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ISBN-13 9781469828398ISBN-10 1469828391
ISBN-10 0-7817-6045-3ISBN-13 978-0-7817-6045-4
Author(s): Pedro Ruiz
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, WoltersKluwer Health
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 528

The Substance Abuse Handbook succinctly presents the most clinically relevant information from Lowinson, Ruiz, Millman and Langrod's Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, Fourth Edition. In a user-friendly format, this portable handbook provides all the information health care professionals need to diagnose and treat addictive disorders and associated medical conditions. Major sections cover etiological factors, substances of abuse, compulsive and addictive behaviors, evaluation and diagnostic classification, treatment modalities, management of associated medical conditions, substance abuse in children, adolescents, and the elderly, women's issues, special groups and settings, models of prevention, training and education, and policy issues.