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Addiction casebook

Herron, Abigail J., 1977- editor.

Washington, District of Columbia ; London, England : American Psychiatric Publishing 2014

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  • Title:
    Addiction casebook
  • Author: Herron, Abigail J., 1977- editor.; Levounis, Petros, editor.; American Psychiatric Association Content Provider
  • Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia ; London, England : American Psychiatric Publishing
  • Creation Date: 2014
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (231 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Description:

    The Addiction Casebook consists of 13 clinical cases that exemplify DSM-5 addiction diagnoses commonly encountered in clinical practice. Written in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner, the book complements substance abuse textbooks by providing hands-on experience with real-life situations and updated information relating to DSM-5® diagnoses.


  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Cover; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Part I. Introduction; 1 DSM-5 Criteria for Substance Use Disorders: Recommendations and Rationale; Part II. Substance-Related Disorders; 2 Alcohol: Conundrums of Co-occurring Disorders; 3 Caffeine: The Ins and Outs of Caffeine; 4 Cannabis: A Natural Dilemma; 5 Hallucinogens: The Mind Field of Oswald: A Case of Hallucinogen Intoxication; 6 Inhalants: Just say N[sub(2)]O!; 7 Opioids: Finding the Off Switch; 8 Sedatives, Hypnotics, or Anxiolytics: Sleepless Nights and the Magic Pills
    9 Stimulants: Sex, Drugs, and Techno: Gay Men and Crystal Methamphetamine10 Tobacco: From Social Norm to Modern Day Faux Pas; 11 Other (or Unknown) Substances: The Brave New World of Bath Salts and Other Synthetic Drugs; Part III. Non-Substance-Related Disorder; 12 Gambling: The Woman Who Became Tired of Trying to Predict the Future; Part IV. Condition for Further Study; 13 Internet: Why Are Drug Addicts and People Who Use the Internet Both Called "Users?"; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
  • Identifier: ISBN1-58562-535-3