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Addiction Essentials The Go-To Guide for Clinicians and Patients

ISBN-10: 039370615X

ISBN-13: 9780393706154

Edition: 2011

Authors: Carlton K. Erickson

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/11/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 572
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Carlton K. Erickson, Ph.D. is a distinguished Professor of Pharmacology/Toxicology, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Director of the Addiction Science Research and Education Center in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin, and an associate editor of the scientific journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. He is the recipient of the Nelson J. Bradley Award for Lifetime Achievement, given by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

Acknowledgments
Causes of Addiction
Diagnosis of Drug Overuse and Mental Disorders
Alcohol, the Drink of All Ages
Alcohol and Drug Interactions
Drugs That Speed Us Up
Drugs That Slow Us Down
Drug Use and Abuse in Adolescents
Visual and Behavioral Signs of Drug Abuse
Gender and Cultural Differences in Drug Use
Major Mental Illnesses Accompanying Drug Use Disorders
Personality Disorders and Drug Use
Medications for Enhanced Treatment of the Chemical Dependence
Principles of Individual Therapy
Individual Therapies for Drug Use Disorders
Principles of Group Therapy
Group Therapies for Drug Use Disorders
Involvement of the Family
Relapse and Relapse Prevention
Appendix: Resources for Readers
References
Index