Interventions for Addiction
Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders, Volume 3
- Peter Miller, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
Readers will find information on treatments beyond commonly used methods, including Internet-based and faith-based therapies, and criminal justice interventions. The volume features extensive coverage of pharmacotherapies for each of the major drugs of abuse-including disulfiram, buprenorphine, naltrexone, and others-as well as for behavioral addictions. In considering public policy, the book examines legislative efforts, price controls, and limits on advertising, as well as World Health Organization (WHO) efforts.
Interventions for Addiction is one of three volumes comprising the 2,500-page series, Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. This series provides the most complete collection of current knowledge on addictive behaviors and disorders to date. In short, it is the definitive reference work on addictions.
AudienceResearchers and students in psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience and neurology
- Published: February 2013
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-398338-1
Table of Contents
Medications to treat Addictions
Applying Addiction Science to Clinical Practice
Alcohol and Drug Prevention, Adolescents and College Students, Gambling