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Principles of addiction medicine.

Author: Richard Ries
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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This respected text from the American Society of Addiction Medicine is valuable for all physicians and mental-health personnel who specialize in addiction medicine and who treat patients with addiction disorders. The chapters blend scientific principles underlying addiction with the practical essentials of clinical addiction medicine. Many of the contributors are affiliated with leading government agencies that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ries
ISBN: 9780781774772 0781774772
OCLC Number: 276668854
Description: xxix, 1570 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Basic science and core concepts --
Pharmacology --
Diagnosis, assessment and early intervention --
Overview of addiction treatment --
Special issues in addiction medicine --
Management of intoxication and withdrawal --
Pharmacologic interventions --
Behavioral interventions --
Mutual help, twelve step, and other recovery programs --
Medical disorders and complications of addiction --
Co-occurring addiction and psychiatric disorders --
Pain and addiction --
Children and adolescents --
Ethical, legal, and liability issues in addiction practice.

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Suitable physicians and mental-health personnel who specialize in addiction medicine and who treat patients with addiction disorders, this book blends scientific principles underlying addiction with  Read more...

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