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Clinical Manual for Treatment of Alcoholism and Addictions


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ForewordPrefaceChapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Magnitude of the ProblemChapter 3. Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders and the Disease ConceptChapter 4. Evaluation and AssessmentChapter 5. Definition, Presentation, and DiagnosisChapter 6. Natural Histories of Substance AbuseChapter 7. Violence and Suicide, Injury, Corrections, and ForensicsChapter 8. Behavioral AddictionsChapter 9. Children and AdolescentsChapter 10. Specific PopulationsChapter 11. General Hospital and Primary Care SettingsChapter 12. Treatment ModalitiesChapter 13. Treatment ApproachesChapter 14. Public Health IssuesAppendix: Workplace Substance AbuseResourcesIndex

About the Author

Avram H. Mack, M.D., is Attending Physician at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Amy L. Harrington, M.D., is Physician at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Richard J. Frances, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University, New York City; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey; and Director of Professional and Public Education at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut.


"Mack and colleagues have created an invaluable resource for the clinical care of people living with addiction to alcohol and other substances. The text is clearly and sensitively written and well organized for everyday use. Each chapter is rich with real-world examples and evidence-informed guidance for practitioners. The authors have taken special effort to describe what is known and what is not yet known in working in this challenging area with serious diseases and conditions that remain underrecognized for their personal impact and public health significance."-- "Laura Roberts, M.D., M.A., serves as Chairman and Charles E. Kubly Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin."

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