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Principles of Addiction Medicine.

Author: Richard Ries; Shannon C Miller; David A Fiellin
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ries, Richard K.
Principles of Addiction Medicine.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ries; Shannon C Miller; David A Fiellin
ISBN: 9781469813004 1469813009
OCLC Number: 1043362420
Notes: Management of Stimulant, Hallucinogen, Marijuana, Phencyclidine, and Club Drug Intoxication and Withdrawal.
Description: 1 online resource (1600 pages)
Contents: Addiction Medicine; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; SECTION EDITORS; CONTRIBUTORS; CONTENTS; SECTION 1 Basic Science and Core Concepts; Drug Addiction: The Neurobiology of Behavior Gone Awry; The Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders; The Anatomy of Addiction; From Neurobiology to Treatment: Progress Against Addiction; Understanding "Behavioral Addictions": Insights from Research; SECTION 2 Pharmacology; Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles; The Pharmacology of Alcohol; The Pharmacology of Nonalcohol Sedative Hypnotics; GHB. The Pharmacology of Long-Acting as Contrasted with Short-Acting OpioidsThe Pharmacology of Cocaine, Amphetamines, and Other Stimulants; The Pharmacology of Caffeine; The Pharmacology of Nicotine and Tobacco; The Pharmacology of Cannabinoids; The Pharmacology of Classical Hallucinogens and Related Designer Drugs; The Pharmacology of Dissociatives; The Pharmacology of Inhalants; The Pharmacology of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids; SECTION 3 Diagnosis, Assessment and Early Intervention; Screening and Brief Intervention; Screening and Brief Intervention for Pregnant Women. Trauma Centers, Hospitals, Emergency DepartmentsImplementation of Screening and Brief Intervention in Clinical Settings Using Quality Improvement Principles; Screening for Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse in the Elderly; Laboratory Diagnosis; Assessment; Environmental Approaches to Prevention; SECTION 4 Overview of Addiction Treatment; Addiction Medicine in America: Its Birth and Early History (1750-1935) with a Modern Postscript; Treatment of Heavy Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorders; The Treatment of Drug Addiction: An Overview. Integrating Evidence-Based Components into a Functional Continuum of Addiction CareEffects of Treatment Setting, Duration and Amount on Patient Outcomes; The ASAM Placement Criteria and Matching Patients to Treatment; Linking Addiction Treatment with Other Medical and Psychiatric Treatment Systems; Alternative Therapies for Alcohol and Drug Addiction; The Harm Reduction Approach to Prevention and Treatment; Quality Improvement for Addiction Treatment; International Perspectives on Addiction Management; SECTION 5 Special Issues in Addiction Medicine; Nonmedical Use of Prescription Medications. Special Issues in Treatment: WomenTreatment of Older Adults; Cultural Issues in Addiction Medicine; College Student Drinking; Pathologic Gambling: Clinical Characteristics and Treatment; Sexual Addiction; Physician Health Programs and Addiction among Physicians; SECTION 6 Management of Intoxication and Withdrawal; Management of Intoxication and Withdrawal: General Principles; Management of Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal; Management of Sedative-Hypnotic Intoxication and Withdrawal; Management of Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal; Ultrarapid Opiate Detoxification.

Abstract:

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 study addiction and its science, such as the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The book will appeal to a wide and interdiscipl.

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