Addiction Medicine

Paperback | September 21, 2016

EditorJohn B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt

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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 ofcommon 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 practicalassessment, 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.

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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 ofcommon medical and psychiatric disorders. Making ...

Professor John B. Saunders is a Professor and Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, with appointments at the University of Queensland and University of Sydney, and with several private hospital groups. He graduated in pharmacology and then medicine from the University of Cambridge, and undertook specialist m...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.68 inPublished:September 21, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. John B. Saunders: The nature of addictive disorders2. Peter Anderson, Katherine M. Conigrave, Louisa Degenhardt, Wayne Hall, and Tim Stockwell: Epidemiology and prevention3. Kazutaka Ikeda, Daisuke Nishizawa, David J. Nutt, and John B. Saunders: Pharmacology and pathophysiology4. Sawitri Assanangkornchai and John B. Saunders: The scope of intervention5. Glenys Dore, Noeline C. Latt, and John B. Saunders: Establishing the diagnosis6. Glenys Dore, Noeline C. Latt, E. Jane Marshall, John B. Saunders, and Peter Thompson: Acute care7. Stephen Jurd and John B. Saunders: Ongoing management of substance use disorders8. Renee Bittoun, Katherine M. Conigrave, Hisatsugu Miyata, and Nicholas Zwar: Tobacco9. Robert Batey, Katherine M. Conigrave, Colin Drummond, Noeline C. Latt, E. Jane Marshall, David J. Nutt, Richard Saitz, and John B. Saunders: Alcohol10. Valerie Curran, Margaret Haney, David J. Nutt, and John B. Saunders: Cannabis11. Robert Batey, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt, John B. Saunders, Andrew J. Saxon, and George Woody: Opioids12. James Bell: Pain and opioids13. Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt, and John B. Saunders: Benzodiazepines and the other sedative-hypnotics14. Glenys Dore, Walter Ling, and David J. Nutt: Psychostimulants15. David J. Nutt and Adam R. Winstock: Hallucinogens and dissociative drugs16. Jenny Bearn, Jonathan Brett, Adam Brodie, Katherine M. Conigrave, Shivani Khan, Janie Sheridan, Iain Smith, Catherine Woodstock Striley, David Taylor, and Adam R. Winstock: Other drugs17. Jason P. Connor and Gerald F. X. Feeney: Polysubstance use18. Robert Batey, Katherine M. Conigrave, Paul Haber, and John Strang: Injecting drug use19. Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Sanju George, Yasunobu Komoto, David J. Nutt, and Taku Sato: Gambling20. Hideki Nakayama and Hiroshi Sakuma: Gaming21. Takayuki Harada, Susumu Higuchi, Satoko Mihara, and John B. Saunders: Other addictive disorders22. Glenys Dore, Anne Lingford-Hughes, and John B. Saunders: Psychiatric comorbidity23. Noeline C. Latt, John B. Saunders, and Sue Wilson: Specific clinical situations24. Sawitri Assanangkornchai, Tatiana Balachova, Yvonne Bonomo, Katherine M. Conigrave, Ilana B. Crome, Glenys Dore, Bradley Freeburn, Marianne Jauncey, Michael Levy, Corinne Lim, Ross McCormick, and Kim Wolff: Special populations25. Jonathan Brett, Tim Neumann, Richard Saitz, John B. Saunders, Claudia Spies, and Pierluigi Struzzo: Substance use and specific health care settings26. Katherine M. Conigrave, Glenys Dore, Emily Finch, Ralph Hingson, Noeline C. Latt, Sally Porter, and John B. Saunders: Legal and ethical issues27. Resources

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"For those after a compact sourse of good clinical information on a broad range of addiction medicine topics, [this book] is a good choice." --Dr Chris Holmwood, Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia March 2009