Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook

Hardcover | August 21, 2013

byBarbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein

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In the 14 years since the first edition of Addictions was published, a wealth of substantive and crucial new findings have been added to our knowledge of alcohol and other substance use disorders. This primary reference has now been updated and expanded to include 38 chapters, all completelyrewritten to reflect new knowledge gained about the science of alcohol and other drugs, as well as new treatment approaches and research trends.Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook, Second Edition, features a roster of senior scientists covering the latest findings in the study of alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependence. Skillfully edited by Drs. Barbara S. McCrady and Elizabeth E. Epstein, the chapters primarily review theliterature published in the last 14 years since the first edition. The volume covers seven different content areas: Section I addresses broad conceptual issues as well as information on the etiology, neuroscience, epidemiology and course of alcohol and other drug use, abuse, and dependence. SectionII provides detailed pharmacological and clinical information on the major drugs of abuse, including alcohol. Sections III, IV, and V focus on knowledge of importance to clinical practice, including a section on assessment and treatment planning, information on a range of empirically supportedtreatments, and issues related to clinical practice. Section VI provides information about specific population groups, and Section VII addresses policy, prevention, and economic issues in the field. The book is appropriate for a wide variety of readers who are either treating, learning to treat,doing research on, or teaching about addictions. Comprehensive and succinct, it is written in a manner that is accessible and useful to practitioners, students, clinician trainees, and researchers. It is also an ideal textbook for graduate courses and training programs in psychology, psychiatry,social work, and addictions certifications, and for advanced undergraduate courses on alcohol and other substance use disorders

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In the 14 years since the first edition of Addictions was published, a wealth of substantive and crucial new findings have been added to our knowledge of alcohol and other substance use disorders. This primary reference has now been updated and expanded to include 38 chapters, all completelyrewritten to reflect new knowledge gained abo...

Barbara S. McCrady, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of The Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions at the University of New Mexico. Elizabeth E. Epstein, PhD, is a Research Professor and Director of the Clinical Division at the Center of Alcohol Studies, and Contributing Faculty at the Graduate ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:912 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:August 21, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgmentsAbout the EditorsContributorsBarbara McCrady and Elizabeth Epstein: IntroductionSection I. Overview: Conceptual issues, etiology, epidemiology, and course1. Warren K. Bickel, E. Terry Mueller, and David P. Jarmolowicz: What is Addiction?2. George F. Koob: Neuroscience of Addiction3. Matt McGue and Daniel Irons: Etiology4. Miriam C. Fenton, Christina Aivadyan, and Deborah Hasin: Epidemiology and Diagnosis5. John W. Finney, Rudolf H. Moos, and Christine Timko: The Course of Treated and Untreated Substance Use Disorders: Remission and Resolution, Relapse and MortalitySection II. Specific drugs of abuse: Pharmacological and clinical aspects6. John J. Woodward: Alcohol7. Mark A. Oldham and Dominick A. Ciraulo: Sedative-hypnotic and Anxiolytic drugs8. Walter Ling, Larissa Mooney, and Richard Rawson: Amphetamine-Type Stimulants9. David A. Gorelick: Cocaine10. Robert S. Stephens and Kelsey E. Banes: Cannabis and Hallucinogens11. Susan M. Stine and Thomas R. Kosten: Opioids12. Raymond Niaura: Nicotine13. Robert J. Pandina, James W. Langenbucher, and Thomas B. Hildebrandt: Other Drugs of Abuse: Inhalants, Steroids, and Designer DrugsSection III. Case identification, assessment, and treatment planning14. Dennis M. Donovan: Evidence-Based Assessment: Strategies and Measures in Addictive Behaviors15. Linda S. Kranitz and Ned L. Cooney: Treatment Decision-Making and Goal-SettingSection IV. Treatment16. Theresa B. Moyers and Lisa H. Glynn: Enhancing Motivation for Treatment and Change17. Nadine R. Mastroleo and Peter M. Monti: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Addictions18. Alan J. Budney, Pamela C. Brown, and Catherine Stanger: Behavioral Treatments19. Valerie J. Slaymaker and Timothy Sheehan: The Disease Model20. Barbara S. McCrady, Mandy Owens, and Julie Brovko: Couples and Family Treatment Methods21. James R. McKay: Extended Treatment Models22. John Kelly and Julie Yeterian: Mutual-Help Groups for Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders23. Claire Wilcox and Michael Bogenschutz: Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders24. David DeMatteo, Sanjay Shah, Megan Murphy, and Julie Present Koller: Treatment Models for Clients Diverted or Mandated into Drug Treatment25. Richard Longabaugh, Molly Magill, Jon Morgenstern, and Robert Huebner: Mechanisms of Behavior Change in Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Disorders26. Paul M. Roman: Treatment for Substance Use Disorders in the United States: An Organizational PerspectiveSection V. Practice Issues27. Cynthia M. A. Geppert: Legal and Ethical Issues28. Susan J. Rose, Allen Zweben, David Ockert, and Armin Baier: Interfaces between Substance Use Treatment and Other Health and Social SystemsSection VI. Issues in Specific Populations29. Richard N. Rosenthal: Treatment of Persons with Substance Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Other Mental Disorders30. Nicole M. Bekman, Kendall C. Wilkins, and Sandra A. Brown: Treatment for Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Problems31. Derek D. Satre: Treatment of Older Adults32. Felipe Gonz lez Castro, Meghan Garvey, Joshua G. Kellison, and Flavio F. Marsiglia: Ethnic and Cultural Minority Populations33. Elizabeth E. Epstein and David Menges: Women and Addiction34. Kelly E. Green, Donald A. Bux, and Brian A. Feinstein: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender IndividualsSection VII. Prevention, Policy and Economics of Substance Use Disorders35. Carol W. Metzler, J. Mark Eddy, and David P. Lichtenstein: Prevention Aimed at Individuals36. Andrew J. Treno and Juliet Lee: Prevention Aimed at the Environment37. Ioana Popovici and Michael T. French: Economic Evaluation of Substance Abuse Interventions: Overview of Recent Research Findings and Policy Implications38. Dennis McCarty and Kim A. Hoffman: National Policy IssuesIndex