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The Articles are in chronological order of their respective publication dates, which you may access by selecting the title of the Article.
The Neurobiology of Today’s Marijuana
Jody Belsher, BA
Medical Treatment: Managing Pain and Medication in Recovery
Stephen F. Grinstead, Dr.AD, LMFT, ACRPS, CADC-II
An Overview of the Relapse Prevention (RP) Model
Brian R, Jackson, MSc
Krokodil: A Monstrous Drug with Deadly Consequences
Danielle M. Matiuk, BA, RAS, CWTS
Opioids: Use, Abuse and Treatment
Michelle H. Moyes, MS
Financial Cost of Addictive Disorders
Brian W. Jackson, MS, CAP, CGAC, ICADC
The Supervisor: An Historical Perspective
Jenna M. McAdam, MS, RAS
Leadership in Clinical Supervision
Sally Wynn, MA, MCA, CSC, CAS II
Transference and Countertransference
James R. McKinney, PhD
Rick E. Thomas, MS, CATC
Developing Competent Counselors
Alexis Hernandez-Hons, PsyD, LMFT
John Fulan, LMFT, M-RAS
Professional and Ethical Standards of Case Management
Arron S. Hightower, MA
Genetic Predisposition: Is the Human Organism Predisposed to Addictive Disorders?
Lindsy J. McGowan-Anderson, MS
Nutrition and Exercise in a Recovery Milieu.
Kelly M. Ryan, BA
The Role of Genetics in an Individual’s Response to Mind Altering Substances: Is behavior and, more specifically, the way individuals respond to certain stimuli determined by their genetics?
Cyril L. Sheppard, DrAD
Relapse Prevention: An examination of relapse issues includes consideration of the relevance of this issue, an historical perspective, a survey of existing knowledge on the subject, and ideas counter to disease concept beliefs.
Suzanne Tener Anderson, MA, RAS
Ethnic and cultural considerations treating addictive disorders in a therapeutic group setting, which explores the evolution of race and ethnicity in our society and how these prevailing attitudes express themselves in the therapeutic process.
Nicolas A. Nardone, MS
A review of the literature on methamphetamine to provide an informative overview of the history of methamphetamine, how it is produced and distributed, and the impact it has on the individual, families, neighborhoods, communities and local government.
Alicia A. McKellar
HIV / ARC / AIDS / Hepatitis: An examination of the current state of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), AIDS-related complex (ARC), autoimmune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and hepatitis for the addiction practitioner.
Kelly M. Ryan
Current Developments: Can Campral Cure Alcohol Abuse?
Ethical Considerations for Addiction Professionals
Cyril L. Sheppard
Professional Ethics: Sexual Relations with Clients / Patients?
Jay-Todd J. Schuder, Dr.AD
Steroids in Sports: Adolescent Use, Abuse, Education and Treatment
Kathleen M. Klug, RAS
Compulsive Gambling: Pathology, Chemistry Exchange, Phases, and Assessment Questionnaire
Steven H. Dakai, Dr.AD, RAS
Substance-related Anxiety Disorders and the utilization of Amino Acids and Herbs in Treatment
Jolene M. Clinton-Helms
PREVENTION AND EDUCATION: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Youth Prevention Programs
V. Vannessa Lindsey, MA, RAS
MEDICAL TREATMENT: Barriers to Implementation of Buprenorphine in Opioid Addiction Treatment
Nikolas B. Adamsson, MA
ADDICTION COUNSELING: Examination of various Addiction Counseling and Therapy Approaches
Steven H. Dakai, Dr.AD, RAS
ADDICTION COUNSELING: The Convergence of Group Psychotherapy and the Twelve Steps of AA
Michael J. Sadler, Dr.AD, RAS
ILLICIT DRUG ABUSE: An examination of illicit drug use and abuse, including the use/abuse of Heroin, Crack cocaine, Marijuana, and “Club,” “Designer” and “Date Rape” drugs: Ecstasy, Rohypnol, Ketamine, GHB, LSD, and OxyContin.
Vannessa Brown-Lindsey, RAS
CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS: An examination of the national trends in drug use and abuse, including the use of heroin, crack and powder cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, Ecstasy and other club drugs, and synthetic opioids.
HOLISTIC APPROACHES TO RECOVERY: An examination of holistic approaches to recovery from addictions, including a discussion of meridians, yin/yang, chakras, auras and subtle bodies, vibrational and other therapies.
Karen W. Weissberg