ISBN-10:
0889374163
ISBN-13:
9780889374164
Pub. Date:
04/15/2016
Publisher:
Hogrefe & Huber Publishers
Substance Use Problems

Substance Use Problems

by Mitch Earleywine
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Overview

Health professionals in a range of settings are bound to meet clients with troubles related to drugs. The literature on their diagnosis and treatment is filled with successful, empirically based approaches, but also with controversy and hearsay. Separating the myths from the facts can be difficult. This text does so, providing trainees and professionals with a handy, concise guide for helping problem drug users build enjoyable, multifaceted lives using approaches based on decades of research. Readers will be able to improve their intuitions and clinical skills by adding an overarching understanding of drug use and the development of problems that translates into appropriate techniques for encouraging clients to change behavior themselves. Each strategy and process rests on maintaining a genuine, empathic, therapeutic relationship. The highly read 16able text explains not only what to do, but when and how to do it. Seasoned experts and those new to the field will welcome the chance to review the latest developments in guiding self-change for this intriguing, prevalent set of problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780889374164
Publisher: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment v

1 Description of Problem Drug Use 1

1.1 Terminology 1

1.1.1 Diagnostic Terms 1

1.1.2 Common Drugs 2

1.1.3 Nonproblematic, Recreational Drug Use 4

1.1.4 Problematic Drug Use 5

1.2 Definitions 6

1.2.1 Dependence 6

1.2.2 Abuse 7

1.2.3 Codes from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 8

1.2.4 Drug Problems 9

1.3 Epidemiology 9

1.3.1 World Statistics 9

1.3.2 Demographic Correlates 10

1.3.3 Recent Use 11

1.3.4 Abuse and Dependence 11

1.4 Course and Prognosis 12

1.4.1 Chronicity 12

1.5 Differential Diagnosis 12

1.5.1 Deviant Arousal 13

1.5.2 Thought Disorder 13

1.6 Comorbidities 14

1.6.1 Impulse control disorders 14

1.6.2 Problem Gambling 14

1.6.3 Eating Disorders 15

1.6.4 Attention Deficit Disorders 15

1.6.5 Conduct Disorder 15

1.6.6 Personality Disorders 16

1.6.7 Mood Disorders 16

1.6.8 Anxiety Disorders 17

1.6.9 Suicide 17

1.7 Diagnostic Procedures and Documentation 18

2 The Biopsychosocial Model of Drug Problems

2.1 Interacting Components 20

2.2 Initiation 20

2.3 Regular Use 21

2.4 Problem Use 21

2.5 Treatment Outcomes 22

3 Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Indications 23

3.1 General Guidelines 23

3.1.1 Assessment IS treatment 23

3.2 A Note on Taking Notes 24

3.3 The Timeline Follow-Back (TLFB) 25

3.3.1 Encouraging Assessment 25

3.4 The Inventory of Drug Use Consequences (InDUC) 28

3.5 Motivation to Change 28

3.6 Treatment History 29

3.7 Social Support 30

4 Methods of Treatment 31

4.1 Overview 31

4.1.1 Empirically supported treatments (ESTs) 31

4.1.2 Harm Reduction, Drug Safety, and Abstinence 32

4.2 Efficacy and Prognosis 37

4.3 The Therapeutic Relationship as aMechanism of Action 38

4.3.1 Empathy 39

4.3.2 Warmth 39

4.3.3 Genuineness 40

4.4 Combinations of Methods 40

4.4.1 Motivational Interviewing 40

4.4.2 Mutual Help and Self-Help Groups 64

4.4.3 Meditation Techniques 68

4.4.4 Psychopharmacological Adjuncts to Treatment 70

4.5 Multicultural Issues 72

5 Further Readings 74

6 References 75

7 Appendix

Inventury of Drug Use Consequences 82

Shortened Inventory of Problems-Alcohol and Drugs 86

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