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The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction

Elsevier Title
ISBN: 978-0-323-54856-4

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The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction

Best Practices and New Frontiers

Edited by Itai Danovitch, MD and Larissa Mooney, MD

252 pages
Trim Size 7 3/4 X 9 7/16 in
Copyright 2019
$138.00, Hardcover, Reference

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Get a quick, expert overview of all types of addiction - from substance use disorders to behavioral addictions and more. This practical resource presents a focused summary of today’s current knowledge on topics of interest to all health care professionals who work with those who suffer from this wide-ranging problem. It provides current, relevant information on emerging findings, best practices, and treatment challenges, covering a variety of assessment and treatment strategies and making it a one-stop resource for staying up to date in this critical area.

Key Features

  • Discusses precision health in addiction; the latest trend of electronic cigarettes; state-of-the-art treatments for opioid use disorder and cannabis use disorder; best practices for chronic pain; prevention among adolescents; the role of physicians in the prescription drug epidemic; and the role of integrative interventions in addiction treatment.
  • Includes coverage of behavioral addictions such as internet, sex, and gambling; food addiction; PTSD and substance use disorders; preventing relapse; the neurobiology of addiction; and more.
  • Consolidates today’s available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.

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Edited by Itai Danovitch, MD, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences; Associate Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA, USA and Larissa Mooney, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Director, UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic; Chief, Greater Los Angeles VA Substance Use Disorders Section, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Los Angeles, California

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