Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide

Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide

by John Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0765704528

ISBN-13: 9780765704528

Pub. Date: 12/25/2006

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorder: A Practitioner's Guide is a basic overview of current evidence-based practices for treating co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring disorders, also known as dual diagnosis, refers to individuals who have both a mental illness and a co-morbid substance use disorder. The literature suggests that utilizing an

Overview

Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorder: A Practitioner's Guide is a basic overview of current evidence-based practices for treating co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring disorders, also known as dual diagnosis, refers to individuals who have both a mental illness and a co-morbid substance use disorder. The literature suggests that utilizing an "integrated" approach to treatment, treating both disorders concurrently in a program with clinicians specially trained in mental illness and substance abuse, provides the best outcomes for this population. This book is designed to provide clinicians with the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively assess and treat co-occurring disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765704528
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
12/25/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
898,055
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Are Co-Occurring Disorders? Chapter 2 Assessment of Co-Occurring Disorders Chapter 3 Major Mental Disorders Chapter 4 Addictive Disorders Chapter 5 Psychotherapeutic Medications Chapter 6 Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders Chapter 7 Clinical Vignettes Chapter 8 Epilogue

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