Book List about Addiction Topics

A summary of new books about issues related to psychoactive substances and addiction, compiled by the Society for the Study of Addiction.

The following list is available on the Addiction Journal Website.

  1. Addiction Debates: Hot Topics from Policy to Practice by CATHERINE COMISKEY available via SAGE, 2020, 136 pp, ISBN: 9781526495761 (hardcover); ASIN: B07V5MMMPJ (Kindle)
  2. Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice, 2nd edition by BANKOLE A. JOHNSON available via Elsevier, 2020, 1136 pp, ISBN: 9780323754408 (hardcover)
  3. Alcohol and Humans: A Long and Social Affair by KIMBERLY HOCKINGS AND ROBIN DUNBAR, eds. available via Oxford University Press, 2020, 240 pp, ISBN: 9780198842460 (hardcover); ASIN: B08244FHS7 (Kindle)
  4. Alcohol Flows across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective (Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History) by WALTRAUD ERNST, ed. available via Routledge, 2020, 256 pp, ISBN: 9781138302051 (hardcover); ebook
  5. Apology to the Young Addict: A Memoir by JAMES BROWN available via Counterpoint, 2020, 256 pp, ISBN: 9781640092860 (hardcover); ASIN: B07TTNH9J2 (Kindle)
  6. Cannabis as Medicine by BETTY WEDMAN-ST LOUIS, ed. available via CRC Press, 2020, 336 pp, ISBN: 9780367150556(hardcover); ISBN: 9780367150549 (paperback); ASIN: B07YGRW3RQ (Kindle)
  7. Clinical Management of Sex Addiction, 2nd edition by PATRICK CARNES AND KENNETH M. ADAMS, eds. available via Routledge, 2020, 560 pp, ISBN: 9781138800823 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781138800830 (paperback); ASIN: B082493JXR (Kindle)
  8. Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders by YIFRAH KAMINER AND KEN C. WINTERS, eds. available via American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2020, 604 pp, ISBN: 9781615372362 (paperback)
  9. Counseling Addicted Families: A Sequential Assessment and Treatment Model, 2nd edition by GERALD A. JUHNKE AND W. BRYCE HAGEDORN available via Routledge, 2020, 340 pp, ISBN: 9781138779754 (paperback)
  10. Drink?: The New Science of Alcohol and Your Health by DAVID NUTT available via Yellow Kite, 2020, 400 pp, ISBN: 9781529393231 (hardcover)
  11. Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction in the Long Nineteenth Century, Volume I: Drunks, Fiends and the Roots of Concern by DAN MALLECK, ed. available via Routledge, 2020, 344 pp, ISBN: 9781138350106 (hardcover); ASIN: B0845VZVD4 (Kindle)
  12. Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction in the Long Nineteenth Century, Volume II: Healers Discovering and Treating Addiction by DAN MALLECK, ed. available via Routledge, 2020, 532 pp, ISBN: 9781138350120 (hardcover); ASIN: B08462258B (Kindle)
  13. Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction in the Long Nineteenth Century, Volume III: Efforts to Control, Restrict, and Prohibit: Alcohol by DAN MALLECK, ed. available via Routledge, 2020, 396 pp, ISBN: 9781138350137 (hardcover); ASIN: B0845RNRJW (Kindle)
  14. Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction in the Long Nineteenth Century, Volume IV: Efforts to Control, Restrict, and Prohibit: Drugs by DAN MALLECK, ed. available via Routledge, 2020, 502 pp, ISBN: 9781138350151 (hardcover); ASIN: B0845YCHKL (Kindle)
  15. Drugs, Society, and Behavior, 32nd edition by KIM SCHNURBUSH AND MARK PULLIN, eds. available via McGraw-Hill Education, 2020, 240 pp, ISBN: 9781260541465 (paperback)
  16. Empires of Vice: The Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia by DIANA S. KIM available via Princeton University Press, 2020, 336 pp, ISBN: 9780691172408 (hardcover)
  17. Esport Play: Anticipation, Attachment, and Addiction in Psycholudic Development by VELI-MATTI KARHULAHTI available via Bloomsbury Academic, 2020, 208 pp, ISBN: 9781501359347 (hardcover)
  18. From Bud to Brain: A Psychiatrist’s View of Marijuana by TIMMEN L. CERMAK available via Cambridge University Press, 2020, 150 pp, ISBN: 9781108735735 (paperback); ASIN: B0845PK18Y (Kindle)
  19. Harm Reduction for Gambling: A Public Health Approach by HENRIETTA BOWDEN-JONES, CHERYL DICKSON, CAROLINE DUNAND, AND OLIVIER SIMON, eds. available via Routledge, 2020, 196 pp, ISBN: 9781138590939 (hardcover); ISBN: 9781138590953 (paperback); ASIN: B0829D7XL6 (Kindle)
  20. In League against King Alcohol: Native American Women and the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, 1874-1933 by THOMAS J. LAPPAS available via University of Oklahoma Press, 2020, 342 pp, ISBN: 9780806164632 (hardcover); ASIN: B07YLDKVZR (Kindle)
  21. Internet Addiction (Series: Health and Medical Issues Today) by KATHRYN VERCILLO available via Greenwood, 2020, 186 pp, ISBN: 9781440866067 (hardcover); ASIN: B084511C4F (Kindle)
  22. Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs by PETER ANDREAS available via Oxford University Press, 2020, 352 pp, ISBN: 9780190463014 (hardcover); ASIN: B081JYR8R1 (Kindle)
  23. Le Boogie Woogie: Inside an After-hours Club by TERRY M. WILLIAMS available via Columbia University Press, 2020, 304 pp, ISBN: 9780231177887 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780231177894 (paperback); ASIN: B07RD8NF97 (Kindle)
  24. Legalizing Cannabis: Experiences, Lessons and Scenarios by TOM DECORTE, SIMON LENTON, AND CHRIS WILKINS, eds. available via Routledge, 2020, 400 pp, ISBN: 9781138370906 (hardcover)
  25. Living without Shame: A Support Book for Mothers with Addicted Children: 52 Activities to Help You Feel, Heal, and Grow by BARBARA THEODOSIOU available via Hazelden Publishing, 2020, 160 pp, ISBN: 9781616497811 (paperback)
  26. Marijuana Boom: The Rise and Fall of Colombia’s First Drug Paradise by LINA BRITTO available via University of California Press, 2020, 352 pp, ISBN: 9780520325456 (hardcover)
  27. OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose (Series: Inside Technology) by NANCY D. CAMPBELL available via MIT Press, 2020, 424 pp, ISBN: 9780262043663 (hardcover)
  28. On Drugs by CHRIS FLEMING available via Giramondo, 2019, 304 pp, ISBN: 9781925818048 (paperback); ASIN: B07VL83SFP (Kindle)
  29. Overcoming Addiction: Seven Imperfect Solutions and the End of America’s Greatest Epidemic by GREGORY E. PENCE available via Rowman & Littlefield, 2020, 208 pp, ISBN: 9781538135037 (hardcover); ASIN: B083BHM11H (Kindle)
  30. Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs by ANTONY LOEWENSTEIN available via Scribe, 2020, 352 pp, ISBN: 9781912854240 (paperback); ASIN: B07QJZRRXM (Kindle)
  31. Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol by HOLLY GLENN WHITAKER available via Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020, 368 pp, ISBN: 9781984825056 (hardcover); ASIN: B07QWH6MKZ (Kindle)
  32. Quitting Smoking & Vaping for Dummies by CHARLES H. ELLIOT AND LAURA L. SMITH available via John Wiley & Sons, 2020, 368 pp, ISBN: 9781119616917 (paperback); ASIN: B0833GZ4YX (Kindle)
  33. Risk and Substance Use: Framing Dangerous People and Dangerous Places (Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness) by SUSANNE MACGREGOR AND BETSY THOM, eds. available via Routledge, 2020, 278 pp, ISBN: 9781138491243 (hardcover)
  34. Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History of Urban Gambling by MATTHEW VAZ available via University of Chicago Press, 2020, 208 pp, ISBN: 9780226690445 (hardcover)
  35. Smacked: A Story of White-collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy by EILENE ZIMMERMAN available via Random House, 2020, 272 pp, ISBN: 9780525511007 (hardcover); ASIN: B07STRTRZ1 (Kindle)
  36. Smokeless Tobacco Products: Characteristics, Usage, Health Effects, and Regulatory Implications by WALLACE B. PICKWORTH, ed. available via Elsevier, 2020, 240 pp, ISBN: 9780128181584 (paperback); ASIN: B0845TG94Z (Kindle)
  37. Southern Comforts: Drinking and the U.S. South by CONOR PICKEN AND MATTHEW DISCHINGER, eds. available via Louisiana State University Press, 2020, 304 pp, ISBN: 9780807171738 (hardcover); ASIN: B07Z8FTYRR (Kindle)
  38. Sweet Mystery: A Book of Remembering, new edition by JUDITH HILLMAN PATERSON available via University of Alabama Press, 2020, 284 pp, ISBN: 9780817359607 (paperback); ASIN: B07ZRZB287 (Kindle)
  39. The Heart of Recovery: How Compassion and Community Offer Hope in the Wake of Addiction by DEBORAH BEDDOE AND DAVID BEDDOE available via Revell, 2019, 240 pp, ISBN: 9780800736552 (paperback); ASIN: B07PYXNC34 (Kindle)
  40. The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction by CHRISTINE CARTER available via BenBella Books, 2020, 230 pp, ISBN: 9781948836548 (paperback); ASIN: B082FS4DWN (Kindle)
  41. The Palsgraf Revelation: A Memoir of Love, Addiction, Recovery and Practical Spirituality by JOSEPH W. NAUS available via K.M. Publishing, 2020, 494 pp, ISBN: 9780986283314 (paperback)
  42. The Tale of Tea: A Comprehensive History of Tea from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day by GEORGE VAN DRIEM available via Brill, 2019, 924 pp, ISBN: 9789004386259 (hardcover)
  43. Tobacco Cessation: A Practice Manual for Primary Care Physicians by MANU RAJ MATHUR AND RAJMOHAN PANDA, eds. available via CRC Press, 2020, 130 pp, ISBN: 978-0367133245 (hardcover); ASIN: B07Z6RGK7N (Kindle)
  44. Vicious Games: Capitalism and Gambling (Series: Anthropology, Culture and Society) by REBECCA CASSIDY available via Pluto Press, 2020, 240 pp, ISBN: 9780745340388 (hardcover); ISBN: 9780745340395 (paperback)
  45. Without Shame: The Addict’s Mom and Her Family Share Their Stories of Pain and Healing by BARBARA THEODOSIOU available via Hazelden Publishing, 2020, 170 pp, ISBN: 9781616497798 (paperback); ASIN: B07MD6L88K (Kindle)
  46. Young Adult Drinking Styles: Current Perspectives on Research, Policy and Practice by DOMINIC CONROY AND FIONA MEASHAM, eds. available via Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, 364 pp, ISBN: 9783030286064 (hardcover); ASIN: B0826L28QJ (Kindle)

Source Website: Addiction Journal