1413.

Donovan, D., & Witkiewitz, K. (2012). Relapse prevention: From radical idea to common practice. Addiction Research & Theory, 20(3), 204–217.

Fergusson, D. M., Boden, J. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2011). Structural models of the comorbidity of internalizing disorders and substance use disorders in a longitudinal birth cohort. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46(10), 933–942.

Fitzgerald, B., & Morgan, B. D. (2012). DSM-5 changes on the horizon: Substance use disorders. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33(9), 605–612.

Hammer, M. (2013). Patients, police, and care providers: The cultural dimension of medical marijuana implementation. Administration & Society, 1–16.

Kuerbis, A., & Sacco, P. (2013). A review of existing treatments for substance abuse among the elderly and recommendations for future directions. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, 7, 13–37.

Lazowski, L. E., Miller, F. G., Boye, M. W., & Miller, G. A. (1998). Efficacy of the substance abuse subtle screening inventory-3 (SASSI--3) in identifying substance dependence disorders in clinical settings. Journal of Personality Assessment, 71(1), 114–128.

Phillips, L. A. (2010). Substance abuse and prison recidivism: Themes from qualitative interviews. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 31(1), 10–24.

Rieckmann, T., Fuller, B. E., Saedi, G., & McCarty, D. (2010). Adoption of practice guidelines and assessment tools in substance abuse treatment. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 5(4) 1–9.

Roffman, R. A. (2013). Legalization of marijuana: Unraveling quandaries for the addiction professional. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4, 50.

Shaw, R. L., Whitehead, C., & Giles, D. (2010). ‘Crack down on the celebrity junkies’: Does media coverage of celebrity drug use pose a risk to young people? Health, Risk and Society, 12(6), 575–589.

Spillane, J., & McAllister, W. B. (2003). Keeping the lid on: A century of drug regulation and control. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 70(Supplement 3), S5–S12.

Swendsen, J., Conway, K. P., Degenhardt, L., Glantz, M., Jin, R., Merikangas, K. R., ... Kessler, R. C. (2010). Mental disorders as risk factors for substance use, abuse and dependence: Results from the 10-year follow-up of the National Comorbidity Survey. i, 105(6), 1117–1128.

Vertes, W., & Barbantini, S. (2012). Caught in the crossfire: The dilemma of marijuana ‘medicalization’ for healthcare providers. The Wayne Law Review, 58, 103–137.

Other Readings

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