Download PDF by Bankole A. Johnson: Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice

By Bankole A. Johnson

ISBN-10: 1441903372

ISBN-13: 9781441903372

ISBN-10: 1461439892

ISBN-13: 9781461439899

The spectrum of dependancy issues provides practitioners with a variety of challenges—among them the widening hole among a transforming into proof base and the interpretation of this information into remedy results. habit medication addresses this disconnect, in actual fact explaining the position of mind functionality in drug taking and different habit-forming behaviors, and utilizing this biobehavioral framework to the supply of evidence-based remedy. Its state of the art insurance presents clinically proper information on not just conventional resources of habit resembling cocaine, opiates, and alcohol, but in addition extra lately well-known components of abuse (e.g., steroids, inhalants) in addition to behavioral addictions (e.g., binge consuming, compulsive playing, hoarding). present behavioral and clinical cures are mentioned extensive, and the book’s shut recognition to social context supplies readers an additional lens for personalizing therapy.

An overseas panel of professional participants deals the main up to date details on:

Diagnosis and classification
Neurobiological and molecular theories of addiction
Behavioral suggestions of addiction
Clinical facets of dependancy to quite a lot of components, together with opiates, stimulants, sedatives, hallucinogens, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine
Science-based healing procedures: pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenetics, capability vaccines, short and compliance-enhancing interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral administration, and different psychosocial interventions
Behavioral addictions—including compulsive consuming, net messaging, and hypersexuality—and their treatment
Addiction in particular populations, together with youngsters, the aged, pregnant ladies, and wellbeing and fitness care professionals
Legal, incapacity, and rehabilitation issues

At as soon as finished and integrative, dependancy medication is a vital textual content and a practice-expanding software for psychiatrists, future health psychologists, pharmacologists, social staff, drug counselors, trainees, and common physicians/family practitioners.

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