Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook

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Joyce H. Lowinson
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 1421 pages
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The premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fourth Edition, with up-to-the-minute insights from more than 150 experts at the front lines of patient management and research. This edition features expanded coverage of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and complete information on “club drugs” such as Ecstasy. New sections focus on addiction in children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly and women’s health issues, including pregnancy. The expanded behavioral addictions section now includes hoarding, shopping, and computer/Internet abuse.  Includes access to a Companion wesbite that has fully searchable text.

  

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Contents

Historical Perspectives
1
Epidemiology
15
US Federal Drug Policy
21
Genetic Factors in the Risk for Substance Use Disorders
33
BrainReward Mechanisms
48
Psychodynamics
97
Sociocultural Issues
107
Alcohol Neurobiology
121
Treatment in Prisons and Jails
707
Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies
723
Network Therapy
733
Acupuncture
743
FaithBased Approaches
763
Relapse Prevention
772
Evaluation and Outcome of Treatment
786
Maternal and Neonatal Effects of Alcohol and Drugs
805

Alcohol Clinical Aspects
151
Opiates Neurobiology
164
Opiates Clinical Aspects
180
Cocaine and Crack Neurobiology
195
Cocaine and Crack Clinical Aspects
218
The Neurobiology of Marijuana
252
Marihuana Clinical Aspects
263
Amphetamines and Other Stimulants
277
SedativeHypnotics
302
Hallucinogens
313
Phencyclidine PCP
324
Inhalants
336
Designer Drugs
367
MDMA
374
Nicotine
387
Caffeine
403
AnabolicAndrogenic Steroids
421
Prescription Opiate Abuse
459
Eating Disorders
469
Pathologic Gambling
488
Addiction and Cults Synthesizing a Model for Treating ExMembers
498
Sexual Addiction
504
InternetComputer Addiction
540
Collecting Accumulation and Hoarding Acquisitions and Their Discontents
548
Diagnosis and Classification DSMIVTR and ICD10
559
Diagnostic Laboratory Screening for Drug Abuse
564
Detoxification
579
Alcoholics Anonymous
587
Alternative Support Groups
599
The Therapeutic Community
609
Methadone Maintenance
616
Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction
634
Alternative Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Addiction
641
Individual Psychotherapy
653
Group Therapy with Outpatients
671
FamilyCouples Approaches to Treatment Engagement and Therapy
680
The Role of Coercion in Drug Treatment
690
Medical Complications of Drug Use
840
Acute and Chronic Pain
863
Substance Use Disorders in Individuals with CoOccurring Psychiatric Disorders
904
Epidemiology and Emerging Public Health Perspectives
913
HIVRelated Medical Complications and Treatment
922
Neuropsychiatric Aspects of HIV1 Infection
988
Psychosocial Issues of HIVAIDS Among Drug Users in Treatment
1007
Children of SubstanceAbusing Parents
1013
Adolescents
1021
The Elderly
1038
Alcohol and Women
1049
Drugs and Women
1064
Womens Research and Policy Issues
1075
African Americans Epidemiology Prevention and Treatment Issues
1093
Hispanic Americans
1103
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
1113
Alcohol Use Among American Indians and Alaskan Natives
1119
Gays Lesbians and Bisexuals
1129
The Homeless
1141
Disability and Rehabilitation Issues
1169
Physicians and Other Health Professionals
1187
New Immigrants and Refugees
1203
SchoolBased Programs
1211
Harm Reduction Pragmatic Drug Policies for Public Health and Safety
1229
Church Family and Community in the Prevention and Treatment of Addiction Among African Americans
1250
The Public Health Approach to the Prevention of Substance Abuse
1255
Medical Education in Substance Abuse The Acquisition of Knowledge Attitudes and Skills
1269
Education and Training of Clinical Personnel
1286
Forensics
1300
The Role of Neuropsychological Assessment in Forensic Addiction
1316
A New Era for Methadone Advocacy
1325
The Workplace
1331
Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Dependence History Workforce Organization Financing and Emerging Policies
1346
Legal Aspects of Confidentiality of Patient Information
1361
Clinical and Societal Implications of Drug Legalization
1383
Index
1401
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