Substance Use Disorders

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Stuart Gitlow MD, MPH

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176998-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 79

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Designed for residents and clinicians treating patients with substance use problems

In lean and engaging prose, this handbook in the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is peppered with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Gitlow describes effective strategies and offers advice on topics such as the doctor-patient relationship, liability concerns, managed care demands, and medical ethics.

The first section explains general clinical principles and describes various diagnostic approaches. The second section addresses problems particular to specific substances, while the third discusses global issues surrounding patient care and treatment. Appendices contain information that clinicians need to access quickly.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Stuart Gitlow MD, MPH
ISBN: 978-0-78-176998-3
Advanced Practice
Internal Medicine
Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Substance Abuse
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 352
Illustrations: 3
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 79