Covers areas such as the neurobiology of addiction, models of addiction, sociocultural perspectives on drug use, family and community factors, prevention theories and techniques, professional issues, the criminal justice system and substance abuse, and assessment and diagnosis. Focuses on concepts of addiction and treatment practices, but also addresses commonly used and abused drugs, including recreational, prescription, and over-the-counter. Gary L. Fisher and Nancy A. Roget, eds. Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).