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Pathways of Addiction: Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research
- National Academies Press , 1996
Drug abuse persists as one of the most costly and contentious problems on the nation's agenda. This volume meets the need for a clear and thoughtful national research agenda that will yield the greatest benefit from today's limited resources.
A Clinical Guide to Opioid Analgesia
by Perry G. Fine, Russell K. Portenoy - McGraw Hill , 2004
The intent of this book is to help clinicians make practical sense of the varied and often conflicting issues (pharmacological, clinical, regulatory) surrounding opioid pharmacotherapy, in order to promote the most healthful outcomes for patients.
Psychosis with Coexisting Substance Misuse
by National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health - British Psychological Society , 2011
This guideline covers the assessment and management of adults and young people who have a clinical diagnosis of psychosis and coexisting substance misuse (harmful use of any psychotropic substance including alcohol and legal or illicit drugs).
Addictions: From Pathophysiology to Treatment
by David Belin (ed.) - InTech , 2012
Addiction, increasingly perceived as a heterogeneous brain disorder, is one of the most peculiar psychiatric pathologies in that its management involves various resources from the biological, psychological, medical, social, and legal realms.
- British Psychological Society , 2011
This guideline reviews the evidence for the diagnosis and assessment of alcohol-use disorders, organisation and delivery of care, psychological interventions, and pharmacological interventions for assisted withdrawal and relapse prevention.
Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction
by Cynthia M Kuhn, George F Koob - CRC Press , 2010
Written by a distinguished international team of contributors, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available and emerging approaches used to investigate the biologic mechanisms of drug addiction.
Comparative Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Treatments for Patients with Depression
- Department of Veterans Affairs , 2010
Smoking is disproportionately higher among persons with depression. Furthermore, smokers with depression may experience more challenges when trying to make and maintain a quit attempt, such as greater negative mood symptoms from withdrawal.
Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients
by Patrick M. Reilly, at al. - U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services , 2002
This manual helps counselors teach anger management techniques in a group setting through a 12-week cognitive behavioral intervention. The manual describes the anger cycle, conflict resolution, assertiveness skills, and anger control plans.
Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician's Guide
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism , 2005
This Guide is written for primary care and mental health clinicians. It has been produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, with guidance from physicians.
Drugs, Brains and Behavior
by C. Robin Timmons, Leonard W. Hamilton - Rutgers University , 2009
From the table of contents: Behavior and the Chemistry of The Brain; General Methods of Brain/Behavior Analysis; Psychopharmacological Concepts; Specific Fears, Vague Anxieties And The Autonomic Nervous System; Pain and Other Stressors; etc.
Drug Addiction Research and the Health of Women
by Cora L. Wetherington, Adele B. Roman - National Institutes of Health , 1998
The scientific evidence generated thus far suggests that drug abuse and addiction present different challenges to women's health, progress differently in females than in males, and may require different treatment approaches and strategies.
Controversies in the Addiction's Field
by Ruth C. Engs - Kendall Hunt Pub. Co. , 1990
The purpose of this publication was to get under one cover differing opinions concerning various controversial issues in the Addiction Field, and to discuss these differences in a scholarly manner based upon the research.
A Cognitive-behavioral approach: Treating cocaine addiction
by Kathleen Carroll - National Institutes of Health , 2000
Cognitive-behavioral coping skills treatment is a focused approach to helping individuals become abstinent from cocaine. The underlying assumption is that learning processes play an important role in the development cocaine dependence.
Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs
- US Dept. of Health and Human Services Staff , 2005
This book provides a detailed description of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction, including optional approaches such as comprehensive maintenance treatment, detoxification, and medically supervised withdrawal.