It's time to bolster your understanding of substance abuse and treatment
- Provides a comprehensive basic introduction to substance abuse/treatment
- Includes a discussion of the nature of addiction - which serves as a framework for the entire book
- Offers detailed information on management and treatment
- Outlines the signs and symptoms of drug abuse and addiction
- Delves into treatment issues specific to women, children, families, etc.
- Presents valuable information on placement criteria and resources for specialist referral
- Covers medical complications
The resource you need to incorporate substance abuse treatment into your practice.
Hazelden Chronic Illness Series offers clear and relevant information and practical advice on the treatment of chronic illness and related aspects of healthcare. Drawing on over fifty years of clinical experience and research at the Hazelden Foundation, the series provides authoritative coverage of a wide-range of topics critical to healthcare providers, students, and patients. This publishing alliance between Hazelden and McGraw-Hill, the world's premier publisher of references and career tools for the medical profession, provides the depth and breadth of coverage you would expect when two industry leaders join forces.
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A clear, concise introduction to substance abuse treatment for non-specialist physicians. Provides information on the nature of addiction, brain chemistry, pharmacology, current treatment protocols, and specific populations such as women, adolescents, and the aged.
David E. Smith
, MD is the founder and current President and Medical Director of Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics. He is also current Medical Director of the State of California Alcohol and Drug Programs as well as for the Collaborative Center for Substance Abuse Policy Research. Dr. Smith is a past president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and Editor-in-Chief of Alcohol MD.com Richard B. Seymour, MA is Director of Haight-Ashbury Publications; Manager of Haight Ashbury Free Clinics Information and Training; Coordinator for the California Collaborative Center for Substance Abuse Policy Research; Managing Editor for the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs and International Additions Infoline and Executive Editor for Alcohol MD.com