Understanding Substance Addictions: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 1

Understanding Substance Addictions: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 1

by Sophia F. Dziegielewski
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0925065412

ISBN-13: 9780925065414

Pub. Date: 01/30/2005

Publisher: Lyceum Books, Incorporated

Dziegielewski (social work, University of Cincinnati) reviews what is known about common addictive substances and explains why this background is essential for effective social work practice. Following introductory chapters on diagnosis and practice strategy based on behaviorally managed care principles, a practice intervention method and a case study are presented

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Dziegielewski (social work, University of Cincinnati) reviews what is known about common addictive substances and explains why this background is essential for effective social work practice. Following introductory chapters on diagnosis and practice strategy based on behaviorally managed care principles, a practice intervention method and a case study are presented for each substance. Emphasis is placed on careful use of the DSM-IV-TR and on avoiding its misuse with regard to addictive disorders. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780925065414
Publisher:
Lyceum Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Gabriel Mayer, M.D.
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Understanding Substance Addictions: An Overview
Chapter 2: An Introduction to Formal Diagnostic Assessment and Documentation
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANTS
Chapter 3: Amphetamines
Chapter 4: Cocaine
Chapter 5: Caffeine
Chapter 6: Nicotine
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEPRESSANTS
Chapter 7: Alcohol
Chapter 8: Heroin and Other Opiates
Chapter 9: Prescription Drugs: Sedatives, Hypnotics, and Painkillers
OTHER ADDICTIVE SUBSTANCES
Chapter 10: Cannabis
Chapter 11: LSD, Ecstasy, and PCP
Chapter 12: Inhalants
COMPLICATING FACTORS
Chapter 13: Polysubstance Addictions
Chapter 14: Dual Diagnosis: Mental Illness and Substance Addictions

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