Pharmacological Therapies for Drug and Alcohol Addictions / Edition 1

Pharmacological Therapies for Drug and Alcohol Addictions / Edition 1

by Norman Miller
     
 

Detailing current understanding of the physiological effects of addiction, this comprehensive, single-source reference examines various practical pharmacological treatments for all addictions-addressing the biology, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology that pertain to addictive disorders.
Integrates pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to

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Detailing current understanding of the physiological effects of addiction, this comprehensive, single-source reference examines various practical pharmacological treatments for all addictions-addressing the biology, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology that pertain to addictive disorders.
Integrates pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to treating addictive disease!
Written by over 35 internationally acclaimed experts in their respective fields, Pharmacological Therapies for Drug & Alcohol Addictions

  • discusses the clinical implications of drug and alcohol reinforcement and withdrawal
  • delineates the significant hormonal changes induced by drugs of addiction and alcohol
  • analyzes drug-drug interactions in the pharmacotherapy of addiction
  • focuses on pharmacological agents that treat acute withdrawal and curb drinking behavior
  • summarizes what is known about treating addictions to specific drugs during pregnancy
  • covers the pharmacological management of common medical disorders in patients addicted to drugs and alcohol
  • explores the effects of addictive disorders on pain
  • and much more!
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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780824789794
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    09/29/1994
    Pages:
    480
    Product dimensions:
    7.00(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.00(d)

    Table of Contents

    General Approaches

    An Introduction to the Pharmacological Therapies of Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Norman S. Miller and Mark S. Gold Pharmacological Therapies for Addiction, Withdrawal, and Relapse: General Aspects, Mark S. Gold and Norman S. Miller

    Biology of Addiction

    The Neurobiology of Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Mark S. Gold and Norman S. Miller Brain Reward Circuits and Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Roy A. Wise Endocrinological Effects of Drugs and Alcohol, Gilberto Gerra, Rocco Caccavari, Bruno Fontanesi, Roberto Delsignore, Giuseppe Fertonani-Affini, and Francesca Brambilla

    Clinical Approach

    Intoxication and Withdrawal in Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Norman S. Miller Biochemical and Psychometric Testing as Decisional Aids on Alcoholism Therapy, John P. Allen and Raye Z. Litten Drug-Drug Interaction in Pharmacological Therapies, Alan A. Wartenberg

    Pharmacological Approaches in Drug and Alcohol Addictions: Clinical and Research Findings

    Pharmacological Therapies of Alcohol Addiction, Raye Z. Litten and John P. Allen Pharmacological Therapies of Cocaine Addiction, David A. Gorelick Pharmacological Therapies of Opiate Addiction, Mark S. Gold Pharmacological Therapies of Tranquilizers and Sedative Hypnotic Addictions, David G. Benzer, Charles J. Engel, and Barry I. Spiegel Pharmacological Therapies of Cannabis, Hallucinogens, Phencyclidine, and Volatile Solvent Addictions, Stephen H. Dinwiddie and Nuri B. Farber Pharmacological Therapies of Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Addiction, Donald A. Malone, Jr.
    Pharmacological Therapies: Nicotine Addiction, Robert M. Keenan, Murray E. Jarvik, and Jack E. Henningfield

    Pharmacological Therapies in Clinical Populations

    Pharmacological Therapies in Pregnant Women with Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Laura J. Miller and Valerie D. Raskin Pharmacological Therapies in Surgical Patients with Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Robert A. Littrell and Gordon L. Hyde Pharmacological Therapies in Medical Patients with Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Jerome E. Schulz Pharmacological Therapies and Acute Management of Psychiatric Symptoms in Drug and Alcohol Addictions, James Fine Pharmacological Therapies and Chronic Management of Psychiatric Symptoms in Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Norman S. Miller Pharmacological Therapies for Drug and Alcohol Addictions in Emergency Settings, Gary L. Swart and Stephen W. Hargarten Pharmacological Therapies of Pain in Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Seddon R. Savage and Jerome Schofferman Methadone Maintenance for Opioid Addiction, William W. Weddington

    Nonpharmacological Therapy Approach

    Recognition and Therapy of Alcohol Use and Addiction: Research Findings, Margaret E. Mattson, John P. Allen, Fulton Caldwell, Joanne B. Fertig, Raye Z. Litten, Cherry Lowman, Lisa A. Marshall, and Cynthia Nickless Contemporary Therapy of Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Gregory B. Collins

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