By Constance Weisner (auth.), William R. Miller, Constance M. Weisner (eds.)
In either built countries and the constructing global, there's a transparent pattern in the direction of addressing alcohol, tobacco, and different drug difficulties via wellbeing and fitness and social providers. There are numerous persuasive arguments for this shift past natural economics, which come with comorbidity, fee effectiveness, coordination of care and effectiveness.
This is the 1st quantity to tug jointly powerful tools that may be used for addressing substance abuse via wellbeing and fitness and social carrier platforms. It additionally integrates interventions for a variety of medicinal drugs of abuse, instead of concentrating on just one (such as alcohol). The book's foreign viewpoint additionally makes this a different contribution to the prevailing literature.
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