Addiction Psychiatry
  • Release Date : 20 March 1995
  • Publisher : Wiley-Liss
  • Categories : Psychology
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0471562017
  • ISBN 10 : 9780471562016
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Synopsis : Addiction Psychiatry written by Norman S. Miller, published by Wiley-Liss which was released on 20 March 1995. Download Addiction Psychiatry Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY: Current Diagnosis and Treatment—Norman S. Miller, M. D. Addiction psychiatry is a relatively young field that encompasses the causes, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of drug or alcohol addiction—in addition to the specific mental disorders that frequently co-occur with substance abuse. Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment is a unique work in that it not only provides a comprehensive, practical overview of addiction psychiatry, but also gives detailed accounts of the most current clinical issues. The book opens with an overview of the history and basic tenets of the field, then goes on to explore the relationship between psychiatric and addictive disorders. Subsequent sections offer guidelines for laboratory testing to achieve diagnosis, or "dual diagnosis" in cases of co-occurring disorders. The text concludes with extensive discussions of specific and practical treatment options, as well as some thoughts on preventing addiction. Individual chapters in the text cover such topics as: DSM I-IV and exclusionary criteria for addictive disorders Classification for diagnosis in addiction psychiatry Course and prognosis of psychiatric and addictive disorders Addictive disease as a psychiatric disorder Clinical indications for testing Methodology and guidelines for laboratory testing A systematic approach to differential diagnosis and treatment Abstinence-based treatment and other forms of therapy Treatment in psychiatric and addiction settings A practical guide to pharmacological treatments The prevention of abuse and addiction to drugs and alcohol Written by a widely recognized authority in the field, Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment is designed to serve as a standard reference for this rapidly growing specialty. This book will prove an indispensable resource for addiction psychiatrists, psychiatrists, residents in psychiatry training programs, students, and all professionals involved in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction.



Author : David Nutt,Liam Nestor
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Category : Medical
Addiction in the Older Patient

Addiction in the Older Patient

Author : Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Maria Sullivan,Frances Levin,Kennedy-Leavy Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Frances Levin
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Category :