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Addictive Disorders in Medical Populations by Norman S. Miller,Mark S. Gold PDF

By Norman S. Miller,Mark S. Gold

This booklet has a much broader concentration than conventional books written approximately drug and alcohol addictions. This designated publication is written via clinical experts who diagnose, deal with and study addictive issues of their specialities. hence, it meets the wishes of the common clinical practitioner who desires to know about and deal with sufferers with addictive issues of their practices. simply because alcohol and drug difficulties are so customary and have an effect on health conditions profoundly, the clinical expert will enhance their wisdom and ability to diagnose and deal with addictive problems of their specialties.

Drug and alcohol addictions ensue often in clinical populations; 25–50% of sufferers noticeable by means of fundamental care physicians have alcohol and drug issues, with even greater occurrence in convinced scientific forte populations. Drug use (including illicit drug use and real or perceived misuse of prescribed medications), alcohol use, and what has been known as dangerous consuming are much more universal in trauma facilities and our society. presently, there are not any authoritative dependancy texts that target the id, intervention and administration of both “addictive problems in scientific populations” or “medical issues in dependancy populations”.

Neurobiological growth within the box of dependancy has been impressive and evidence-based remedies have constructed at a stupendous speed, with bench to workplace purposes for tobacco, alcohol and medication. Pharmacological and psychosocial remedies are defined right here intimately and in functional phrases. The scientific and psychological problems of dependancy are defined comprehensively in the course of the textual content. scientific concerns are the main subject matter, with the factors of medical perform grounded within the most modern examine. The chapters contain useful displays of either medical and examine fabrics, with tools for screening and overview and treatment.

It might be priceless for all these looking details to aid a sufferer or kin with a tobacco, alcohol or drug challenge. we are hoping this ebook can provide solutions and course to the identity and administration of addictions and their clinical issues in sufferer populations.

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