by Norman S. Miller, Mark S. Gold

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489935526
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 08/11/2013
Series: Drugs of Abuse: A Comprehensive Series for Clinicians , #2
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

and History.- Prevalence and Pattern of Use.- Genetics of Alcoholism.- Neurological Effects of Alcohol.- Medical Complications of Alcoholism.- Tolerance and Dependence.- Clinical Diagnosis of Alcoholism.- Laboratory Diagnosis of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.- Diagnosis of Psychiatric Syndromes in Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.- Treatment of Alcoholism: General Considerations.- Outpatient and Inpatient Treatment of Alcoholism.- Treatment of the Dual-Diagnosed Alcoholic Patient.- Benzodiazepine Use and Addiction among Alcoholics.- Other Drug Use among Alcoholics.- Suicide in Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.- Fetal Effects of Maternal Alcohol Use.- Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dependence in Geriatric Populations.- Prevention.

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