A Clinical Guide To Alcohol And Drug Problems

Hardcover | September 1, 1986

byJoseph Westermeyer

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This book is written specifically for family or primary care physicians who encounter substance abuse in their daily practice. A Clinical Guide to Drug and Alcohol Problems provides a comprehensive overview to help diagnose and treat these problems. The first five chapters provide basic information on historical and cultural issues, plus the pharmacology of all abused drugs the physician is likely to come into contact with and the epidemiology and etiology of substance abuse problems. The author then addresses the clinical manifestions and course of addiction; diagnostic techniques; principles of clinical management, treatment, and rehabilitation of addictive and other associated medical disorders; and guidelines for public health approaches to the problem.

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This book is written specifically for family or primary care physicians who encounter substance abuse in their daily practice. A Clinical Guide to Drug and Alcohol Problems provides a comprehensive overview to help diagnose and treat these problems. The first five chapters provide basic information on historical and cultural issues, pl...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 1986Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:027592162X

ISBN - 13:9780275921620

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