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Substance Abuse A Comprehensive Textbook

ISBN-10: 068305211X

ISBN-13: 9780683052114

Edition: 2nd 1992

Authors: Joyce H. Lowinson

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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.
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List price: $142.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1136
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Background
Historical Perspectives on Alcohol and Drug Abusep. 2
Epidemiology of Alcohol and Drug Abusep. 15
Determinants of Substance Abuse
Federal Role in Substance Abuse Policyp. 32
Geneticsp. 39
Psychobiology of Cravingp. 51
Classically Conditioned Factors in Drug Dependencep. 56
Brain Reward Mechanismsp. 70
The Psychology of Stage Change: The Transition from Addiction to Recoveryp. 100
A Psychodynamic Perspectivep. 106
Sociocultural Aspects of Drug Use and Abuse in the 1990sp. 118
Drug Abuse: Economic and Political Basisp. 138
Substances of Abuse
Alcohol: Clinical Aspectsp. 144
Alcohol: Neurobiologyp. 152
Opiates: Clinical Aspectsp. 186
Opiates: Neurobiologyp. 195
Cocaine (And Crack): Clinical Aspectsp. 205
Cocaine (And Crack): Neurobiologyp. 222
Marihuanap. 236
Amphetamines and Other Stimulantsp. 247
Sedate-Hypnotic and Tricyclicsp. 271
Hallucinogensp. 280
Phencyclidinep. 290
Volatile Substancesp. 303
Controlled Substance Analogues: Current Clinical and Social Issuesp. 328
Nicotinep. 334
Caffeinep. 357
Eating Disordersp. 371
Anabolic Steroidsp. 380
Evaluation and Early Treatment
Diagnosis and Classification: DSM-III-R and ICD-10p. 398
Detoxification and Treatment of Acute Sequelaep. 402
Diagnostic Interview and Mental Status Examinationp. 416
Diagnostic Laboratory: Screening for Drug Abusep. 425
Emergency Management of Acute Drug Intoxicationp. 437
Treatment Approaches
Therapeutic Community (TC): A Coming of Agep. 446
Rehabilitation Programs and Halfway Housesp. 458
Psychiatric Hospitals for Treatment of Dual Diagnosisp. 467
Alcoholics Anonymousp. 486
Individual Psychotherapy for Drug Abusersp. 496
Structured Outpatient Group Therapy With Alcohol and Substance Abusersp. 508
Family Therapy: A Treatment Approach With Substance Abusersp. 520
Relapse Prevention: Cognitive and Behavioral Interventionsp. 533
Office Management of the Substance Abuser: The Use of Learning Theory and Social Networksp. 543
Methadone Maintenancep. 550
Alternative Pharmacotherapies for Opiate Addictionp. 562
Acupuncture and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation: Afferent Nerve Stimulation (ANS) in the Treatment of Addictionp. 574
"There Is a Balm in Gilead": Religion and Substance Abuse Treatmentp. 584
Evaluation and Treatment Outcomep. 596
Future Outlook: Treatment Improvementp. 612
Management of Associated Medical Conditions
Maternal and Neonatal Effects of Alcohol and Drugsp. 628
The Medically Ill Substance Abuserp. 657
Treatment of Patients With Psychopathology and Substance Abusep. 675
Acute and Chronic Painp. 691
Substances of Use and Abuse and Sexual Behaviorp. 722
HIV Infection and AIDS
HIV Infection Among Intravenous Drug Users: Epidemiology and Emerging Public Health Perspectivesp. 734
Medical Aspects of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Its Treatment in Injecting Drug Usersp. 744
Neuropsychiatric Complications of HIV Infectionp. 775
Management of the Psychosocial Sequelae of HIV Infection Among Drug Abusersp. 788
Special Populations
Alcohol and Other Drug Problems in Womenp. 794
Children of Substance Abusing Parentsp. 808
Co-Dependence, Addictions, and Related Disordersp. 816
Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Sociodevelopmental Perspectivep. 832
Substance Abuse in the Elderlyp. 843
Substance Abuse in the Gay and Lesbian Communityp. 852
African Americansp. 861
Substance Abuse Among Hispanic-Americans: Current Issues and Future Perspectivesp. 868
Substance Abuse and Homelessness Within the Inner Citiesp. 875
Cultural Perspectives: Native Americans, Asians, and New Immigrantsp. 890
Health Professionalsp. 897
Prevention and Education
School-Based and Community-Based Prevention Approachesp. 910
Public Health Approach to the Prevention of Substance Abusep. 928
Family Systems and Deurbanization: Implications for Substance Abusep. 944
Medical Education and Staff Training
Medical Education in Substance Abusep. 958
Education and Training of Clinical Personnelp. 970
Attitudes Toward the Treatment of Substance Abusersp. 983
The Addict as a Patientp. 997
Policy Issues
Prohibition Was and Is Bad for the Nation's Healthp. 1012
The Criminal Justice System and the Userp. 1019
The Workplacep. 1034
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Confidentialityp. 1049
Private and Public Insurancep. 1067
Indexp. 1083
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