Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches, Second Edition / Edition 2

Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches, Second Edition / Edition 2

by David F O'Connell, Eileen P Beyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789008769

ISBN-13: 9780789008763

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The classic text—thoroughly updated for 2002!

Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches, Second Edition provides a wealth of useful information on effectively treating substance abusers who also suffer from mental illness. This second edition is updated to apply the latest information on the assessment, treatment, and

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The classic text—thoroughly updated for 2002!

Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches, Second Edition provides a wealth of useful information on effectively treating substance abusers who also suffer from mental illness. This second edition is updated to apply the latest information on the assessment, treatment, and management of co-existing disorders. It includes new information on special treatment considerations for women and adolescents and examines the restrictions placed on treatment in the age of managed care.

Certain to enhance your knowledge about a highly misunderstood population, this updated volume addresses the theoretical, conceptual, and practical issues involved in caring for dually diagnosed patients. Treatment professionals from hospitals, medical schools, addiction treatment programs, and dual disorder units come together to examine the critical issues in the assessment and treatment of dually diagnosed individuals and offer an up-to-date review of the latest knowledge in research and rehabilitation.

Managing the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Current Issues and Clinical Approaches, Second Edition delivers up-to-date information on:

  • substance abuse and psychopathology
  • psychodiagnostic assessment
  • training issues for dealing with comorbidity
  • how collaboration with other helping professionals can improve your treatment of dually diagnosed patients
  • understanding and treating the psychiatric problems common within chemically dependent populations-affective disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and schizophrenia

    This updated volume contains new case studies, treatment protocols, and a comprehensive overview of the existing literature on dual diagnosis assessment and treatment that integrates practical clinical considerations and approaches based on the authors’extensive experience. Add it to your reference shelf today!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789008763
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
Contributors
Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Ch. 1Managing Psychiatric Comorbidity in Impatient Addictions Treatment3
Ch. 2Improving Treatment Adherence Among Patients with Comorbid Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders47
Ch. 3Psychopathology and Substance Abuse: A Psychoanalytic Perspective73
Ch. 4Females with Dual Diagnoses: Implications for Specialized Clinical Approaches99
Ch. 5Assessing and Treating Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chemically Dependent Adolescents153
Ch. 6A Guide to the Assessment of Psychiatric Symptoms in the Addictions Treatment Setting189
Ch. 7Affective Disorders and Affective Symptoms in Alcoholism213
Ch. 8Chemical Addictions and Anxiety Disorders: When Adaptive Mechanisms Go Awry239
Ch. 9Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse287
Ch. 10Disorders of Personality and Substance Abuse: An Exploration of Empirical and Clinical Findings317
Index337

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