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The Science of Addiction:
A Guide to Selected Resources


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Monographs and Serials

Selected Guides and Handbooks

Addiction: evolution of a specialist field. Edited by Griffith Edwards. Osney Mead, Oxford, Eng., Malden, MA, Blackwell Science, c2002. 400 p.
    RC564.A2824 2002

Addiction: mechanisms, phenomenology and treatment. Edited by W. W. Fleischhacker and
D. J. Brooks. New York, Springer, c2003. 111 p. (Journal of neural transmission. Supplement, 66.)

Addiction counseling review: preparing for comprehensive, certification, and licensing examinations. Edited by Robert Holman Coombs. Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2005. 648 p.
    RC564.A2816 2005

Alcohol and drug problems: a case studies workbook.
Edited by Gary Hulse. South Melbourne, Aus., New York, Oxford University Press, 2004. 236 p.
    RC564.A376 2004

Barnes, Gordon E., and others. The addiction-prone personality. New York, Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers, c2000. 320 p.
    Bibliography: p. 287-315.
    RC564.B358 2000

Contingency management in substance abuse treatment. Edited by Stephen T. Higgins, Kenneth Silverman, Sarah H. Heil. Foreword by Joseph V. Brady. New York, Guilford Press, c2008. 380 p.
    RC564.C666 2008

Drug abuse handbook. Edited by Steven B. Karch. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, c2007. 1267 p.     RM316.D76 2007 <SciRR>

McKim, William A. Drugs and behavior: an introduction to behavioral pharmacology. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson Education, c2007. 416 p.
    Bibliography: p. 357-397.
    RM315.M36 2007

O’Connell, David F., and Deborah Bevvino. Managing your recovery from addiction: a guide for executives, senior managers, and other professionals. New York, Haworth Press, c2007. 212 p.
    Bibliography: p. 205-206.
    RC564.5.P76O36 2007

Trends in alcohol abuse and alcoholism research. Edited by Rin Yoshida. New York, Nova Science Publishers, c2007. 302 p.
    RC565.T742 2007

Medical Journals

Addiction biology    RC563.A35

Epidemiologic trends in drug abuse: Proceedings    RC565.7.N38a

International journal of mental health and addiction    RA790.A1I526

Journal of studies on alcohol     RC565.Q28

Journal of substance abuse     RC563.J67

Journal of substance abuse treatment     RC563.J68

Substance abuse: official publication of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse     RC563.S83

Substance use and misuse     RC566.A1I5

Internet Sources

Institutes and Centers

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

National Institute of Drug Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


National Institute of Mental Health

Other Useful Web Resources

Addiction Research at Brookhaven

Drug Abuse and Addiction: Understanding the Signs, Symptoms, and Effects


Drug and Alcohol Rehabs

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research Based Guide

Substance Abuse Treatment Locator


Compiled by Tomoko Y. Steen, Ph.D., March 3, 2008

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