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The ASAM Handbook of Addiction Medicine

The ASAM Handbook of Addiction Medicine

Cover image of ASAM Handbook of Addiction MedicineThe American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine is a practical, evidence-based guide to the identification and treatment of substance use disorders. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, it begins with screening and brief intervention and an overview of treatment. This is followed by substance-specific chapters covering: alcohol, sedatives, opioids, tobacco, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabinoids, inhalants, anabolic steroids and prescription drug misuse. Substance-specific chapters cover pharmacology, acute effects and intoxication, withdrawal, medical complications and treatment. The handbook concludes with chapters on the medical care of patients with substance use disorders, psychiatric co-occurring disorders, special populations and ethical and legal considerations. Chapters include practical tools and treatment protocols that can be used in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Editors: Darius Rastegar, MD and Michael Fingerhood, MD
Publication Date: September 3, 2015
Pages: 576
ISBN/ISSN: 9780190214647
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