The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment

ISBN-13: 9781585624720

ISBN-10: 1585624721

Author: Marc Galanter

Edition: 5

Publication date:
2014
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing
Format:
Hardcover 980 pages
Category:
Nursing, Psychiatry
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Acknowledged author Marc Galanter wrote The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment comprising 980 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1585624721 and 9781585624720. Since then The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $57.39 or rent at the marketplace.


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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.