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The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction : Best Practices and New Frontiers, Hardback Book

The Assessment and Treatment of Addiction : Best Practices and New Frontiers Hardback

Edited by Itai Danovitch, Larissa, MD Mooney


Get a quick, expert overview of all types of addiction - from addiction and substance use disorders to behavioral addictions and more.

This practical resource presents a focused summary of today's current knowledge on topics of interest to all health care professionals who work with those who suffer from this wide-ranging problem.

It provides current, relevant information on emerging findings, best practices, and treatment challenges, covering a variety of assessment and treatment strategies and making it a one-stop resource for staying up to date in this critical area. Discusses precision health in addiction; the latest trend of electronic cigarettes; state-of-the-art treatments for opioid use disorder and cannabis use disorder; best practices for chronic pain; prevention among adolescents; the role of physicians in the prescription drug epidemic; and the role of integrative interventions in addiction treatment. Includes coverage of behavioral addictions such as internet, sex, and gambling; food addiction; PTSD and substance use disorders; preventing relapse; the neurobiology of addiction; and more. Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into one convenient resource.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 252 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychiatry
  • ISBN: 9780323548564

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