Questions. Neurobiology of addiction. Genetics of addiction. Epidemiology of addiction. Cross-cultural aspects of addiction. Assessment of the patient. Patient placement criteria. Evolution in addiction treatment concepts and methods. Neurobiology of alcohol. Clinical management of alcohol abuse and dependence. Neurobiology of stimulants. Clinical management: cocaine. Clinical management: methamphetamine. Neurobiology of hallucinogens. Hallucinogens and club drugs. Nicotine and tobacco. Benzodiazepines and other sedatives and hypnotics. Treatment of anabolic-androgenic steroid--related disorders. Neurobiology of opiates and opioids. Detoxification of opioids. Opioid maintenance treatment. Buprenorphine maintenance. Antagonists of opioids. Psychodynamics. Cognitive-behavioral therapies. Motivational enhancement. Twelve-step facilitation. Contingency management. Network therapy. Group therapy. Family therapy. Inpatient programs. Therapeutic communities. Community-based treatment. Psychological mechanisms of alcoholics anonymous. The history of alcoholics anonymous and the experiences of patients. Outcome research on 12-step and other self-help programs. Adolescent substance abuse. The mentally ill substance abuser. Women and addiction. Perinatal substance abuse. HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C. Prescription drug abusers. Substance use disorders among physicians. Gay men and lesbians. Minorities. Testing to identify recent drug use. Medical education. Prevention of substance abuse. Forensic addiction psychiatry. Index. Answer Guide.
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