By H. Westley Clark, Linda Hutchings (auth.), Bankole A. Johnson (eds.)
The spectrum of dependancy issues offers practitioners with a number of challenges—among them the widening hole among a growing to be facts base and the interpretation of this information into remedy results. Addiction Medicine addresses this disconnect, truly explaining the function of mind functionality in drug taking and different habit-forming behaviors, and making use of this biobehavioral framework to the supply of evidence-based remedy. Its cutting-edge insurance presents clinically suitable information on not just conventional resources of habit reminiscent of cocaine, opiates, and alcohol, but additionally extra lately famous elements of abuse (e.g., steroids, inhalants) in addition to behavioral addictions (e.g., binge consuming, compulsive playing, hoarding). present behavioral and scientific treatments are mentioned extensive, and the book’s shut cognizance to social context provides readers an extra lens for personalizing remedy.
An foreign panel of specialist members deals the main up to date info on:
- Diagnosis and class.
- Neurobiological and molecular theories of addiction
- Behavioral techniques of addiction
- Clinical points of habit to a variety of elements, together with opiates, stimulants, sedatives, hallucinogens, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine
- Science-based cures: 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 teens, the aged, pregnant girls, and overall healthiness care professionals
- Legal, incapacity, and rehabilitation issues
At as soon as complete and integrative, AddictionMedicine is a necessary textual content and a practice-expanding software for psychiatrists, wellbeing and fitness psychologists, pharmacologists, social staff, drug counselors, trainees, and normal physicians/family practitioners.
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4). National Survey on Drug Use and Health data are supported by the Monitoring the Future Data, both surveys revealing the same basic trends . It is important for primary care clinicians to recognize that the progress being made in reducing the substance use of adolescents has not resulted in an elimination of the problem of drug use. While substantial progress has been made, much effort needs to be exercised to keep up the Percent Using in Past Month Fig. 3 Past-month non-medical use of prescription drugs (psychotherapeutics) among persons 12+: 2002–2007.
Additional data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health highlight the fact that the majority of those who acquire prescription drugs for non-medical use get them free from friends and family members. Furthermore, when asked where the friends and family members got the prescription drugs, the majority of the respondents reported getting their drugs from a single physician (see Fig. 7). It is now well established that individuals aren’t just consuming prescription drugs “recreationally”. Many are developing problems associated with their use.
It is estimated that public payers are responsible for over 77% of the expenditures for substance abuse treatment in 2003, and this number is expected to increase to 83% of expenditures by 2014. This makes substance abuse disorder treatment unique in the pantheon of health expenditures. In 2003, private insurers paid only 10% of the bill for substance abuse services, while state and local dollars paid for 40% of the bill for services; Medicaid paid for 18% of the substance abuse treatment services bill .
Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice by H. Westley Clark, Linda Hutchings (auth.), Bankole A. Johnson (eds.)