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Clinical Addiction Psychiatry : Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover) - David Brizer

Clinical Addiction Psychiatry

Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover)

By: David Brizer (Editor), Ricardo Castaneda (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st October 2010
ISBN: 9780521899581
Number Of Pages: 268

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"Clinical Addiction Psychiatry is an anthology of essays that represent the most current and authoritative information now available on addiction theory, practice, and research, covering dozens of provocative, fascinating, and essential subdomains of the field. Each chapter is authored by a recognized authority in the field and detailed attention is paid to environment, genetics, culture, and spirituality as well as treatment and pharmacology. History, street culture, and medical science are brought together in masterful discussions that encompass the full spectrum of addictive disorders, emphasizing assessment and clinical management. This unique resource gathers complex medical and scientific data in a way, which is accessible to both health care professionals and readers without medical or psychology backgrounds. Essential reading for addiction counselors and other mental health professionals, this book will also be of interest to patients and their families, and residents and physicians in all fieldsof medicine. David Brizer is the founder of Mind-Meds.com and practices psychopharmacology in Nyack, NY, USA. Ricardo Castaneda is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University Medical School, New York, USA"--Provided by publisher.

Preface
Theory
Death, drugs, and rock and roll
The disease concept
Medical sequelae of addiction
Suicide and substance abuse
Abstinence as a goal
Ibogaine therapy for substance abuse disorders
Therapeutic communities in the new millennium
Cosmetic psychopharmacology: drugs that enhance well-being, performance, and creativity
Psychotherapeutic paradigms and the prescription pad: treating drug addiction with drugs
Six key areas when working with addicts
Real World
The twelve step approach
Alcoholism
Alcoholism in primary care
Nicotine addiction and smoking cessation
Clinical aspects of cocaine and methamphetamine dependence
Methadone treatment
Psychoactive prescription drug abuse
Praxis
Pain management and addiction treatment
Psychotherapy and addiction
EEG neurofeedback therapy
The new pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence
Dialectical behavioral therapy adapted to the treatment of concurrent borderline personality disorder and substance use disorders
Addiction and emergency
Ear acupuncture in addiction treatment
Index
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ISBN: 9780521899581
ISBN-10: 0521899583
Series: Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 1st October 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 18.42  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.75