Clinician's Guide to Substance Abuse by SmithClinician's Guide to Substance Abuse by Smith

Clinician's Guide to Substance Abuse


Paperback | March 12, 2001

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It's time to bolster your understanding of substance abuse and treatment *Provides a comprehensive basic introduction to substance abuse/treatment *Includes a discussion of the nature of addiction - which serves as a framework for the entire book *Offers detailed information on management and treatment *Outlines the signs and symptoms of drug abuse and addiction*Delves into treatment issues specific to women, children, families, etc. *Presents valuable information on placement criteria and resources for specialist referral *Covers medical complications The resource you need toincorporate substance abuse treatment into your practice. Hazelden ChronicIllness Series offers clear and relevant information and practical advice on the treatment of chronic illness and related aspects of healthcare. Drawing on over fifty years of clinical experience and research at the Hazelden Foundation, the series provides authoritative coverage of a wide-range of topics critical to healthcare providers, students, and patients. This publishing alliance between Hazelden and McGraw-Hill, the world's premier publisher of references and career tools for the medical profession, provides the depth and breadth of coverage you would expect when two industry leaders join forces. The HAZELDEN CHRONIC ILLNESS LIBRARYClinician's Guide to Spirituality * Clinician's Guide to Mental Illness * Clinician's Guide to Pediatric Chronic Illness * Clinician's Guide to Holistic Medicine * Clinician's Guide to the Twelve Step Principles
David E. Smith, MD is the founder and current President and Medical Director of Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics. He is also current Medical Director of the State of California Alcohol and Drug Programs as well as for the Collaborative Center for Substance Abuse Policy Research. Dr. Smith is a past president of the American Society of Addic...
Title:Clinician's Guide to Substance AbuseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.9 × 5.9 × 0.68 inPublished:March 12, 2001Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Nature of Addictive Disease.

Chapter 2. Addiction and the Human Brain.

Chapter 3. Basic Pharmacology of Addictive Substances.

Chapter 4. The Signs and Symptoms of Abuse and Addiction.

Chapter 5. Diagnosis and Assessment.

Chapter 6. Abuse and Addiction Treatment: Treatment as the Bridge Between Active Addiction and Active Recovery.

Chapter 7. Abstinence and Recovery: The Clinician's Role.

Chapter 8. Common Medical Complications of Abuse and Addiction.

Chapter 9. Treatment Issues Involving Family Dynamics.

Chapter 10. Women in Treatment.

Chapter 11. Treating Children and Adolescents.

Chapter 12. Nutrition Counseling and Other Concerns in Supporting Recovery.

Appendix I: American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria.

Appendix II. Resources for Consultation and Referral.