The Addiction Medicine: An Evidence-Based Handbook / Edition 4

The Addiction Medicine: An Evidence-Based Handbook / Edition 4

by Michael I. Fingerhood
     
 

This handbook provides practical and evidence-based guidelines for evaluating, treating, and managing patients with substance abuse problems. The opening chapters provide an overview of key clinical issues, strategies for interviewing, screening, confronting, and motivating patients, and various treatment modalities. A major portion of the book focuses on diagnosis

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Overview

This handbook provides practical and evidence-based guidelines for evaluating, treating, and managing patients with substance abuse problems. The opening chapters provide an overview of key clinical issues, strategies for interviewing, screening, confronting, and motivating patients, and various treatment modalities. A major portion of the book focuses on diagnosis, medical complications, and treatment of specific drug addictions. Chapters on smoking and prescription drug abuse are also included. Other chapters discuss medical care for the addicted patient, psychiatric illness and addiction, and substance abuse in special populations. Specific treatment protocols are provided and each chapter ends with annotated references to the literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781761543
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,454,373
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: About This Handbook / Overview of Addiction / Legal Issues / A Note on Terminology / References

ADDICTION FROM A CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE: Addiction and Primary Care / The Physiology of Addiction / Disease Model / Moral Failure Model / Psychosocial Model / Stages of Addiction/Recovery / Dealing with Relapse / Annotated References

THE MEDICAL INTERVIEW: SCREENING, CONFRONTING, AND MOTIVATING: Background / Screening for Addiction / Drug Testing / Motivational Interviewing / Dealing with Denial / Confrontation / Annotated References

OVERVIEW OF ADDICTION TREATMENT: Background / Treatment Setting / Psychosocial Treatment / Pharmacotherapy / Aversive Therapy / Alternative Therapies / Limitations of Addiction Treatment Research / Annotated References

ALCOHOL: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Annotated References

SEDATIVE HYPNOTICS: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Annotated References

OPIOIDS: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Annotated References

TOBACCO: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Annotated References

COCAINE AND OTHER STIMULANTS: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Caffeine / Annotated References

PHENCYCLIDINE AND HALLUCINOGENS: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Annotated References

MARIJUANA: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Annotated References

INHALANTS: VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, NITRITES, AND ANESTHETICS: Background / Epidemiology / Volatile Organic Compounds: Fuels, Solvents, Adhesives, Cleaning Agents and Aerosols / Volatile Anesthetics: Nitrous Oxide and Others / Nitrites / Treatment / Annotated References

ANABOLIC STEROIDS AND ATHLETES: Background / Epidemiology / Drug Effects / Diagnosis / Medical Complications / Treatment / Other Drugs / Annotated References

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE: Background / Epidemiology / Abused Prescription Drugs / Over-the-Counter Medications / Markers of Abuse / Strategies to Avoid Prescription Drug Abuse / Annotated References

MEDICAL CARE FOR THE ADDICTED PATIENT: Background / Medical Complications of Injection Drug Use / Infectious Complications / Cutaneous Complications / Neuromuscular Complications / Pulmonary Complications / Cardiovascular Complications / Renal Complications / Medical Care of Patients on Methadone / Treating Pain in the Opiate Addict / Dealing with Difficult Patients / Annotated References

PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS AND ADDICTION: Background / Epidemiology / Affective Disorders / Anxiety Disorders / Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Schizophrenia / Personality Disorders / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) / Annotated References

SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Adolescents / Prisoners / Older Adults / Health Professionals / Women / Families and Co-dependence / Annotated References

Appendix A. DSM-IV Criteria for Substance Dependence

Appendix B. DSM-IV Criteria for Substance Abuse

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