The Carlat Guide to Addiction Treatment

Ridiculously Practical Clinical Advice
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ISBN-13:
9780997510645
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
248
Autor:
Michael Weaver
Serie:
1, Carlat Guides
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
Windows
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Substance use is very common among psychiatric patients. Depending on your practice, up to 50% of your patients suffer from an addiction that may be aggravating their primary symptoms. It is impractical to refer all such patients to addiction specialists, who are in short supply. This extremely practical guide will enhance your confidence in treating all substance use disorders. There are 14 brief chapters covering everything you need to know in order to evaluate the severity of substance use and to decide on the best treatments for your patients. You’ll find detailed instruction on how to frame your questions about this sensitive topic, how to order drug screens, how 12 step programs work, and how to prescribe medications that will help your patients recover. There are also many useful tips and pearls, along with user-friendly comparison charts to make on-the-spot decision making easier.
IntroductionCHAPTER 1 Diagnosis
CHAPTER 2 Drug Testing
CHAPTER 3 Understanding Addiction Services
CHAPTER 4 Psychotherapy
CHAPTER 5 12-Step Programs
CHAPTER 6 Dual Diagnosis
CHAPTER 7 Alcohol
CHAPTER 8 Sedatives
CHAPTER 9 Nicotine
CHAPTER 10 Cannabis
CHAPTER 11 Opioids
CHAPTER 12 Stimulants
CHAPTER 13 Designer Drugs
CHAPTER 14 Hallucinogens, Club Drugs, and Inhalants
Appendices
References
Answer Key
Index
Substance use is very common among psychiatric patients. Depending on your practice, up to 50% of your patients suffer from an addiction that may be aggravating their primary symptoms. It is impractical to refer all such patients to addiction specialists, who are in short supply. This extremely practical guide will enhance your confidence in treating all substance use disorders. There are 14 brief chapters covering everything you need to know in order to evaluate the severity of substance use and to decide on the best treatments for your patients. You'll find detailed instruction on how to frame your questions about this sensitive topic, how to order drug screens, how 12 step programs work, and how to prescribe medications that will help your patients recover. There are also many useful tips and pearls, along with user-friendly comparison charts to make on-the-spot decision making easier.

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