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Clinical topics in addiction

Author: Ed Day
Publisher: London : RCPsych, ©2007.
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Ed Day brings together 23 papers from the Royal College of Psychiatrist's popular journal, 'Advances in Psychiatric Treatment', which have been updated to give systematic, authoritative and well-referenced accounts of key clinical topics relating to substance misuse.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Day
ISBN: 9781904671503 1904671500
OCLC Number: 124983134
Notes: Compiled from articles written for Advances in psychiatric treatment.
Description: xxi, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword Nat Wright; Preface; 1. What works in drug addiction? Jason Luty; 2. The development of the drug treatment system in England David Best, Sanju George and Ed Day; 3. Stimulant use still going strong Nicholas Seivewright, Charles McMahon and Paul Egleston; 4. Adverse effects of khat: a review Glenice Cox and Hagen Rampes; 5. What the clinician needs to know about magic mushrooms Nicholas Seivewright and Olawale Lagundoye; 6. What works in alcohol use disorders? Jason Luty; 7. Management of alcohol detoxification Duncan Raistrick; 8. Nicotine addiction and smoking cessation treatments Jason Luty; 9. Pathological gambling: an overview of assessment and treatment Sanju George and Vijaya Murali; 10. Use of investigations in the diagnosis and management of alcohol use disorders Colin Drummond, Hamid Ghodse and Sanjoo Chengappa; 11. Laboratory investigations for assessment and management of drug problems Kim Wolff, Sarah Welch and John Strang; 12. Pharmacotherapy in dual diagnosis Ilana B. Crome and Tracey Myton; 13. Dual diagnosis: management within a psychosocial context Mohammed T. Abou-Saleh; 14. Treating depression complicated by substance misuse Claire McIntosh and Bruce Ritson; 15. Treating anxiety complicated by substance misuse Anne Lingford-Hughes, John Potokar and David Nutt; 16. An overview of psychological interventions for addictive behaviours Adam Huxley and Alex Copello; 17. Motivational interviewing Janet Treasure; 18. Substance misuse in adolescents Harith Swadi and Sangeeta Ambegaokar; 19. Management of drug misuse in pregnancy Ed Day and Sanju George; 20. Intoxication and legal defences Quazi Haque and Ian Cumming; 21. Substance misuse and violence: the scope and limitations of forensic psychiatry's role Peter Snowden; 22. Literary and biographical perspectives on substance use Ed Day and Iain Smith; Index.
Other Titles: Advances in psychiatric treatment.
Responsibility: edited by Ed Day.


Addiction to psychoactive substances can lead to a range of biological, psychological and social problems, and the clinical management of these issues can often be complex. This book brings together  Read more...


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