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Keegan, Kyle, Moss, Howard B., M.D.

Chasing the High

A Firsthand Account of One Young Person`s Experience With Substance Abuse

€ 14.89

A recovering heroin addict tells of how his early days of alcohol and drug use nearly destroyed his life and recounts his decline into a life of crime and homelessness and his successful recovery.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Foreword ix
Preface xiii
The History Behind Chasing the High
xiv
What to Expect From This Book
xv
Crash and Rescue
3(12)
Above the City, Steeped in Misery
4(3)
Back From the Edge
7(1)
Substance Abuse and Addiction Defined
8(3)
Addiction Is a Disease
11(1)
A Hellish Journey
12(3)
The Early Days of Using
15(31)
My Not-So-Shady Past
15(2)
A Forbidden Sip
17(3)
One Puff Leads to Another
20(3)
My Uncertain Future
23(2)
Heroin
25(2)
A Rite of Passage Versus the Slippery Slope to Addiction
27(3)
The Ride Down That Slope
30(3)
Who Becomes Addicted, Who Does Not, and Why?
33(13)
The Noose Tightens
46(45)
A Moment of Truth, and Then Denial
46(3)
First Shot at Detoxification
49(2)
Learning the Life of an Addict
51(2)
Desperate Moves
53(3)
Returning to an Unfamiliar Home
56(3)
``This Is Your Brain on Drugs``
59(14)
Different Types of Drugs of Abuse
73(18)
Trying to Get Help
91(31)
Overconfidence and Denial: Do Not Mix
92(2)
A Minor Arrest
94(2)
A Major Arrest
96(2)
Up, Down, Up, Down---The Saga of Addiction Continues
98(1)
A Crucial Turning Point
99(2)
Substance Abuse Treatment: What to Expect
101(17)
Treatment of Co-occurring Mental Disorders
118(4)
Recovery
122(16)
What Does Recovery Mean for You?
124(12)
If a Relapse Occurs . . .
136(2)
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
138(3)
``Real`` Recovery Is Whatever Works for Us
139(2)
Frequently Asked Questions 141(8)
Glossary 149(4)
Resources 153(6)
Bibliography 159(2)
Index 161
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
170 pagina's
Januari 2008
272 gram
210 x 140 x 13 mm
OXFORD UNIV PR us

Levertijd: 5 tot 11 werkdagen