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Substance Use Disorders

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Stuart Gitlow MD, MPH
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-76998-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 78
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Designed for residents and clinicians treating patients with substance use problems

In lean and engaging prose, this handbook in the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is peppered with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Gitlow describes effective strategies and offers advice on topics such as the doctor-patient relationship, liability concerns, managed care demands, and medical ethics.

The first section explains general clinical principles and describes various diagnostic approaches. The second section addresses problems particular to specific substances, while the third discusses global issues surrounding patient care and treatment. Appendices contain information that clinicians need to access quickly.

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Stuart Gitlow MD, MPH
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-76998-3
  • Specialty:
    Advanced Practice
    Internal Medicine
    Nurse Practitioner
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
    Psychiatry
    Psychology
    Psychopharmacology
    Residents
    Substance Abuse
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 352
  • Illustrations: 3
  • Year: 2006
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 78

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