Principles of Addiction Medicine
Principles of Addiction Medicine is the go-to textbook in the specialty field of addiction medicine. The fourth edition provides core knowledge by blending scientific principles underlying addiction with the practical essentials of clinical addiction medicine.
Clinicians, doctors, and researchers rely on Principles of Addiction Medicine to define the terminology of addiction and provide a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders. Care-givers and mental health personnel depend on the text to help identify, manage, and refer patients suffering from addictive disorders. 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, pharmacologic advances screening, the brief intervention, laboratory testing, alcohol treatment.
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Principles of Addiction Medicine, Fourth Edition may be purchased for on Kindle or through the publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and includes a fully searchable online version of the text and appendices. Phone orders dial 1-800-638-3030.
The fifth edition will be available in spring 2014.