Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook / Edition 1

Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook / Edition 1

by Barbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195114892

ISBN-13: 9780195114898

Pub. Date: 04/15/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Here, in one volume, is both practical and scholarly information for alcohol and drug abuse specialists, primary care providers, policy-makers, and others involved in programs that are geared to help those who abuse or are dependent on alcohol and other drugs. Addictions is organized into seven parts that range from the prevalence of certain addictions to their…  See more details below

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Here, in one volume, is both practical and scholarly information for alcohol and drug abuse specialists, primary care providers, policy-makers, and others involved in programs that are geared to help those who abuse or are dependent on alcohol and other drugs. Addictions is organized into seven parts that range from the prevalence of certain addictions to their identification and treatment to the social effects of these addictions. Editors Barbara McCrady and Elizabeth Epstein present information that is appropriate for graduate courses in addictions or for preparation for the American Psychological Association's proficiency exam. In fact, this volume contains almost all of the basic information a professional or graduate student needs to learn about or treat substance abuse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195114898
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/15/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.88(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction3
IEpidemiology, Etiology, and Course of Substance Use Disorders
1Alcohol and Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence; Classification, Prevalence, and Comorbidity9
2The Course of Treated and Untreated Substance Use Disorders: Remission and Resolution, Relapse and Mortality30
3Theories of Etiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Disorders50
IISpecific Drugs of Abuse: Pharmacological and Clinical Aspects
4Alcohol75
5Sedative-Hypnotic and Anxiolytic Agents95
6Stimulants: Amphetamines and Cocaine105
7Cannabis and Hallucinogens121
8Opioids141
9Nicotine162
10Other Drugs of Abuse: Inhalants, Designer Drugs, and Steroids171
IIICase Identification, Assessment, and Treatment Planning
11Assessment Strategies and Measures in Addictive Behaviors187
12Treatment Decision Making and Goal Setting216
IVTreatment
13Enhancing Motivation for Treatment and Change235
14Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Treatments250
15The Disease Model268
16Treatment Models and Methods: Family Models287
17The Therapeutic Community Treatment Model306
18Self-Help Groups for Addictions328
19Pharmacotherapies347
20Relapse Prevention: Maintenance of Change After Initial Treatment370
21Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Abuse: An Overview of Major Strategies and Effectiveness385
VPractice Issues
22Legal and Ethical Issues399
23Credentialing, Documentation, and Evaluation414
24Interfaces between Substance Abuse Treatment and Other Health and Social Systems421
VIIssues in Specific Populations
25Treatment of Persons with Dual Diagnoses of Substance Use Disorder and Other Psychological Problems439
26Age-Limited Populations: Youth, Adolescents, and Older Adults477
27Ethnic and Cultural Minority Groups499
28Women527
29Gay Men, Lesbians, and Bisexuals524
VIIPrevention, Policy, and Economics of Substance Use Disorders
30Prevention Aimed at Individuals: An Integrative Transactional Perspective555
31Prevention Aimed at the Environment573
32Economic Issues and Substance Use595
Index611

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