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Subject: Alcohol Misuse
This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. The conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work...
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Author: Mark S Gold
Subject: Eating disorders
The thesis of this book is that there are connections between eating disorders and substance abuse. There are similarities in the craving for food to the cravings for substances of addiction; people with eating disorders experience symptoms similar to those of classic addiction. With the increase...
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Subject: Mental disorders
Since the "DSM-IV(R)" was published in 1994, we've seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This "Text Revision" incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since "DSM-IV(R)...
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Subject: Mental disorders
This multi-author book will discuss the history and clinical presentation of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders(FASD) i.e Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND). These developmental neuropsychiatric disorders result from prenatal exposure to alcohol...
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According to a poll commissioned by the Irish Penal Reform Trust, the majority of voters believe that offenders with a drug addiction should be placed in drug recovery programmes instead of serving a prison sentence and would prefer non-custodial programmes over prison for most offenders.This...
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The Bush administration announced its 2006 National Drug Control Strategy in the first city to legalize marijuana, a decision that wasn't entirely coincidental. John P. Walters, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, who selected a youth drug treatment center here as the site...
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This study investigates the impact of poverty and social exclusion on the food, diet and nutrition of people out-of-home in Dublin. The research involved a food frequency survey carried out with 75 people out of home, qualitative interviews with 12 individuals as well as a self-completion...
Author: NHS Mid Essex
The aim of this intervention is to educate, inform and empower patients to safely lose and manage their weight. It strives for Patients to lose an agreed amount of weight, with the help and support of the MoreLife team.
Author: Life Leisure
All Together Active (A2A) is an innovative 12 month programme specifically developed to concentrate on overweight and obese young people (5 13 years) with opportunity to continue with physical activity after graduating from the programme. It is a structured targeted intervention for overweight...
The aims of this intervention are 1) To be a targeted intervention: BMI >30 or > 28 for patients with comorbidities provided with support to lose weight. 2) To help patients achieve weight loss (with an initial 5% goal over the 12 week intervention period) 3) To establish primary care weight...

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