Description : The Management of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems clearly and succinctly provides an up-to-date resource on this topic. It introduces the fundamentals of alcohol and drug misuse as applied to a clinical setting, complete with assessment, diagnostic, and management strategies and tools. The book is organised into four main parts: * the first part sets the context for drug use, including historical aspects, aetiology, assessment, and general treatment considerations * the second part provides details of drugs used, their pharmacology, epidemiology, and specific ways of assessing and treating the problems arising from misuse of each drug * the third part applies the knowledge gained so far by closely examining specific populations in which drug and alcohol issues are especially problematic * the last part is a concise review of specific issues that arise during clinical practice, including aspects of safe prescribing and clinical practice The book presents scholarly information in an understandable and readable format by Australian and New Zealand experts in the field and combines theory and clinical practice. Case histories are used to illustrate important clinical issues, and key practice points and further reading help to guidereaders. The Management of Alcohol and Other Problems is written for medical practitioners in training, but is also intended as an evidence-based reference text for medical staff of all levels of experience.
Description : This manual contains guidance for companies of all sizes on how to design, implement and manage workplace substance abuse prevention programmes. Prepared in collaboration with the UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention, it draws upon the lessons learned from a wide range of prevention initiatives set up by companies around the world. Issues considered include: the physiological effects of alcoholism and drug abuse, substance abuse and the workplace, the shift in emphasis towards the prevention approach, programme planning and sustainability strategies, and linkage with community support services for workers.
Description : This expanded edition of the successful Graywind title, Managing Your Drug and Alcohol Problem: Therapist Guide provides an evidence-based treatment protocol for all types of substance use disorders. Designed to accompany the Managing Your Addictive Behavior: Workbook, Second Edition, this guide provides clinicians with valuable strategies for working with substance use disorders by focusing on specific issues involved in both stopping substance abuse and changing behaviors or lifestyle aspects that contribute to continued substance abuse. In addition to addressing professional approaches/attitudes toward the substance abusing client, assessment, psychosocial and pharamacotherapeutic treatment, and self-help programs, this expanded edition also includes a new chapter on the management of a co-occurring psychiatric disorder.TreatmentsThatWorkTM represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions! DT All programs have been rigorously tested in clinical trials and are backed by years of research DT A prestigious scientific advisory board, led by series Editor-In-Chief David H. Barlow, reviews and evaluates each intervention to ensure that it meets the highest standard of evidence so you can be confident that you are using the most effective treatment available to date DT Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available DT Our corresponding workbooks contain psychoeducational information, forms and worksheets, and homework assignments to keep clients engaged and motivated DT A companion website (www.oup.com/us/ttw) offers downloadable clinical tools and helpful resources DT Continuing Education (CE) Credits are now available on select titles in collaboration with PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER)
Description : 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. An insight into Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Psychotherapy with evidence based practices Aftercare programs Classification and effects of psychoactive drugs Drug screening procedures Motivational Interviewing Causes and Treatment of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Life and clinical experiences Culture and Drug Addiction Levels of Care in Structured Programs
Description : The premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fourth Edition, with up-to-the-minute insights from more than 150 experts at the front lines of patient management and research. This edition features expanded coverage of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and complete information on “club drugs” such as Ecstasy. New sections focus on addiction in children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly and women’s health issues, including pregnancy. The expanded behavioral addictions section now includes hoarding, shopping, and computer/Internet abuse. Includes access to a Companion wesbite that has fully searchable text.
Description : Abuse of drugs and alcohol may cause serious difficulties at work including deterioration in job performance. Abuse is caused by a range of personal, family, social or work situations or a combination of such factors. This report presents a variety of multidisciplinary approaches to the prevention, assistance, treatment and rehabilitation of alcohol- and drug-related problems in the workplace. Although experience has shown the difficulty of eliminating substance abuse, the policies presented are likely to yield constructive results for workers and employers alike.
Description : 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.