eBook The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469883791
  • ISBN-13: 9781469883793
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1795 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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In the midst of an addiction epidemic, this newly updated edition of The American Society Of Addiction Medicine Principles Of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition is the sought-after text every addiction researcher and care provider needs. This comprehensive reference text dedicates itself to both the science and treatment of addiction. You'll receive a thorough grounding in both the scientific principles behind the causes of addiction and the practical aspects of clinical care. Chapters are written by recognized experts, covering areas such as the basic science of addiction medicine; diagnosis, assessment and early intervention; pharmacologic and behavioral interventions; mutual help and twelve-step; and co-occurring addiction, medical and psychiatric disorders—backed by the latest research data and successful treatment methods.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Section Editors.
A Note about Terminology.
1: Basic Science and Core Concepts.
2: Drug Addiction: The Neurobiology of Behavior Gone Awry.
3: The Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders.
4: The Anatomy of Addiction.
5: From Neurobiology to Treatment: Progress against Addiction.
6: Understanding “Behavioral Addictions”: Insights from Research.
7: Pharmacology.
8: Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles.
9: The Pharmacology of Alcohol.
10: The Pharmacology of Nonalcohol Sedative Hypnotics.
11: The Pharmacology of Opioids.
12: The Pharmacology of Cocaine, Amphetamines, and Other Stimulants.
13: The Pharmacology of Caffeine.
14: The Pharmacology of Nicotine and Tobacco.
15: The Pharmacology of Marijuana.
16: The Pharmacology of Hallucinogens.
17: The Pharmacology of Dissociatives.
18: The Pharmacology of Inhalants.
19: The Pharmacology of Anabolic–androgenic Steroids.
20: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Early Intervention.
21: Screening and Brief Intervention.
22: Laboratory Diagnosis.
23: Assessment.
24: Environmental Approaches to Prevention: A Community-based Perspective.
25: Overview of Addiction Treatment.
26: Addiction Medicine in America: Its Birth and Early History (1750–1935) with a Modern Postscript.
27: Treatment of Heavy Drinking and Alcohol Use Disorder.
28: The Treatment of Drug Addiction: An Overview.
29: Moving toward Integrated Care for Substance Use Disorders: Lessons from History and the Rest of Health Care.
30: Effects of Treatment Setting, Duration, and Amount on Patient Outcomes.
31: The Asam Criteria and Matching Patients to Treatment.
32: Linking Addiction Treatment with Other Medical and Psychiatric Treatment Systems.
33: Alternative Therapies for Alcohol and Drug Addiction.
34: The Harm Reduction Approach to Prevention and Treatment.
35: Quality Improvement for Addiction Treatment.
36: Nursing Roles in Addressing Addiction.
37: International Perspectives on Addiction Management.
38: Special Issues in Addiction.
39: Nonmedical Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Prescription Medications.
40: Special Issues in Treatment: Women.
41: Treatment of Older Adults.
42: Cultural Issues in Addiction Medicine.
43: College Student Drinking.
44: Pathologic Gambling: Clinical Characteristics and Treatment.
45: Sexual Addiction.
46: Physician Health Programs and Addiction among Physicians.
47: Management of Intoxication and Withdrawal.
48: Management of Intoxication and Withdrawal: General Principles.
49: Management of Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal.
50: Management of Sedative-hypnotic Intoxication and Withdrawal.
51: Management of Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal.
52: Management of Stimulant, Hallucinogen, Marijuana, Phencyclindine, and Club Drug Intoxication and Withdrawal.
53: Pharmacologic Interventions.
54: Medications for Use in Alcohol Rehabilitation.
55: Pharmacologic Intervention for Sedative–hypnotic Addiction.
56: Pharmacologic Interventions for Opioid Dependence.
57: Opioid Maintenance Treatment.
58: Special Issues in Office-Based Opioid Treatment.
59: Pharmacologic Interventions for Cocaine, Methamphetamine, and Other Stimulant Addiction.
60: Pharmacologic Interventions for Tobacco Dependence.
61: Pharmacologic Interventions for Other Drug and Multiple Drug Addictions.
62: Behavioral Interventions.
63: Enhancing Motivation to Change.
64: Group Therapies.
65: Individual Treatment.
66: Contingency Management and the Community Reinforcement Approach.
67: Behavioral Interventions in Smoking Cessation.
68: Network Therapy.
69: Therapeutic Communities.
70: Aversion Therapies.
71: Family Involvement in Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery.
72: Twelve-Step Facilitation Approaches.
73: Microprocessor Abuse and Internet Addiction.
74: Relapse Prevention: Clinical Models and Interven