By G. Hussein Rassool
Preface half 1: assessment of Substance Misuse & coverage tasks 1. advent to Substance Use & Misuse 2. Self-Awareness and perspective three. ancient review four. Theories of dependancy five. Nature of dependancy 6. coverage tasks & method in Alcohol and Drug half 2: Psychoactive ingredients 7. Alcohol eight. Opiates nine. hashish 10. Stimulants: Amphetamines, Cocaine & Khat eleven. Hallucinogens 12. Anabolic Steroids, Amyl and Butyl Nitrite, Hypno-Sedatives, unstable ingredients, Over-The-Counter-Drugs, shrewdpermanent & Eco medicinal drugs thirteen. Nicotine dependancy half three: specified concerns & Populations 14. Blood-Borne Infections 15. Alcohol and Drug Use in ladies sixteen. Psychiatric problems & Substance Misuse (Dual prognosis) 17. Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Black and Ethnic Minority groups 18. weak humans: aged & Homelessness 19. children: Alcohol and Drug Misuse half four: position, Prevention & ideas for swap 20. popular function based on Alcohol & Drug Misuse 21. Prevention & overall healthiness schooling ways to Substance Misuse 22. concepts in aiding humans to alter 23. operating with variety: Cultural Competence half five: Care making plans & Intervention techniques 24. Framework for overview & Screening 25. Care making plans, Implementation & overview 26. Psychosocial & Pharmacological Interventions 27. damage aid process 28. Intoxication & Overdose: wellbeing and fitness Interventions 29. Drug Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 30. Alcohol Misuse: Pharmacological & Psychosocial Interventions 31. Smoking Cessation: future health Interventions.Chapter 32: Competence & specialist improvement
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In ancient Egypt alcoholic beverages were considered a necessity of life, and Osiris, the god of wine, was worshipped throughout the country. Alcohol was used for pleasure, nutrition, medicine, ritual, remuneration and funerary purposes. Drinking bouts and excessive drinking were common in ancient Egypt and Assyria for religious rituals and festive occasions. The first alcoholic drink to obtain widespread popularity in what is now Greece was mead, a fermented beverage made from honey and water.
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