Handbook of Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Handbook of Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment of Opioid Dependence

by John A. Renner Jr., Petros Levounis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585629466
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 357
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John A. Renner Jr., M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Boston University Medical Center and the VA Boston Healthcare System in Boston, Massachusetts.

Petros Levounis, M.D., M.A., is Director of The Addiction Institute of New York; Chief of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at The St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals; and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York.

Table of Contents

ContributorsDedicationForewordIntroductionChapter 1. Opioid Dependence in America: HISTORY AND OVERVIEWChapter 2. Experience With Buprenorphine in the United States, 2002--2008Chapter 3. General Opioid PharmacologyChapter 4. Efficacy and Safety of BuprenorphineChapter 5. Patient AssessmentChapter 6. Clinical Use of BuprenorphineChapter 7. Clinical Management I: BUPRENORPHINE TREATMENT IN OFFICE-BASED SETTINGSChapter 8. Clinical Management II: PSYCHOSOCIAL AND SUPPORTIVE TREATMENTChapter 9. Psychiatric ComorbidityChapter 10. Medical ManagementChapter 11. Management of Acute and Chronic PainChapter 12. Opioid Use by AdolescentsChapter 13. Logistics of Office-Based Buprenorphine TreatmentChapter 14. Comments on the Case VignettesAppendix 1: USEFUL WEB SITES AND RECOMMENDED READINGSAppendix 2: STUDY QUESTIONS AND ANSWER GUIDEIndex

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