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Practical Skills and Clinical Management of Alcoholism & Drug Addiction

This insightful book is a synoptic presentation of Causes and Treatment of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. It gives an insight into Alcoholism and Drug Addiction genetic and/or acquired etiologies through researched studies that draw the conclusion that Addiction is a disease/ medical condition. It features the treatment from detox followed by psychotherapy with evidence based practices and supported by Aftercare programs to maintain sobriety and recovery.

Audience
Clinical practitioners, researchers and graduate students

Hardbound, 120 Pages

Published: August 2012

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-398518-7

Contents

  • Chapter 1, Addiction and its Etiology

    • Definition & Characteristics of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.
    • Incidence Report: Alcoholism in the Family.
    • Incidence Report: Gloria Drug Abuse (Cross Addiction)

    Chapter 2, Common Psychoactive Drugs

    • CNS Stimulants
    • CNS Depressants & Hypnotics
    • CNS Hallucinogens
    • Alcohol
    • Women & Alcohol
    • Drug-Screening Procedures
    • Cocaine
    • Cannabis
    • Active Compounds (Cannabinoids) in Marijuana
    • Amphetamines
    • Sedatives, Hypnotics and Anxiolytics
    • Hallucinogen
    • Opioids: Heroin
    • Harm Reduction

    Chapter 3, Management of Addiction

    • Evaluation/Assessment
    • A Case Study: Familial Depression
    • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
    • Motivational Interviewing Transcript
    • Classification Format of Pathology
    • Treatment

    Chapter 4, Theories of Treatment

    • Psychotherapy
    • Adlerian Theory
    • Behavior Therapy
    • Social Cognitive Theory/Learning
    • Rational-Emotive-Behavioral-Therapy (REBT)
    • The ABC model of REBT
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Gestalt Therapy (Meaningful Whole)
    • Existential Theory
    • Motivational Enhancement Theory (MET)
    • Person-Centered Therapy
    • Psycho-analytical Therapy
    • Reality/Choice Control Therapy
    • Support Groups (After Care programs)
    • Special Focus programs
    • Alternative Incarceration Program (AIP)

    Chapter 5, The Impact & Treatment of Drug Addiction

    • Family & Drug Addiction
    • Culture & Drug Addiction
    • Women & Drug Addiction
    • Older Adults & Drug Addiction
    • Mental illness & Drug Addiction
    • Sexual Minorities (LGBTQ) & Drug Addiction
    • Addiction & Diseases (‘Addicted’brain, HIV.AIDS, Hepatitis)
    • Culture-Centered Treatment Program
    • ‘Cultural bias’Treatment Model.
    • Concept of the Model
    • Al-Anon
    • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM): Patient Placement Criteria (PPC) 

    Chapter 6, Pharmacotherapy (Medication Therapy)

    • Current Medication Management of Alcohol Dependence
    • Drug Detoxification & Maintenance Treatment
    • Levels of Care in Structured Programs
    • ‘Replacement’ Theory
    • Ibogaine Therapy
    • Nutrition & Recovery

    Chapter 7, Crisis Intervention.

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