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Substance Use Problems

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ISBN-10: 0889373299

ISBN-13: 9780889373297

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mitch Earleywine

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Health professionals in a range of settings are bound to meet clients with troubles related to drugs. The literature on their diagnosis and treatment is filled with successful, empirically based approaches, but also with controversy and hearsay. Separating the myths from the facts can be difficult. This text does so, providing trainees and professionals with a handy, concise guide for helping problem drug users build enjoyable, multifaceted lives using approaches based on decades of research. Readers will be able to improve their intuitions and clinical skills by adding an overarching understanding of drug use and the development of problems that translates into appropriate techniques for…    
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Book details

List price: $29.80
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
Publication date: 6/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Description of Problem Drug Use
Diagnostic Terms
Common Drugs
Nonproblematic, Recreational Drug Use
Problematic Drug Use
Codes from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Drug Problems
World Statistics
Demographic Correlates
Recent Use
Abuse and Dependence
Course and Prognosis
Differential Diagnosis
Deviant Arousal
Thought Disorder
Impulse control disorders
Problem Gambling
Eating Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Personality Disorders
Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Diagnostic Procedures and Documentation
The Biopsychosocial Model of Drug Problems
Interacting Components
Regular Use
Problem Use
Treatment Outcomes
Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Indications
General Guidelines
Assessment IS treatment
A Note on Taking Notes
The Timeline Follow-Back (TLFB)
Encouraging Assessment
The Inventory of Drug Use Consequences (InDUC)
Motivation to Change
Treatment History
Social Support
Methods of Treatment
Empirically supported treatments (ESTs)
Harm Reduction, Drug Safety, and Abstinence
Efficacy and Prognosis
The Therapeutic Relationship as a Mechanism of Action
Combinations of Methods
Motivational Interviewing
Mutual Help and Self-Help Groups
Meditation Techniques
Psychopharmacological Adjuncts to Treatment
Multicultural Issues
Further Readings
Inventury of Drug Use Consequences
Shortened Inventory of Problems-Alcohol and Drugs