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Substance use disorders : assessment and treatment

Author: Charles E Dodgen; W Michael Shea
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, 2000.
Series: Practical resources for the mental health professional.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Substance Use Disorders: Assessment and Treatment is a summary of everything a therapist should know about substance abuse in one easy-to-read comprehensive book. The book begins with a discussion of the pharmacology of specific drug classes (opioids, hallucinogens, etc.) and the epidemiology of abuse. It then presents psychological theories of substance abuse, the initiation and progression of substance abuse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Dodgen; W Michael Shea
ISBN: 9780122191602 0122191609
OCLC Number: 804744580
Notes: Descripció feta a partir del volum imprès.
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurs electrònic (xvi, 173 p.)) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface. --
Acknowledgments. --
Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Epidemiology of Psychoactive Substances: --
Definitions and General Concepts of Pharmacology. --
Pharmacology of Individual Drugs. --
Clinical Epidemiology of Psychoactive Substances. --
Etiology of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: --
Overview. --
Theories of Etiology. --
Initiation, Progression, and Maintenance of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: --
Stage Models of Adolescent Substance Use. --
Risk Factors. --
Adult Model of Substance Use. --
Course/Natural History of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: --
The Disease Model. --
Models of Progression of Substance Use. --
Prevention, Early Intervention, and Harm Reduction: --
General Perspective. --
Types of Prevention. --
Supply Reduction/Legal Interventions. --
Risk and Protective Factors. --
Skills Training. --
Community-Based Prevention. --
School-Based Programs. --
Parenting/Family Interventions. --
Related Risks/Harm Reduction. --
Screening and Assessment of Psychoactive Substance Use: --
Overview of the Assessment Process. --
Alcohol Screening Instruments. --
Drug Screening Instruments. --
Biological Screening Measures. --
Diagnostic Instruments. --
Areas to Assess for Treatment Planning Purposes. --
Diagnosis and Comorbidity: --
Definition and Prevalence. --
Diagnostic Issues of the Dually Impaired. --
Treatment of the Dually Diagnosed. --
Treatment I: Models and Approaches: --
Treatment Settings and Services. --
Major Theoretical Treatment Approaches. --
Additional Psychological Therapies. --
Role of Pharmacotherapy. --
Treatment Effectiveness/Outcome Studies. --
Alternative Treatments. --
Treatment II: Planning, Implementing, and Managing Treatment and the Course of Recovery: --
Phases of Recovery. --
Relapse Parameters. --
Treatment Goals. --
Detoxification. --
Engagement of Patients in Treatment. --
Client-Treatment Matching. --
Treatment of Family Members of Substance Abusers. --
Linkage of Services. --
Treatment of Criminal Offenders. --
Self-Help Groups. --
Issues in Specific Populations: --
Impaired Physicians. --
Ethnic Minorities. --
Women. --
HIV/AIDS. --
The Elderly Population. --
The Homeless Population. --
Legal and Ethical Issues: --
Confidentiality. --
Responsibility to Diagnose and Treat Substance Use Disorders. --
Coerced Treatment. --
Treatment of Pregnant Mothers. --
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). --
Chapter References. --
Epilogue. --
Index. Clinical pharmacology and clinical epidemiology of psychoactive substances --
Etiology of psychoactive substance use disorders --
Initiation, progression, and maintenance of psychoactive substance use disorders --
Course/natural history of psychoactive substance use disorders --
Prevention, early intervention, and harm reduction --
Screening and assessment of psychoactive substance use --
Diagnosis and comorbidity --
Treatment I: models and approaches --
Treatment II: planning, implementing, and managing treatment and the course of recovery --
Issues in specific populations --
Legal and ethical issues.
Series Title: Practical resources for the mental health professional.
Responsibility: Charles E. Dodgen, W. Michael Shea.

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