Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders, Third Edition

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  • Copyright: 2011-01-05
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This authoritative work comprehensively examines all aspects of addictive disorders and their treatment. Leading researchers and practitioners identify best practices in assessment and diagnosis and provide tools for working with users of specific substances. Issues in working with particular populations#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;including polysubstance abusers, culturally diverse patients, women, and older adults#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;are addressed, and widely used psychosocial and pharmacological treatment approaches are reviewed. An indispensable text for anyone studying or treating these prevalent, challenging disorders, the book describes ways to tailor interventions to each patient's needs while delivering compassionate, evidence-based care.

Author Biography

Richard J. Frances, MD, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, and Director of Public and Professional Education, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, Connecticut. He is also in private practice in New York City. Dr. Frances was former President and Medical Director at Silver Hill Hospital; was founding president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry; and helped found and chaired the Council of Addiction Psychiatry for the American Psychiatric Association. The author of several hundred articles and several books, he is on many editorial boards. He is a frequent lecturer on addiction psychiatry and has appeared numerous times on Court TV. Sheldon I. Miller, MD, is emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and former Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. During his career, he has served on many boards and committees of many national and local organizations. Dr. Miller has authored or coauthored over 60 scientific articles, chapters, and books. He is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal on Addictions and is a founder of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Miller has served on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is the president elect of the Illinois Psychiatric Society. Avram H. Mack, MD, is an attending psychiatrist and the Director of Medical Student Education at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor and of Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Mack has extensive experience in organized medicine and psychiatry. His other areas of interest in psychiatry have included development, the psychiatric presentation of medical disorders, and the history of psychiatric classification. As a child and forensic psychiatrist, he has treated or evaluated individuals with addictions in many different settings, including general inpatient, outpatient, correctional, juvenile justice, and community, and has lectured to various professional and educational groups.

Table of Contents

I. Foundations of Addiction 1. The Neurobiology of Substance Dependence: Implications for Treatment, Thomas R. Kosten, Tony P. George, and Herbert D. Kleber 2. Historical and Social Context of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, Joseph Westermeyer II. Assessment of Addiction 3. Psychological Evaluation of Substance Use Disorder in Adolescents and Adults, Ralph E. Tarter 4. Laboratory Testing for Substances of Abuse, David A. Baron, D. Andrew Baron, and Steven H. Baron III. Substances of Abuse 5. Alcohol, Edgar P. Nace 6. Tobacco, Norman Hymowitz 7. Opioids, Stephen L. Dilts, Jr., and Stephen L. Dilts, Sr. 8. Marijuana, Hallucinogens, and Club Drugs, David McDowell 9. Cocaine and Stimulants, Michelle C. Acosta, Deborah L. Haller, and Sidney H. Schnoll 10. Sedatives/Hypnotics and Benzodiazepines, Robert L. DuPont and Caroline M. DuPont IV. Special Populations 11. Polysubstance Use, Abuse, and Dependence, Richard N. Rosenthal and Petros Levounis 12. Co-Occuring Substance Use Disorders and Other Psychiatric Disorders, Alisa B. Busch, Roger D. Weiss, and Lisa M. Najavits 13. Pathological Gambling and Other \u0022Behavioral\u0022 Addictions, Jon E. Grant and Marc N. Potenza 14. Substance Abuse in Minority Populations, John Franklin and Marylinn Markarian 15. Addictions in the Workplace, Avram H. Mack, Jeffrey P. Kahn, and Richard J. Frances 16. Addiction and the Law, Avram H. Mack, Richard J. Frances, and Sheldon I. Miller 17. Pain and Addiction, Russell K. Portenoy, David Lussier, Kenneth L. Kirsh, and Steven D. Passik 18. Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Older Adults, Sheldon Zimberg 19. HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorders, Cheryl Ann Kennedy, James M. Hill, and Steven J. Schleifer 20. Addictive Disorders in Women, Sheila B. Blume and Monica L. Zilberman V. Treatments for Addictions 21. Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Lance M. Dodes and Edward J. Khantzian 22. Cognitive Therapy, Judith S. Beck, Bruce S. Liese, and Lisa M. Najavits 23. Group Therapy, Self-Help Groups, and Network Therapy, Marc Galanter, Francis Hayden, Ricardo Casta\u00f1eda, and Hugo Franco 24. Family-Based Treatment: Stages and Outcomes, M. Duncan Stanton and Anthony W. Heath 25. Treating Adolescent Substance Abuse, Yifrah Kaminer and Oscar G. Bukstein 26. Psychopharmacological Treatments, Elinore F. McCance-Katz and Thomas R. Kosten 27. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorders, M. Zachary Rosenthal, Thomas R. Lynch, and Marsha M. Linehan 28. Matching and Differential Therapies: Providing Substance Abusers with Appropriate Treatment, Kathleen M. Carroll

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