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Stimmel, Barry 1939-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 277 publications in 2 languages and 6,323 library holdings
Genres: Examinations  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publisher
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Most widely held works by Barry Stimmel
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge by Barry Stimmel( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gain a fuller understanding of substance addiction and treatment options!Originally published in 1992 as The Facts About Drug Use, this updated edition contains new information about the effects of alcohol and recreational, mood-altering drugs on the body. The multiple causes of drug use and the options available to those dependent on drugs as a way of life are thoroughly and clearly described. Drug use affects nearly 1 out of 2 Americans and cuts across every social and economic boundary. The effects of addiction on the individual are great, and the cumulative effects on s
Drug abuse and social policy in America : the war that must be won by Barry Stimmel( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illicit drugs, despite the "war" waged by the United States government, remain a tremendous drain on the American economy and continue to take their toll on the lives of countless Americans. A comprehensive text with an instructor's manual, Drug Abuse and Social Policy in America analyzes why current US policy on the use of licit and illicit mood-altering drugs has failed. This groundbreaking book addresses differences between decriminalization, legalization, and "zero tolerance"--Areas and philosophies that are poorly understood--and suggests a multipronged approach to diminish inappropriate
The facts about drug use : coping with drugs and alcohol in your family, at work, in your community by Barry Stimmel( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how drugs--including alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, and amphetamines--affects the mind and body, and discusses treatment methods. Bibliog
Pain and its relief without addiction : clinical issues in the use of opioids and other analgesics by Barry Stimmel( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction will help people in pain understand why their pain is not always adequately relieved, as well as help reverse the failure of current medical practice to routinely alleviate pain. As noted by a 1992 publication of the United States Department of Health Services, this devastating trend contributes to unnecessary discomfort, longer recovery periods, and compromised patient outcomes. By reading this book, frustrated physicians and, perhaps more importantly, persons in pain can acquire a better understanding of the nature of pain, its connection to the emotions
The Effects of maternal alcohol and drug abuse on the newborn( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of alcoholics( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardiovascular effects of mood-altering drugs by Barry Stimmel( Book )

11 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Addictive behaviors( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoroughly examines the natural history and social etiology of addictive behaviors
Alcohol and substance abuse in women and children by Barry Stimmel( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a timely volume that examines the problems of substance abuse in women and children, with a particular emphasis on the role played by the family in the development and perpetuation of the problem
Pain, analgesia, and addiction : the pharmacologic treatment of pain by Barry Stimmel( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and Italian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural and sociological aspects of alcoholism and substance abuse by Barry Stimmel( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this highly informative book on the sociocultural interactions between alcoholism and drug abuse, experts explore the relationship of such factors as ethnicity, family, religion, and gender to chemical abuse and address important implications for treatment
Psychosocial constructs of alcoholism and substance abuse by Barry Stimmel( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocaine, AIDS, and intravenous drug use by Samuel R Friedman( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocaine--pharmacology, addiction, and therapy by Marc Galanter( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a timely volume that reviews the current state of knowledge of cocaine use. Some of the country's leading authorities on cocaine use and abuse examine the pharmacology and neurochemistry of central stimulant abuse with a focus on the specific effects of cocaine. They also address recent experiences concerning the epidemiology of cocaine use from several different databases. This highly useful and informative book also explains the effectiveness of the existing diagnostic and treatment approaches
Ambulatory medicine( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroin dependency: medical, economic and social aspects by Barry Stimmel( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addiction potential of abused drugs and drug classes( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Increase your awareness of the relative addiction liabilities of various drugs and drug classes that are commonly abused. A timely and masterful new book, Addiction Potential of Abused Drugs and Drug Classes clarifies, in contemporary terminology, the state of addiction liability of cocaine, opiates, alcohol, sedative-hypnotics, nicotine, anxiolytics, marijuana, inhalants and anesthetics, and PCP and hallucinogens--the nine drugs that are most abused today. Authorities combine their research expertise with the available scientific literature to evaluate those factors which contribute to the ad
Current controversies in alcoholism( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcohol and drug abuse in the affluent( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The neurobiology of cocaine addiction : from bench to bedside by Herman Joseph( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the use of crack on the rise in American cities, there is more need than ever to understand the biological, environmental, and social factors behind cocaine addiction, as well as the pharmacological properties of cocaine that make it such an addictive drug. The Neurobiology of Cocaine Addiction helps clinicians and researchers analyze research findings and their relevance to the clinical treatment of cocaine dependency. To do this, it looks at the whole spectrum of cocaine use, from trends in cocaine-involved deaths, hospital emergencies, arrests, and treatment admissions to the specific
 
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Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the road to recovery : life on the edge
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English (151)

Italian (1)

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Drug abuse and social policy in America : the war that must be wonThe facts about drug use : coping with drugs and alcohol in your family, at work, in your communityPain and its relief without addiction : clinical issues in the use of opioids and other analgesicsThe Addictive behaviorsAlcohol and substance abuse in women and childrenCocaine--pharmacology, addiction, and therapyAddiction potential of abused drugs and drug classesThe neurobiology of cocaine addiction : from bench to bedside