The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine
Fifth Edition (Order Today)
The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine is the go-to textbook in the specialty field of addiction medicine. The fifth edition provides core knowledge by blending scientific principles underlying addiction with the practical essentials of clinical addiction medicine.
Clinicians, doctors, and researchers rely on The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine to define the terminology of addiction and provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment. Care-givers and mental health personnel depend on the text to help identify, manage, and refer patients suffering from addiction. Policy makers, members of press, patients, and professionals with an interest in addiction use the text to understand the science of addiction medicine.
Topics include scientific, evidence-based facts and perspectives on abuse programs, pain and addiction, co-occurring addiction and psychiatric and neuroscience disorders, psychiatry, neuroscience and neurobiology, pharmacological advances screening, the brief intervention, laboratory testing, alcohol treatment.