Understanding Drugs of Abuse The Processes of Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery

ISBN-10: 0880485337

ISBN-13: 9780880485333

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mim J. Landry

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List price: $72.00
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publication date: 9/1/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540

Foreword: A Message to Health Care Professionals
Preface A Message to Family Members
About the Author
Introduction to Part One: Pharmacologic Aspects of Addiction
Basic Principles of Drug Use
The Stimulant Drugs
The Depressant Drugs
The Psychedelic Drugs
The Inhalants
Introduction to Part Two: Treating Addiction: from Intervention to Recovery
The Treatment Process
The Recovery Process
Defense Mechanisms: Living with Trauma
The Intervention Process
Adolescent Addiction
Dual Diagnoses: Dual Disorders
Treatment, Recovery, and Medication
A Special Look at Alcoholism
Final Thoughts
Appendix: Resources
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