Addiction Medicine: An Evidence-Based Handbook

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Rastegar, Darius A.; Fingerhood, Michael I.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176154-3

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This handbook provides practical and evidence-based guidelines for evaluating, treating, and managing patients with substance abuse problems.

The opening chapters provide an overview of key clinical issues, strategies for interviewing, screening, confronting, and motivating patients, and various treatment modalities. A major portion of the book focuses on diagnosis, medical complications, and treatment of specific drug addictions. Chapters on smoking and prescription drug abuse are also included. Other chapters discuss medical care for the addicted patient, psychiatric illness and addiction, and substance abuse in special populations.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Rastegar, Darius A.; Fingerhood, Michael I.
ISBN: 978-0-78-176154-3
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatry
Psychology
Psychopharmacology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 320
Illustrations: 17
Year: 2005

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