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Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction Book
Author : Richard Rosner
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-11-19
ISBN : 1118340876
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.

Principles of Addiction Medicine

Principles of Addiction Medicine Book
Author : Richard K. Ries,Shannon C. Miller,David A. Fiellin
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780781774772
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This respected text from the American Society of Addiction Medicine is valuable for all physicians and mental-health personnel who specialize in addiction medicine and who treat patients with addiction disorders. The chapters blend scientific principles underlying addiction with the practical essentials of clinical addiction medicine. Many of the contributors are affiliated with leading government agencies that study addiction and its science, such as the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The book will appeal to a wide and interdisciplinary range of professionals, especially those with interest or duties relating to addiction-related disorders, and in particular physicians seeking certification status via either the American Board of Addiction Medicine or the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text.

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine Book
Author : John B. Saunders,E. Jane Marshall
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2016
ISBN : 0198714750
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Substance use and related addictive disorders rate amongst the top four risk factors contributing to the global burden of disease and form an increasingly important part of medical and healthcare practice. Substance use disorders can cause, mimic, underlie or complicate a large number of common medical and psychiatric disorders. Making a correct diagnosis of the substance use disorder can facilitate clinical diagnosis, avoid unnecessary tests, shorten hospital stay and make the clinician and patient's life easier and safer. Part of the successful Oxford Specialist Handbooks series, the second edition of Addiction Medicine is a concise and practical guide for students, practitioners of medicine and other health professions who come into contact with people with substance use disorders. Providing up-to-date practical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management options, this edition expands on the first edition through updated content and global coverage of addiction medicine. Edited by a global team of experienced psychiatrists specialized in addictions, Addiction Medicine, Second edition contains everything you need to know to assist in the assessment, diagnosis and clinical management of patients with substance use and related addictive disorders.

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine Book
Author : Bankole A. Johnson
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-10-10
ISBN : 9781441903389
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The spectrum of addiction disorders presents practitioners with numerous challenges—among them the widening gap between a growing evidence base and the translation of this knowledge into treatment outcomes. Addiction Medicine addresses this disconnect, clearly explaining the role of brain function in drug taking and other habit-forming behaviors, and applying this biobehavioral framework to the delivery of evidence-based treatment. Its state-of-the-art coverage provides clinically relevant details on not only traditional sources of addiction such as cocaine, opiates, and alcohol, but also more recently recognized substances of abuse (e.g., steroids, inhalants) as well as behavioral addictions (e.g., binge eating, compulsive gambling, hoarding). Current behavioral and medical therapies are discussed in depth, and the book’s close attention to social context gives readers an added lens for personalizing treatment. An international panel of expert contributors offers the most up-to-date information on: Diagnosis and classification Neurobiological and molecular theories of addiction Behavioral concepts of addiction Clinical aspects of addiction to a wide range of substances, including opiates, stimulants, sedatives, hallucinogens, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine Science-based treatment options: pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenetics, potential vaccines, brief and compliance-enhancing interventions, cognitive behavioral treatment, behavioral management, and other psychosocial interventions Behavioral addictions—including compulsive eating, Internet messaging, and hypersexuality—and their treatment Addiction in specific populations, including adolescents, the elderly, pregnant women, and health care professionals Legal, disability, and rehabilitation issues At once comprehensive and integrative, Addiction Medicine is an essential text and a practice-expanding tool for psychiatrists, health psychologists, pharmacologists, social workers, drug counselors, trainees, and general physicians/family practitioners.

The Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry

The Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry Book
Author : Norman S. Miller
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 1997
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A clinical guide to the management of addictive disorders in psychiatric practice. This practical text offers contemporary diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the rapidly growing sub-specialty of addiction psychiatry. The contributors represent the leadership in research principles and clinical practice in addictions. Thoroughly covers the etiology, epidemiology, genetics, neurobiology, and co-morbidity of addiction disorders. Presents timely discussions of both experimental and traditional treatments for addiction disorders. Provides detailed descriptions of addiction disorders as well as comprehensive discussion of all treatment options. Goal is to provide a practical book that is derived from many levels--theoretical, empirical, synthetic, and deductive--for complete understanding and comprehensive use in clinical practice. Effective in treating patients in whom addiction is secondary to another psychiatric disorder.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment Book
Author : Marc Galanter,Herbert D. Kleber,Kathleen T. Brady
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 2015-04-01
ISBN : 1585625183
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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No other text available today offers what The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment can: completely updated treatment information on a broad range of substance use disorders that is consistent with the new DSM-5 classification and thus reflective of how psychiatry is practiced today. Designed for researchers and mental health professionals ranging from trainee to licensed practitioner, the book is also appropriate for a diverse array of rehabilitation settings, from inpatient to community-based treatment. Full coverage is provided on 12-step programs, as well, including the latest outcomes research. Much of the material is new to this edition: A chapter has been added on science in the treatment of substance abuse, in which the authors discuss the history of scientific intervention in substance abuse and explore what happens to the brain when addicting drugs are consumed, review animal models and imaging techniques, and discuss current progress in the science of addiction. Chapters have been added on screening and brief intervention, reflecting the development of brief screening tools and research on the efficacy of interventions, and the role of "recovery" in chronic care disease management -- specifically what the treatment models for alcohol dependence and for diabetes can effectively borrow from each other. A new chapter focuses on the treatment of alcohol intoxication and withdrawal -- the first steps in treatment of alcohol use disorder. Two chapters on marijuana -- one on the neurobiology and one addressing treatment have been added. Given the accelerating trend toward decriminalization and legalization of this substance, clinicians will find this information of increasing importance. The section on substance use issues among gay men and lesbians has been expanded to include bisexual and transgender people in recognition of increased diversity among the population. Well-structured, with topics that follow logically and many practical, treatment-oriented features, such as quick reference tables and lists of recommended readings, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment is a classic that will enhance the education and practice of clinicians.

Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review

Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review Book
Author : Carla Marienfeld
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-03-06
ISBN : 303033404X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book serves as a tool for general psychiatrists, medical students, residents, and fellows looking for a clinically relevant and high-yield overview of addiction psychiatry in preparation for their board exams – or for everyday clinical practice. Written by expert educators in addiction psychiatry, the text is organized by substances misused and populations affected. This book serves as both a primary learning tool for those new to the field, as well as a reference for those working in addiction treatment. Each chapter begins with summaries of high yield clinical pearls, followed by general information including treatment, and then ends with accompanying board-style review questions. The scope includes understanding substances of misuse and substance use disorders (SUDs), how to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor SUDs, how to treat SUDs both pharmacologically and behaviorally, and critical information for specific populations of patients. Absolute Addiction Psychiatry for Clinical Practice and Review is an excellent resource for all medical students, residents, fellows, and professionals taking certification exams in addiction, including those in psychiatry, addiction medicine, emergency medicine, internal medicine, pain medicine, and others. The chapter "Laboratory Testing for Substance Use Disorders" is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

Clinical Topics in Addiction

Clinical Topics in Addiction Book
Author : Ed Day
Publisher : RCPsych Publications
Release : 2007-10
ISBN : 9781904671503
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Addiction to psychoactive substances can lead to a range of biological, psychological and social problems, and the clinical management of these issues can often be complex. This book brings together papers from the popular journal Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, which have been updated to give systematic, authoritative and well-referenced accounts of over twenty key clinical topics relating to substance misuse. It is written by practitioners with extensive experience of managing these difficulties, and provides a handy synthesis of clinical, research and policy issues. Taking a very practical focus, the contents will be of use to any practitioner who comes across a patient with an addiction, and in particular to trainees in addiction psychiatry. Topics covered include gambling, all major psychoactive substances, comorbidity with mental health problems, addiction in special populations, including young people, pregnant women and offenders, psychological and pharmacological treatments, and addiction policy.

Principles of Addiction Medicine

Principles of Addiction Medicine Book
Author : Christopher A. Cavacuiti
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2012-03-28
ISBN : 1451153600
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials is a compact and portable distillation of the American Society of Addiction Medicine's flagship text, Principles of Addiction Medicine. This handbook present the clinically essential points from the larger text in an easy-to-follow outlined and bulleted format. Each chapter follows a template with structured headings such as pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses, effects, liability, and withdrawal. Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials is an excellent reference for a wide variety of addiction medicine professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, internal medicine/primary care physicians, and substance abuse counselors.

Addictive Disorders in Medical Populations

Addictive Disorders in Medical Populations Book
Author : Norman S. Miller,Mark S. Gold
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-07-26
ISBN : 1119956307
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book has a much wider focus than traditional books written about drug and alcohol addictions. This unique book is written by medical specialists who diagnose, treat and research addictive disorders in their specialities. Thus, it meets the needs of the typical medical practitioner who wants to learn about and treat patients with addictive disorders in their practices. Because alcohol and drug problems are so prevalent and affect medical conditions profoundly, the medical specialist will improve their knowledge and skill to diagnose and treat addictive disorders in their specialties. Drug and alcohol addictions occur commonly in medical populations; 25–50% of patients seen by primary care physicians have alcohol and drug disorders, with even higher prevalence in certain medical specialty populations. Drug use (including illicit drug use and actual or perceived misuse of prescribed medications), alcohol use, and what has been called unhealthy drinking are even more common in trauma centers and our society. Currently, there are no authoritative addiction texts that focus on the identification, intervention and management of either “addictive disorders in medical populations” or “medical complications in addiction populations”. Neurobiological progress in the field of addiction has been amazing and evidence-based treatments have developed at a phenomenal pace, with bench to office applications for tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Pharmacological and psychosocial treatments are described here in detail and in practical terms. The medical and mental complications of addiction are explained comprehensively throughout the text. Clinical considerations are the predominant theme, with the standards of clinical practice grounded in the most current research. The chapters include practical presentations of both clinical and research materials, with instruments for screening and assessment and treatment. It will be useful for all those seeking information to help a patient or family with a tobacco, alcohol or drug problem. We hope this book can give answers and direction to the identification and management of addictions and their medical complications in patient populations.

The Addiction Casebook

The Addiction Casebook Book
Author : Petros Levounis,Abigail J. Herron
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 2014-02-12
ISBN : 1585625353
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Addiction Casebook presents 12 patients with DSM-5 addiction diagnoses -- plus one experiencing problematic Internet use -- and illustrates practical and successful strategies for diagnosing and treating these patients. The book's cases are analogous to those that clinicians commonly encounter in their everyday practice and effectively demonstrate the intersection of addiction with other psychiatric diagnoses. The experience and clinical wisdom of three generations of addiction specialists are distilled into a single volume that includes the most salient ideas and treatment suggestions for clinicians. This informative, practical volume strikes a colloquial, and sometimes humorous, tone. General psychiatrists and psychiatric residents seeking to gain expertise in and an understanding of addiction will find it a delight to read, as will a diverse audience of family practitioners, internists, pediatricians, medical students, allied professionals, and anyone interested in sharpening her or his clinical skills. The book is the first to cover the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of substance use disorders and other addictions within the DSM-5® framework. Its many valuable and helpful features include An outline of the progression in thinking about psychiatric diagnoses with the move from DSM-IV-TR® to DSM-5®. Descriptions of hands-on experience with the current diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders and other addictions that complement substance abuse textbooks and bring the material to life. Coverage of such subject areas as alcohol, caffeine, cannabis, hallucinogen, inhalant, opioid, sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic, stimulant, tobacco, gambling, and Internet addictions. Key points and multiple-answer questions at the end of each chapter that highlight the chapter's most pertinent takeaways and apply and strengthen readers' knowledge of chapter information. Extensive use of tables, figures, charts, and other instructive materials to illuminate and clarify addiction concepts. In their preface, the authors assert their hope that the book "will provide the fundamental tools for working with the substance-using patient in the hospital, the clinic, and the community." The Addiction Casebook exceeds its goal by providing mental health and other medical practitioners with timely, current strategies for addiction diagnosis and treatment in a succinct, engaging, and entertaining volume.

Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology

Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology Book
Author : Henry R. Kranzler,Domenic A. Ciraulo,Leah R. Zindel
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 2014-10-03
ISBN : 1585625280
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology is a comprehensive guide to the pharmacology of drugs of abuse and the medications used to treat dependence on those substances. This new, second edition provides a thorough update on a broad range of addictive substances, along with enhanced coverage in areas where significant advances have been made since publication of the first edition. Clinicians, including psychiatrists, psychiatric residents and fellows, and other mental health practitioners who encounter individuals with substance-related disorders in the course of their clinical work, will find the manual to be well-organized, exhaustively referenced, and current. The book is structured for ease of use and completeness of coverage, with an abundance of beneficial features: Material is presented in a systematic fashion, addressing epidemiology, pharmacology of the abused substance (including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics), psychopharmacological treatments, and issues of dependence, tolerance, withdrawal, and abstinence. Both basic science and clinical dimensions are addressed, and these different perspectives, including pharmacotherapy and the psychosocial aspects of treatment, are integrated to allow clinicians a more holistic and effective treatment approach. Coverage of the pharmacology of drugs of abuse is thorough and reflects the latest research findings, providing a necessary background for understanding the clinical effects and treatment of dependence on these substances. Coverage of pharmacotherapy for dependence on these drugs is equally comprehensive, with meticulously detailed findings and evidence-based recommendations for the clinical care of patients dependent on a variety of substances. Tables are used strategically to present complex information in a logical and accessible way; for example, the table on management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome includes detailed information on the symptom-triggered approach, fixed dose schedules, and delirium in a condensed, yet easy-to-understand format. The book is well written and edited for clarity and accuracy by editors and contributors at the forefront of the psychopharmacology of addiction. As new drugs come into the market and old drugs find new applications, clinicians must stay current to provide the best care. Clinical Manual of Addiction Psychopharmacology helps them to do just that, offering both sound science and clinical wisdom to meet the complex challenges of treating individuals with substance-related disorders.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook on Pain and Addiction

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook on Pain and Addiction Book
Author : Ilene R. Robeck
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2018
ISBN : 0190265361
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This title provides clinical considerations and guidelines for the clinician treating patients with pain and addiction. The text is structured in five sections that cover the core concepts of addressing pain and addiction; diagnosis and treatment; treating pain in patients with, or at risk for, co-occuring addiction; treating substance use disorders (SUD) and addiction in patients with co-occuring pain; and adapting treatment to the needs of specific populations. Each chapter ends with suggestions for further reading on the topics discussed

Addiction An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics E Book

Addiction  An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics   E Book Book
Author : Itai Danovitch,John J. Mariani
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-06-08
ISBN : 1455744344
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This completely new and updated issue takes a focused look at addiction psychiatry in three sections: Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and New Directions. Dr. Danovitch, from Cedars-Sinai and Dr. Mariani from Columbia hone in on the most rapidly advancing and relevant areas of addiction for practitioners today, from defining addiction (implications of DSM-V), to genetics and neurobiology, to specific treatment options for a variety of patient populations: for pregnant women, adolescents, and patients suffering from chronic pain, for example. A variety of addiction types are discussed (ie, opioid, stimulant, and cannabis). The issue closes with discussions of emerging trends, systems of care, investigational therapeutics and the role of the criminal justice system.

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders Fourth Edition

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders  Fourth Edition Book
Author : Avram H. Mack,Kathleen T. Brady,Richard J. Frances,Sheldon I. Miller
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2016-05-13
ISBN : 1462521681
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This state-of-the-science reference and text has given thousands of practitioners and students a strong foundation in understanding and treating addictive disorders. Leading experts address the neurobiology of addictions and review best practices in assessment and diagnosis. Specific substances of abuse are examined in detail, with attention to real-world clinical considerations. Issues in working with particular populations--including polysubstance abusers, culturally diverse patients, older adults, chronic pain sufferers, and others--are explored. Chapters summarize the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of widely used psychosocial and pharmacological treatments and clearly describe clinical techniques. New to This Edition *Incorporates a decade's worth of major advances in research and clinical practice. *Updated for DSM-5. *Many new authors; extensively revised with the latest information on specific biological mechanisms, substances, populations, and treatments. *Chapter on motivational interviewing.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine Book
Author : Darius Rastegar,Michael I. Fingerhood
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2020
ISBN : 0197506178
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book is a practical guide to caring for individuals with substance use disorder. Written for generalists and non-addiction specialists, this new edition emphasizes compassionate, non-stigmatizing, patient-focused care.

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse Book
Author : Robert L. Bryant,Howard L. Forman MD
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2019-10-31
ISBN : 1440859205
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The misuse and abuse of prescription drugs has reached epidemic proportions in recent years, yet many individuals still believe, incorrectly, that their use is without risk. This book explores those risks as well as controversies surrounding this public health issue. • Profiles the most commonly abused prescription drugs, explaining how each one can affect the mind and body and lead to physical and/or psychological addiction • Examines key issues related to prescription drug abuse, such as prescriber responsibility and societal attitudes toward this form of drug abuse • Offers illuminating case studies that highlight key ideas and debates discussed in the book through engaging real-world scenarios • Provides readers with a helpful Directory of Resources to guide their search for additional information

Psychiatric Services for Addicted Patients

Psychiatric Services for Addicted Patients Book
Author : American Psychiatric Association
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 1995
ISBN : 9780890422762
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The original task force report, completed in the summer of 1994, reflected the current state of addiction treatment and provided recommendations for improving these services in the future. That monograph is reproduced in this book, which accomplishes the following: * Define psychiatrists' current roles and practices in the treatment of substance-dependent patients in relationship to that of other practitioners, with particular attention to issues such as dual diagnosis, methadone treatment, and detoxification* Develop suggestions for appropriate funding mechanisms for the payment of addicted patients' treatment in the context of managed care and indemnity benefit programs* Examine issues related to the funding of public sector programs, including funding of Department of Veterans Affairs programs, block grant funding of state and city programs, as well as funding of voluntary treatment programs within and outside the criminal justice system. This book is divided into four sections. Chapter 1 reviews the history of American psychiatry's interest in addiction disorders and the development of the current network of addiction treatment services. Chapter 2 is a snapshot of the current addiction treatment system, with a description of the services provided in general medical settings, psychiatric hospitals, freestanding residential facilities, and private practice and other outpatient settings. Chapter 3 explores the economics of the treatment system: the costs of addictive diseases to American society and the costs and sources of support for their treatment. Chapter 4 examines the range of system modifications and resource allocations needed to bring high quality, cost-effective treatment to addicted patients and their families. These needs range from improving data collection and treatment research to increasing community involvement and the application of current research findings.

The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine

The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine Book
Author : Richard K. Ries,David A. Fiellin,Shannon C. Miller,Richard Saitz
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2014-05-14
ISBN : 1469883791
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the midst of an addiction epidemic, this newly updated edition of The American Society of Addiction Medicine Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition is the sought-after text every addiction researcher and care provider needs. This comprehensive reference text dedicates itself to both the science and treatment of addiction. You’ll receive a thorough grounding in both the scientific principles behind the causes of addiction and the practical aspects of clinical care. Chapters are written by recognized experts, covering areas such as the basic science of addiction medicine; diagnosis, assessment and early intervention; pharmacologic and behavioral interventions; mutual help and twelve-step; and co-occurring addiction, medical and psychiatric disorders—backed by the latest research data and successful treatment methods. Features: Numerous figures, tables and diagrams elucidate the text Chapters include case examples List of data research reports provided at end of each chapter NEW material on Prescription Drug Abuse, Club Drugs, Nursing Roles in Addressing Addiction, Conceptual and Treatment Issues in Behavioral Addictions, Rehabilitation Approaches to Pain Management, Comorbid Pain and Addiction, Pharmacotherapy for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, Preventing and Treating Substance Use Disorders in Military Personnel, and more.

101 Things to Know if You Are Addicted to Painkillers

101 Things to Know if You Are Addicted to Painkillers Book
Author : Rod Colvin,Timothy J. Wulff
Publisher : Addicus Books
Release : 2020-01-31
ISBN : 1950091139
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Are You Addicted? Has addiction taken over your life? Do you want to stop using painkillers, but shame and embarrassment keep you from reaching out for help? You are not alone—millions find themselves in the clutches of addiction. Michael McGee, M.D., an addiction psychiatrist, has treated thousands of people struggling with addiction. His message: You don't need to suffer—you can live a life free of addiction. In this book, Dr. McGee offers a helpful first step to recovery. He explains what you need to know about addiction and how you can overcome it. He helps you understand: &• Addiction is a brain disease—you didn't choose to become addicted. &• Shame fuels addiction and keeps you from seeking treatment. &• Treatment works—both residential and out-patient. &• Medications relieve withdrawal symptoms and help you stay sober. &• You can heal—turning emotional pain into growth and transformation. Don't Lose Hope! Millions Have Recovered from Addiction. You Can, Too!