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The Substance Abuse Handbook
by Pedro Ruiz

The Substance Abuse Handbook is a user-friendly format, that provides all the information you need to diagnose and treat addictive disorders and associated medical conditions.

Contents

Etiologic Factors

  • Determinants of Substance Abuse and Dependence

Substances of Abuse

  • Alcohol
  • Opiates
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Amphetamines and Other Stimulants
  • Sedative-Hypnotics
  • Hallucinogens
  • Phencyclidine
  • Inhalants
  • MDMA/Designer Drugs
  • Nicotine
  • Caffeine
  • Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids

Compulsive and Addictive Behaviors

  • Eating Disorders
  • Pathologic Gambling
  • Sexual Addiction

Evaluation and Diagnostic Classification

  • Classification, Diagnosis, and Diagnostic Laboratoy

Treatment Modalities

  • Detoxification
  • Methadone Treatment
  • Buprenorphine for Treatment of Opioid Addiction
  • Alternative Pharmacotherapeutics for Opioid Addiction
  • Acupuncture
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family/Couples Approaches to Treatment Engagement and Therapy
  • Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • The Therapeutic Community
  • Network Therapy
  • Faith-Based Approaches
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Treatment in Prisons and Jails

Management of Associated Medical Conditions

  • Maternal and Neonatal Effects of Alcohol and Drugs
  • Medical Complications of Drug Use
  • HIV Infection and Aids
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Substance Use Disroders in Individuals with Co-Occuring Psychiatric Disorders

Life Cycle

  • Substance Abuse and the Life Cycle: Children, Adolescents, and Elderly Individuals

Women's Issues

  • Alcohol and Drugs Among Women

Special Groups/Settings

  • Disability and Rehabilitation Issues
  • The Workplace and Methadone Advocacy
  • Physicians and Other Health Professionals

Models of Prevention

  • Public Health Approach to the Prevention of Substance Abuse

Training and Education

  • Medical Education and Clinical Personnel Training
  • Forensics

Index

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The Substance Abuse Handbook
by Pedro Ruiz
2007 518 pages $65.00 + shipping
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