Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
Author: Bankole A. Johnson
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 1633
Release: 2010-10-10
ISBN 10: 9781441903389
ISBN 13: 1441903380
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction Medicine Book Review:

The spectrum of addiction disorders presents practitioners with numerous challenges—among them the widening gap between a growing evidence base and the translation of this knowledge into treatment outcomes. Addiction Medicine addresses this disconnect, clearly explaining the role of brain function in drug taking and other habit-forming behaviors, and applying this biobehavioral framework to the delivery of evidence-based treatment. Its state-of-the-art coverage provides clinically relevant details on not only traditional sources of addiction such as cocaine, opiates, and alcohol, but also more recently recognized substances of abuse (e.g., steroids, inhalants) as well as behavioral addictions (e.g., binge eating, compulsive gambling, hoarding). Current behavioral and medical therapies are discussed in depth, and the book’s close attention to social context gives readers an added lens for personalizing treatment. An international panel of expert contributors offers the most up-to-date information on: Diagnosis and classification Neurobiological and molecular theories of addiction Behavioral concepts of addiction Clinical aspects of addiction to a wide range of substances, including opiates, stimulants, sedatives, hallucinogens, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine Science-based treatment options: pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenetics, potential vaccines, brief and compliance-enhancing interventions, cognitive behavioral treatment, behavioral management, and other psychosocial interventions Behavioral addictions—including compulsive eating, Internet messaging, and hypersexuality—and their treatment Addiction in specific populations, including adolescents, the elderly, pregnant women, and health care professionals Legal, disability, and rehabilitation issues At once comprehensive and integrative, Addiction Medicine is an essential text and a practice-expanding tool for psychiatrists, health psychologists, pharmacologists, social workers, drug counselors, trainees, and general physicians/family practitioners.

Addiction Psychiatry

Addiction Psychiatry
Author: Norman S. Miller
Publsiher: Wiley-Liss
Total Pages: 300
Release: 1995-03-20
ISBN 10: 9780471562016
ISBN 13: 0471562017
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction Psychiatry Book Review:

ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY: Current Diagnosis and Treatment—Norman S. Miller, M. D. Addiction psychiatry is a relatively young field that encompasses the causes, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of drug or alcohol addiction—in addition to the specific mental disorders that frequently co-occur with substance abuse. Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment is a unique work in that it not only provides a comprehensive, practical overview of addiction psychiatry, but also gives detailed accounts of the most current clinical issues. The book opens with an overview of the history and basic tenets of the field, then goes on to explore the relationship between psychiatric and addictive disorders. Subsequent sections offer guidelines for laboratory testing to achieve diagnosis, or "dual diagnosis" in cases of co-occurring disorders. The text concludes with extensive discussions of specific and practical treatment options, as well as some thoughts on preventing addiction. Individual chapters in the text cover such topics as: DSM I-IV and exclusionary criteria for addictive disorders Classification for diagnosis in addiction psychiatry Course and prognosis of psychiatric and addictive disorders Addictive disease as a psychiatric disorder Clinical indications for testing Methodology and guidelines for laboratory testing A systematic approach to differential diagnosis and treatment Abstinence-based treatment and other forms of therapy Treatment in psychiatric and addiction settings A practical guide to pharmacological treatments The prevention of abuse and addiction to drugs and alcohol Written by a widely recognized authority in the field, Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment is designed to serve as a standard reference for this rapidly growing specialty. This book will prove an indispensable resource for addiction psychiatrists, psychiatrists, residents in psychiatry training programs, students, and all professionals involved in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction.

Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review

Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review
Author: Carla Marienfeld
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2020-03-06
ISBN 10: 303033404X
ISBN 13: 9783030334048
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review Book Review:

This book serves as a tool for general psychiatrists, medical students, residents, and fellows looking for a clinically relevant and high-yield overview of addiction psychiatry in preparation for their board exams – or for everyday clinical practice. Written by expert educators in addiction psychiatry, the text is organized by substances misused and populations affected. This book serves as both a primary learning tool for those new to the field, as well as a reference for those working in addiction treatment. Each chapter begins with summaries of high yield clinical pearls, followed by general information including treatment, and then ends with accompanying board-style review questions. The scope includes understanding substances of misuse and substance use disorders (SUDs), how to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor SUDs, how to treat SUDs both pharmacologically and behaviorally, and critical information for specific populations of patients. Absolute Addiction Psychiatry for Clinical Practice and Review is an excellent resource for all medical students, residents, fellows, and professionals taking certification exams in addiction, including those in psychiatry, addiction medicine, emergency medicine, internal medicine, pain medicine, and others. The chapter "Laboratory Testing for Substance Use Disorders" is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment
Author: Marc Galanter,Herbert D. Kleber,Kathleen T. Brady
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 980
Release: 2015-04-01
ISBN 10: 1585625183
ISBN 13: 9781585625185
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment Book Review:

No other text available today offers what The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment can: completely updated treatment information on a broad range of substance use disorders that is consistent with the new DSM-5 classification and thus reflective of how psychiatry is practiced today. Designed for researchers and mental health professionals ranging from trainee to licensed practitioner, the book is also appropriate for a diverse array of rehabilitation settings, from inpatient to community-based treatment. Full coverage is provided on 12-step programs, as well, including the latest outcomes research. Much of the material is new to this edition: A chapter has been added on science in the treatment of substance abuse, in which the authors discuss the history of scientific intervention in substance abuse and explore what happens to the brain when addicting drugs are consumed, review animal models and imaging techniques, and discuss current progress in the science of addiction. Chapters have been added on screening and brief intervention, reflecting the development of brief screening tools and research on the efficacy of interventions, and the role of "recovery" in chronic care disease management -- specifically what the treatment models for alcohol dependence and for diabetes can effectively borrow from each other. A new chapter focuses on the treatment of alcohol intoxication and withdrawal -- the first steps in treatment of alcohol use disorder. Two chapters on marijuana -- one on the neurobiology and one addressing treatment have been added. Given the accelerating trend toward decriminalization and legalization of this substance, clinicians will find this information of increasing importance. The section on substance use issues among gay men and lesbians has been expanded to include bisexual and transgender people in recognition of increased diversity among the population. Well-structured, with topics that follow logically and many practical, treatment-oriented features, such as quick reference tables and lists of recommended readings, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment is a classic that will enhance the education and practice of clinicians.

Principles of Addiction Medicine

Principles of Addiction Medicine
Author: Richard K. Ries,Shannon C. Miller,David A. Fiellin
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 1570
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9780781774772
ISBN 13: 0781774772
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Addiction Medicine Book Review:

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 interdisciplinary range of professionals, especially those with interest or duties relating to addiction-related disorders, and in particular physicians seeking certification status via either the American Board of Addiction Medicine or the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text.

The Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry

The Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry
Author: Norman S. Miller
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 567
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015037832139
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry Book Review:

A clinical guide to the management of addictive disorders in psychiatric practice. This practical text offers contemporary diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the rapidly growing sub-specialty of addiction psychiatry. The contributors represent the leadership in research principles and clinical practice in addictions. Thoroughly covers the etiology, epidemiology, genetics, neurobiology, and co-morbidity of addiction disorders. Presents timely discussions of both experimental and traditional treatments for addiction disorders. Provides detailed descriptions of addiction disorders as well as comprehensive discussion of all treatment options. Goal is to provide a practical book that is derived from many levels--theoretical, empirical, synthetic, and deductive--for complete understanding and comprehensive use in clinical practice. Effective in treating patients in whom addiction is secondary to another psychiatric disorder.

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
Author: Noeline Latt
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 459
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 0199539332
ISBN 13: 9780199539338
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction Medicine Book Review:

Addiction Medicine is a concise and practical guide for students and practitioners of medicine and other health professions who come into contact with people with substance use disorders. It provides the knowledge base and the skill set required for good professional practice in this field. Substance use rates amongst the top four risk factors contributing to the global burden of disease. Substance use disorders can cause, mimic, underlie or complicate a large number of common medical and psychiatric disorders. Making a correct diagnosis of the substance use disorder can facilitate clinical diagnosis, avoid unnecessary tests, shorten hospital stay and make the clinician and patient's life easier and safer. Increasingly, the ability to diagnose and initiate management of substance use disorders is the responsibility of all medical and health professionals. This invaluable guide discusses the broad range of management options and the evidence base behind modern addiction medicine. The first chapter outlines important background information and summarises the principles of addiction medicine. It encompasses the epidemiology of psychoactive substance use, the pharmacology and neurobiology of the major substances, and the natural history of the main clinical disorders. Two chapters summarise the principles of assessment and diagnosis and management which inform the practice of addiction medicine. Background and management focused on specific types of psychoactive substances are then covered in detail. The remainder of the book is devoted to the management of substance use disorders experienced by specific groups and in specific circumstances and places, within the broad professional and legal context. A series of appendices provides summaries of concepts and practical tools to aid management.

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2016-09-03
ISBN 10: 0309439124
ISBN 13: 9780309439121
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders Book Review:

Estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health problem or will misuse alcohol or drugs in their lifetimes. These disorders are among the most highly stigmatized health conditions in the United States, and they remain barriers to full participation in society in areas as basic as education, housing, and employment. Improving the lives of people with mental health and substance abuse disorders has been a priority in the United States for more than 50 years. The Community Mental Health Act of 1963 is considered a major turning point in America's efforts to improve behavioral healthcare. It ushered in an era of optimism and hope and laid the groundwork for the consumer movement and new models of recovery. The consumer movement gave voice to people with mental and substance use disorders and brought their perspectives and experience into national discussions about mental health. However over the same 50-year period, positive change in American public attitudes and beliefs about mental and substance use disorders has lagged behind these advances. Stigma is a complex social phenomenon based on a relationship between an attribute and a stereotype that assigns undesirable labels, qualities, and behaviors to a person with that attribute. Labeled individuals are then socially devalued, which leads to inequality and discrimination. This report contributes to national efforts to understand and change attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that can lead to stigma and discrimination. Changing stigma in a lasting way will require coordinated efforts, which are based on the best possible evidence, supported at the national level with multiyear funding, and planned and implemented by an effective coalition of representative stakeholders. Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change explores stigma and discrimination faced by individuals with mental or substance use disorders and recommends effective strategies for reducing stigma and encouraging people to seek treatment and other supportive services. It offers a set of conclusions and recommendations about successful stigma change strategies and the research needed to inform and evaluate these efforts in the United States.

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
Author: John B. Saunders,E. Jane Marshall
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 641
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 0198714750
ISBN 13: 9780198714750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction Medicine Book Review:

Substance use and related addictive disorders rate amongst the top four risk factors contributing to the global burden of disease and form an increasingly important part of medical and healthcare practice. Substance use disorders can cause, mimic, underlie or complicate a large number of common medical and psychiatric disorders. Making a correct diagnosis of the substance use disorder can facilitate clinical diagnosis, avoid unnecessary tests, shorten hospital stay and make the clinician and patient's life easier and safer. Part of the successful Oxford Specialist Handbooks series, the second edition of Addiction Medicine is a concise and practical guide for students, practitioners of medicine and other health professions who come into contact with people with substance use disorders. Providing up-to-date practical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management options, this edition expands on the first edition through updated content and global coverage of addiction medicine. Edited by a global team of experienced psychiatrists specialized in addictions, Addiction Medicine, Second edition contains everything you need to know to assist in the assessment, diagnosis and clinical management of patients with substance use and related addictive disorders.

The Addiction Casebook

The Addiction Casebook
Author: Petros Levounis,Abigail J. Herron
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2014-02-12
ISBN 10: 1585625353
ISBN 13: 9781585625352
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Addiction Casebook Book Review:

The Addiction Casebook presents 12 patients with DSM-5 addiction diagnoses -- plus one experiencing problematic Internet use -- and illustrates practical and successful strategies for diagnosing and treating these patients. The book's cases are analogous to those that clinicians commonly encounter in their everyday practice and effectively demonstrate the intersection of addiction with other psychiatric diagnoses. The experience and clinical wisdom of three generations of addiction specialists are distilled into a single volume that includes the most salient ideas and treatment suggestions for clinicians. This informative, practical volume strikes a colloquial, and sometimes humorous, tone. General psychiatrists and psychiatric residents seeking to gain expertise in and an understanding of addiction will find it a delight to read, as will a diverse audience of family practitioners, internists, pediatricians, medical students, allied professionals, and anyone interested in sharpening her or his clinical skills. The book is the first to cover the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of substance use disorders and other addictions within the DSM-5® framework. Its many valuable and helpful features include An outline of the progression in thinking about psychiatric diagnoses with the move from DSM-IV-TR® to DSM-5®. Descriptions of hands-on experience with the current diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders and other addictions that complement substance abuse textbooks and bring the material to life. Coverage of such subject areas as alcohol, caffeine, cannabis, hallucinogen, inhalant, opioid, sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic, stimulant, tobacco, gambling, and Internet addictions. Key points and multiple-answer questions at the end of each chapter that highlight the chapter's most pertinent takeaways and apply and strengthen readers' knowledge of chapter information. Extensive use of tables, figures, charts, and other instructive materials to illuminate and clarify addiction concepts. In their preface, the authors assert their hope that the book "will provide the fundamental tools for working with the substance-using patient in the hospital, the clinic, and the community." The Addiction Casebook exceeds its goal by providing mental health and other medical practitioners with timely, current strategies for addiction diagnosis and treatment in a succinct, engaging, and entertaining volume.

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal
Author: Peter Roger Breggin
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2012-07-19
ISBN 10: 0826108431
ISBN 13: 9780826108432
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction
Author: Richard Rosner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2012-11-19
ISBN 10: 1118340876
ISBN 13: 9781118340875
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction Book Review:

Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.

The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction

The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction
Author: Itai Danovitch,Larissa Mooney
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2018-11-15
ISBN 10: 0323548571
ISBN 13: 9780323548571
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction Book Review:

Get a quick, expert overview of all types of addiction – from substance use disorders to behavioral addictions and more. This practical resource presents a focused summary of today’s current knowledge on topics of interest to all health care professionals who work with those who suffer from this wide-ranging problem. It provides current, relevant information on emerging findings, best practices, and treatment challenges, covering a variety of assessment and treatment strategies and making it a one-stop resource for staying up to date in this critical area. Discusses precision health in addiction; the latest trend of electronic cigarettes; state-of-the-art treatments for opioid use disorder and cannabis use disorder; best practices for chronic pain; prevention among adolescents; the role of physicians in the prescription drug epidemic; and the role of integrative interventions in addiction treatment. Includes coverage of behavioral addictions such as internet, sex, and gambling; food addiction; PTSD and substance use disorders; preventing relapse; the neurobiology of addiction; and more. Consolidates today’s available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.

Principles of Addiction Medicine

Principles of Addiction Medicine
Author: Christopher A. Cavacuiti
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2012-03-28
ISBN 10: 1451153600
ISBN 13: 9781451153606
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Addiction Medicine Book Review:

Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials is a compact and portable distillation of the American Society of Addiction Medicine's flagship text, Principles of Addiction Medicine. This handbook present the clinically essential points from the larger text in an easy-to-follow outlined and bulleted format. Each chapter follows a template with structured headings such as pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses, effects, liability, and withdrawal. Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials is an excellent reference for a wide variety of addiction medicine professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, internal medicine/primary care physicians, and substance abuse counselors.

Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology Second Edition

Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology  Second Edition
Author: Henry R. Kranzler, M.D.,Domenic A. Ciraulo, M.D.,Leah R. Zindel, R.Ph., M.A.L.S.
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 447
Release: 2013-11-06
ISBN 10: 1585624403
ISBN 13: 9781585624409
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology Second Edition Book Review:

This new edition of Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology offers information on the pharmacology of the major classes of drugs related to addiction and the latest pharmacological treatment of dependence on these drugs. The manual reflects recent research and evidence-based perspectives on the pharmacological actions of drugs of abuse.

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
Author: Darius A. Rastegar,Michael I. Fingerhood
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780781761543
ISBN 13: 0781761549
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction Medicine Book Review:

This handbook provides practical and evidence-based guidelines for evaluating, treating, and managing patients with substance abuse problems. The opening chapters provide an overview of key clinical issues, strategies for interviewing, screening, confronting, and motivating patients, and various treatment modalities. A major portion of the book focuses on diagnosis, medical complications, and treatment of specific drug addictions. Chapters on smoking and prescription drug abuse are also included. Other chapters discuss medical care for the addicted patient, psychiatric illness and addiction, and substance abuse in special populations. Specific treatment protocols are provided and each chapter ends with annotated references to the literature.

Textbook of Addiction Treatment

Textbook of Addiction Treatment
Author: Nady el-Guebaly,Giuseppe Carrà,Marc Galanter,Alexander M. Baldacchino
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1547
Release: 2020-11-04
ISBN 10: 9783030363901
ISBN 13: 3030363902
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textbook of Addiction Treatment Book Review:

GET A 20% DISCOUNT ON THIS TITLE ENTERING THE CODE ISAM2020 from November 12 – December 31, 2020! Addiction is increasingly being recognized as a major global public health issue, and an ever-growing number of medical specialties, psychological and social science training programs, and professional associations are including addiction as part of their training and continuing education curricula. The first edition of this book presented an overview of the spectrum of addiction-related problems across different cultures around the globe. Sharing the experience and wisdom of more than 260 leading experts in the field, and promoted by the International Society of Addiction Medicine, it compared and contrasted clinical practices in the field of addiction medicine on the basis of neurobiological similarities as well as epidemiological and socio-cultural differences. Building on the success of this inaugural edition, and taking into account the formal and informal comments received as well as an assessment of current need, this textbook presents general updated information while retaining the most requested sections of the first edition as demonstrated by the number of chapter downloads. It also provides a basic text for those preparing for the ISAM annual certification exam. Written by some 220 international experts, it is a valuable reference resource for anyone interested in medicine, psychology, nursing, and social science.

Addiction An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics E Book

Addiction  An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics   E Book
Author: Itai Danovitch,John J. Mariani
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 294
Release: 2012-06-08
ISBN 10: 1455744344
ISBN 13: 9781455744343
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics E Book Book Review:

This completely new and updated issue takes a focused look at addiction psychiatry in three sections: Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and New Directions. Dr. Danovitch, from Cedars-Sinai and Dr. Mariani from Columbia hone in on the most rapidly advancing and relevant areas of addiction for practitioners today, from defining addiction (implications of DSM-V), to genetics and neurobiology, to specific treatment options for a variety of patient populations: for pregnant women, adolescents, and patients suffering from chronic pain, for example. A variety of addiction types are discussed (ie, opioid, stimulant, and cannabis). The issue closes with discussions of emerging trends, systems of care, investigational therapeutics and the role of the criminal justice system.

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders Fourth Edition

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders  Fourth Edition
Author: Avram H. Mack,Kathleen T. Brady,Richard J. Frances,Sheldon I. Miller
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 730
Release: 2016-05-13
ISBN 10: 1462521681
ISBN 13: 9781462521685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders Fourth Edition Book Review:

This state-of-the-science reference and text has given thousands of practitioners and students a strong foundation in understanding and treating addictive disorders. Leading experts address the neurobiology of addictions and review best practices in assessment and diagnosis. Specific substances of abuse are examined in detail, with attention to real-world clinical considerations. Issues in working with particular populations--including polysubstance abusers, culturally diverse patients, older adults, chronic pain sufferers, and others--are explored. Chapters summarize the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of widely used psychosocial and pharmacological treatments and clearly describe clinical techniques. New to This Edition *Incorporates a decade's worth of major advances in research and clinical practice. *Updated for DSM-5. *Many new authors; extensively revised with the latest information on specific biological mechanisms, substances, populations, and treatments. *Chapter on motivational interviewing.

Addiction

Addiction
Author: David Nutt,Liam Nestor
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2013-09-26
ISBN 10: 0191508861
ISBN 13: 9780191508868
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Addiction Book Review:

Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library series, this pocketbook is a clear and comprehensive overview of the brain science underpinning addiction and how this helps explain the current and future therapeutics for the range of addictions, using full colour images to enhance understanding. Addiction focuses on the nature of addiction as a brain disorder that includes a range of different behavioural traits such as impulsivity and reward dependence, and discusses the critical role of kinetic and pharmacological factors. The text explains how the primary pharmacological targets of drugs of abuse are now understood, the relation to the variable nature of addiction to different substances, and how this may lead to new approaches to treatment.