Alcohol Abuse Treatment

Author by : Ronald R. Watson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : A major national goal is to improve the health of the populace while advancing our opportunities to pursue happiness. Simulta neously, there are both increasing health costs and increasing demands that more be accomplished with less financial support. The number of deaths attributable to the consumption of alcohol in the US is about 100,000 per year, and the annual cost of this addiction is over $100 billion. Improved treatment methods can both reduce these costs and improve health by preventing the continued exposure of abusers to the toxic effects of alcohol. This third volume of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews focuses on the strategies currently thought best for the treatment of alcohol and tobacco abuse. A variety of approaches to treating alcohol abuse employ those psychosocial factors that are known to influence alcohol use in youth and adults. Pharmacotherapy has also been evaluated at the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism by leaders in alcohol treatment research. One key review investigates forming a developmental framework for the treatment of adolescent alcohol abusers, a major challenge. Although the main emphasis is on the treatment of alcoholism, a major cofactor for many drug users is nicotine (tobacco) addiction, whose treatment is also reviewed. And the roles of learning and outpatient services are shown to affect treatment significantly. Thus, the problems confronted and solutions used in alcohol abuse treatment have here been analyzed in concise reviews that provide evidence for today's best hypoth eses and conclusions.


National Directory Of Drug And Alcohol Abuse Treatment Programs

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Causes And Consequences Of Alcohol Abuse Alcoholism Treatment Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Author by : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs
Languange : en
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Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism Prevention Treatment And Rehabilitation Act And The Drug Abuse Office And Treatment Act Authorizations

Author by : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment
Languange : en
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Broadening The Base Of Treatment For Alcohol Problems

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Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies
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Description : In this congressionally mandated study, an expert committee of the Institute of Medicine takes a close look at where treatment for people with alcohol problems seems to be headed, and provides its best advice on how to get there. Careful consideration is given to how the creative growth of treatment can best be encouraged while keeping costs within reasonable limits. Particular attention is devoted to the importance of developing therapeutic approaches that are sensitive to the special needs of the many diverse groups represented among those who have developed problems related to their use of "man's oldest friend and oldest enemy." This book is the most comprehensive examination of alcohol treatment to date.


National Directory Of Drug And Alcohol Abuse Treatment Programs

Author by : Geraldine Mooney
Languange : en
Publisher by : DIANE Publishing
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Description : A listing of Federal, State, local, & private facilities that provide drug abuse & alcoholism treatment services. Includes only those treatment facilities that are licensed, certified, or otherwise approved by their State substance abuse agencies for inclusion in the Directory & that responded to a survey. Includes facilities administered by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, the Indian Health Service, & the DoD, if they responded to the survey. The Directory is ordered alphabetically by State, by city within each State, & by facility name within each city. Codes indicate: facility function, type of care, special programs, facility setting, & third party payments. Maps.


Identification And Treatment Of Alcohol Dependency

Author by : Professor Colin R. Martin
Languange : en
Publisher by : M&K Update Ltd
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Description : Colin Martin has brought together an excellent set of contributors to produce a truly comprehensive text that will ensure all interested professionals can not only update their knowledge but also better understand each other’s roles and how best to help patients and clients through shared working to achieve a common goal of better health. This book is not just for people who see themselves as having a primary role in the field, but also for those – teachers, the police and family members – who live daily with its effects. Professor Dame Betty Kershaw University of Sheffield, UK Alcohol dependency represents an enduring problem for both the individual and wider society. Despite contemporary media coverage on increasingly dangerous levels of drinking in the United Kingdom, the fact remains that excessive alcohol consumption has been a distinguishing feature of Western society for generations. This book is arranged by a number of themed parts, largely representing the key areas in the process of facilitating access to effective clinical management. The book will also be of interest to the wider public who have an interest or concern in relation to alcohol dependency. Contents include: Part 1: Identification Part 2: Medical interventions Part 3: Psychological interventions Part 4: Contemporary issues in the identification and treatment of alcohol dependency Part 5: Clients with complex needs Part 6: Reproductive and developmental concerns


Drug And Alcohol Abuse

Author by : Marc Alan Schuckit
Languange : en
Publisher by : Plenum Publishing Corporation
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Description : Marc A. Schuckit's Drug and Alcohol Abuse has been a clinical mainstay for over a quarter century. Now the author's trusted expertise is available in a new Sixth Edition, thoroughly revised for content, updated references, and streamlined for increased usefulness.


Treating Alcohol Dependence

Author by : Peter M. Monti
Languange : en
Publisher by : Guilford Press
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Description : Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this book presents a straightforward, multi-session coping skills training program that has been proven effective in helping alcohol-dependent individuals. The volume provides everything needed to implement the program, including a clear theoretical and empirical rationale, step-by-step session guidelines, helpful clinical pointers, and over 40 reproducible client handouts, assessment instruments, and therapist forms. Sessions focus on developing key interpersonal and intrapersonal skills to help participants learn positive strategies for coping with the everyday demands of life and resisting the urge to drink. Updated throughout to reflect current ideas and research findings on addictive behavior change, the protocols in the second edition have been reorganized and streamlined for greater applicability in today's managed care settings. Two entirely new chapters provide guidelines for conducting cue exposure treatment and addressing dual diagnosis issues, with particular attention to tobacco dependence. Of special value for practitioners, the new 8.5" x 11" format makes it easier than ever to reproduce and use the practical materials in the book.


Study Guide To Substance Abuse Treatment

Author by : Philip R. Muskin M.D.
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Psychiatric Pub
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Description : Study Guide to Substance Abuse Treatment is a question-and-answer companion that allows you to evaluate your mastery of the subject matter as you progress through The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is made up of more than 375 questions divided into 53 individual quizzes of 5--10 questions each that correspond to the chapters in the Textbook. Questions are followed by an Answer Guide that references relevant text (including the page number) in the Textbook to allow quick access to needed information. Each answer is accompanied by a discussion that addresses the correct response and also (when appropriate) explains why other responses are not correct. The Study Guide's companion, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, Fifth Edition, has been thoroughly updated to reflect new findings, expanded treatment options and considerations, and expanded, in-depth discussion of special topics, enhancing the text's utility while maintaining its reputation as the foremost reference and clinical guide on the subject.