Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches

Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches

by David F O'Connell, Bruce Carruth
     
 

Offering information for professionals treating mentally ill substance abusers, this updated second edition includes new information on treatment considerations for women and adolescents and examines the restrictions placed on treatment in the age of managed care. The book overviews the literature on dual diagnosis assessment and treatment, and provides information on… See more details below

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Offering information for professionals treating mentally ill substance abusers, this updated second edition includes new information on treatment considerations for women and adolescents and examines the restrictions placed on treatment in the age of managed care. The book overviews the literature on dual diagnosis assessment and treatment, and provides information on the psychiatric problems common in chemically dependent populations, covering affective disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. Training issues for professionals dealing with these clients are also examined. O'Connel is a consulting psychotherapist with an addictions treatment facility; Beyer is director of women's services at a treatment center. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866569187
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Preface
  • The Emerging Concept of Dual Diagnosis: An Overview and Implications
  • Psychopathology and Substance Abuse: A Psychoanalytic Perspective
  • A Guide to the Assessment of Psychiatric Symptoms in the Addictions Treatment Setting
  • Four Perspectives on Dual Diagnosis: An Overview of Treatment Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders and Substance Abuse
  • Affective Disorders and Affective Symptoms in Alcoholism
  • Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
  • Substance Abuse and Personality Disorder
  • Treating Dual Disorders: A Model for Professional Education and Training
  • Dual Facilities: Inter-Professional Collaboration in Treating Dual Disorders
  • Treating Drug Addicts With Mental Health Problems in a Therapeutic Community
  • Concluding Comments

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