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From the Publisher"...it covers so many areas, like an A-Z guide... It is an invaluable resource."
Divided into five sections, part I provides information for understanding substance classification and diagnostic criteria. Part II focuses on assessment, discussing diagnostic instruments, samples of biopsychosocial questionnaires, and guidelines on patient interviewing. Part III discusses treatment guidelines and continuum of care, discussing the creation of a treatment plan and how best to select from different types of therapy as a treatment option. Part IV covers solution-focused therapy and special populations (e.g. teenagers, the elderly, patients with comorbid diagnoses, etc.). Part V presents skill-building resources and offers abundant tools for therapists to use directly from the book, or that can be reformulated and personalized for use with patients.
Audience: Practicing clinicians/therapists in independent and group practice or in hospital settings.