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  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 12 June 2019
  • ISBN : 9780323697217
  • Page : 106 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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More people are being treated for substance abuse each year, creating a vital need for a practical, easy-to-use manual for addiction treatment providers. Addiction Medicine: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals, by Dr. Robert D. Lovinger, provides clear, authoritative guidance on current concepts of brain functions associated with substance abuse, early management and long-term treatment protocols, and effective psychiatric co-morbidity drug therapies with the goal to provide improved personalized treatments for patients suffering from addiction. Discusses the physiological effects of substance abuse on the brain and body. Summarizes current and successful addiction management protocols. Examines applications and recommended drug treatments for patients susceptible to long-term relapse. Covers smoking cessation and common substance abuse-linked sexually transmitted diseases. Consolidates today’s available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.

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Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
  • Author : Robert D Lovinger
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-06-12
  • ISBN : 9780323697217
GET THIS BOOKAddiction Medicine

More people are being treated for substance abuse each year, creating a vital need for a practical, easy-to-use manual for addiction treatment providers. Addiction Medicine: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals, by Dr. Robert D. Lovinger, provides clear, authoritative guidance on current concepts of brain functions associated with substance abuse, early management and long-term treatment protocols, and effective psychiatric co-morbidity drug therapies with the goal to provide improved personalized treatments for patients suffering from addiction. Discusses the physiological effects of

Integrated Care in Addiction Treatment

Integrated Care in Addiction Treatment
  • Author : Philip Hemphill
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-11-23
  • ISBN : 9781000483413
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This book emphasizes the importance of integrative care among the healthcare professionals involved in addiction treatment and includes a plan for executing and assessing the success of the system. Drawing on three decades of experience helping practitioners, managers, administrators, and funders understand and implement this treatment, Dr. Hemphill discusses the history and integration of coordinated care, and details how it works in practice from the medical and business perspectives. He outlines a model that encourages the expansion of detection systems

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
  • Author : Bankole A. Johnson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-10-10
  • ISBN : 1441903380
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The spectrum of addiction disorders presents practitioners with numerous challenges—among them the widening gap between a growing evidence base and the translation of this knowledge into treatment outcomes. Addiction Medicine addresses this disconnect, clearly explaining the role of brain function in drug taking and other habit-forming behaviors, and applying this biobehavioral framework to the delivery of evidence-based treatment. Its state-of-the-art coverage provides clinically relevant details on not only traditional sources of addiction such as cocaine, opiates, and alcohol, but

Treating Addiction, Second Edition

Treating Addiction, Second Edition
  • Author : William R. Miller,Alyssa A. Forcehimes,Allen Zweben
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-07-16
  • ISBN : 9781462542376
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This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and nonspecialists alike benefit from the authors' expert guidance for planning treatment and selecting from a menu of evidence-based treatment methods. Assessment and intervention strategies are described in detail, and the importance of the therapeutic relationship is emphasized throughout. Lauded for its clarity and accessibility, the text includes engaging case examples, up-to-date knowledge about specific

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-16
  • ISBN : 9780309486514
GET THIS BOOKMedications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives

The opioid crisis in the United States has come about because of excessive use of these drugs for both legal and illicit purposes and unprecedented levels of consequent opioid use disorder (OUD). More than 2 million people in the United States are estimated to have OUD, which is caused by prolonged use of prescription opioids, heroin, or other illicit opioids. OUD is a life-threatening condition associated with a 20-fold greater risk of early death due to overdose, infectious diseases, trauma, and

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-03
  • ISBN : 9780309439121
GET THIS BOOKEnding Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health problem or will misuse alcohol or drugs in their lifetimes. These disorders are among the most highly stigmatized health conditions in the United States, and they remain barriers to full participation in society in areas as basic as education, housing, and employment. Improving the lives of people with mental health and substance abuse disorders has been a priority in the United States for more than 50 years. The

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • ISBN : 0160943779
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Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
  • Author : Noeline Latt
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9780199539338
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Addiction Medicine is a concise and practical guide for students and practitioners of medicine and other health professions who come into contact with people with substance use disorders. It provides the knowledge base and the skill set required for good professional practice in this field. Substance use rates amongst the top four risk factors contributing to the global burden of disease. Substance use disorders can cause, mimic, underlie or complicate a large number of common medical and psychiatric disorders. Making

Recovery Skills Manual

Recovery Skills Manual
  • Author : Paul H. Earley
  • Publisher : Central Recovery Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781949481372
GET THIS BOOKRecovery Skills Manual

A cohesive addiction treatment model based upon the concept that addiction recovery is a learned skill. This step-by-step guide designed is drawn from the basic concepts found in Dr. Earley's Recovery Skills Manual: A Neuroscientific Approach to Treating Addiction. It is designed to help practitioners implement RecoveryMind Training (RMT) in outpatient practice (ASAM Level 1), IOP (Level 2.1), Partial Hospitalization (Level 2.5), or Residential program (Levels 3.1 to 3.7). To be successful, the learning involved in recovery has to overcome the complex and hard-wired entrainment

Facing Addiction in America

Facing Addiction in America
  • Author : Office of the Surgeon General,U.s. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-08-15
  • ISBN : 1974580628
GET THIS BOOKFacing Addiction in America

All across the United States, individuals, families, communities, and health care systems are struggling to cope with substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders. Substance misuse and substance use disorders have devastating effects, disrupt the future plans of too many young people, and all too often, end lives prematurely and tragically. Substance misuse is a major public health challenge and a priority for our nation to address. The effects of substance use are cumulative and costly for our society, placing

Addiction Medicine E-Book

Addiction Medicine E-Book
  • Author : Bankole Johnson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-12-12
  • ISBN : 9780323680530
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Integrating scientific knowledge with today’s most effective treatment options, Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice, 2nd Edition, provides a wealth of information on addictions to substances and behavioral addictions. It discusses the concrete research on how the brain and body are affected by addictions, improving your understanding of how patients develop addictions and how best to personalize treatment and improve outcomes. This essential text is ideal for anyone who deals with patients with addictions in clinical practice, including psychiatrists, health

The Book of Ethics

The Book of Ethics
  • Author : Laura Weiss Roberts
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-06-03
  • ISBN : 9781592857890
GET THIS BOOKThe Book of Ethics

The definitive book on ethics for chemical dependency treatment professionals. The treatment of addiction as a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual disease requires a high standard of ethical knowledge and professional skill. This groundbreaking, reader-friendly guide to contemporary ethical issues informs and challenges health care professionals, students, and faculty with a thorough and compassionate examination of the dilemmas faced when providing care for individuals suffering from substance use problems or addiction.Renowned psychiatric ethicists Cynthia Geppert and Laura Weiss Roberts

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine
  • Author : John B. Saunders,Katherine M. Conigrave,Noeline C. Latt,David J. Nutt,E. Jane Marshall,Walter Ling,Susumu Higuchi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-18
  • ISBN : 9780191085949
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Substance use and related addictive disorders rate amongst the top four risk factors contributing to the global burden of disease and form an increasingly important part of medical and healthcare practice. Substance use disorders can cause, mimic, underlie or complicate a large number of common medical and psychiatric disorders. Making a correct diagnosis of the substance use disorder can facilitate clinical diagnosis, avoid unnecessary tests, shorten the hospital stay and make the clinician's and patient's life easier and safer. Part

From Harvard to Hell...and Back

From Harvard to Hell...and Back
  • Author : Sylvester Sviokla III,Kerry Zukus
  • Publisher : Central Recovery Press, LLC
  • Release Date : 2013-07-16
  • ISBN : 9781937612306
GET THIS BOOKFrom Harvard to Hell...and Back

A Harvard doctor loses everything but his life, which he now spends bringing the message of recovery to other addicts.

Addiction Medicine for Health Care Professionals

Addiction Medicine for Health Care Professionals
  • Author : Robert D. Lovinger
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-24
  • ISBN : 0323680178
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More people are being treated for substance abuse each year, creating a vital need for a practical, easy-to-use manual for addiction treatment providers. Addiction Medicine: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals, by Dr. Robert D. Lovinger, provides clear, authoritative guidance on current concepts of brain functions associated with substance abuse, early management and long-term treatment protocols, and effective psychiatric co-morbidity drug therapies with the goal to provide improved personalized treatments for patients suffering from addiction. Discusses the physiological effects of