Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry

Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry Author: -
eBook Title: Principles and Practice of Addictions in Psychiatry
ISBN10: 0721652115
ISBN13: 978-0721652115
Language: English
Publisher: Saunders; 1st edition (January 15, 1997)
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Size ePub vers.: 1563 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1533 kb
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Rating: 4.6
Votes: 372
Pages: 567 pages

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.