Co-occurring Addictive and Psychiatric Disorders: A Practice-Based Handbook from a European Perspective by Geert DomCo-occurring Addictive and Psychiatric Disorders: A Practice-Based Handbook from a European Perspective by Geert Dom

Co-occurring Addictive and Psychiatric Disorders: A Practice-Based Handbook from a European…

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Hardcover | December 5, 2014

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This book provides a comprehensive, state of the art overview that covers both the diagnosis and the treatment of dual disorders - joint psychiatric and substance use disorders associated with a worse outcome and disease progression than single psychiatric or addictive disorders. The book is designed to be highly relevant to clinical work and the organization of care systems and meets the real need for a European perspective on dual disorders that takes into account the realities of European treatment organization. All chapters have been written by European authors on the basis of existing European treatment programs or guidelines and European research. The book will be invaluable for all health professionals working in mental health and addiction care, who are increasingly confronted with patients suffering from dual disorders.

Geert Dom, MD, PhD, is psychiatrist and psychotherapist, and specialized in addiction psychiatry and dual disorder treatment for over 20 years. He is medical director of the Psychiatric Center Alexian Brothers, Boechout in Belgium. Academically he is professor in addiction psychiatry at the Antwerp University (UA), vice-chair of the Co...
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Title:Co-occurring Addictive and Psychiatric Disorders: A Practice-Based Handbook from a European…Format:HardcoverDimensions:389 pagesPublished:December 5, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642453740

ISBN - 13:9783642453748

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Epidemiology.- Providing a rationale for change in treatment approach.- Explaining dual disorders: Neurobiological and genetic factors.- Psychological factors.- Social and economic factors.- Schizophrenia and addiction.- Mood disorders and addiction.- Personality disorders and addiction.- Anxiety disorders and addiction.- Developmental disorders and addiction: ADHD and Autism.- Triple Diagnosis: Mental handicap, addiction and behavioral disorders.- Non-pharmacological addictions and psychiatry: Gambling, Internet, sex, and gaming.- Diagnostic tips and tricks in dual disorders.- Psychosocial interventions in DD treatment.- Pharmacotherapy and dual disorders.- Cigarette smoking and psychiatry.- Forensic perspective.- Adolescent populations.- Gender issues and pregnancy.- Somatic problems and DD patients.- Dual Disorders, a sequel of the DSM paradigm?.- Towards a new model of care: integrating mental health, substance use and somatic care.

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"This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the diagnosis and treatment of dual disorders. . The book is written for healthcare providers and administrators involved in the development and administration of treatment systems for co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders in the European healthcare system. . What make this book stand out is its European perspective on treatment philosophy, delivery, goals, and implementation." (Michael Easton, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2015)