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Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1
     

Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

by Norman S. Miller, Sr. Miller
 

ISBN-10: 0471562017

ISBN-13: 9780471562016

Pub. Date: 04/01/1995

Publisher: Wiley

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.

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471562016
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/01/1995
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Brief History of Addiction Psychiatry.

Classification for Diagnosis in Addiction Psychiatry.

ASSOCIATION OF PSYCHIATRIC AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS: CORE OF ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY.

Relationship of Psychiatric and Addictive Disorders: An Overview.

ETIOLOGY OF PSYCHIATRIC AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS.

Course and Prognosis of the Disorders.

Addictive Disease as a Psychiatric Disorder.

Developmental Factors.

LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS.

Clinical Indications for Testing.

Methodology and Guidelines for Testing.

CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS.

Affective and Anxiety Disorders.

Personality Disorders.

TREATMENT APPROACHES.

Treatment in Psychiatric and Addiction Settings.

The Integrated Model.

Group Therapy.

PREVENTION.

The Prevention of Abuse and Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs.

Index.

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