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Title Tobacco cessation and substance abuse treatment in women's healthcare : a clinical guide / Byron C. Calhoun, Tammi Lewis, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2016
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Contents Introduction: Abuse of Tobacco and Substances -- Physiology of Nicotine -- Physiology of EtOH and Opiate Receptors -- Women's Specific Issues -- Health Effects -- Pregnancy Effects -- Tobacco Cessation -- Addictions Counseling -- Therapeutic Substitution -- Appendix: Protocols and Guidelines
Summary This book is a comprehensive guide to the screening, management, and treatment of female patients with addictions. There are a range of clinical issues specific to women with substance use disorders and substance abuse during pregnancy is known to have deleterious effects on neonates. This book focuses on the effective care of the addicted patient and discusses novel outpatient therapy, therapeutic substitution, abstinence therapy, and the importance of counseling in the delivery of care. Topics include the physiology of nicotine, opiates, EtOH, and other substances of abuse; the role of receptors and neurotransmitters in addiction; the effects of tobacco and substance abuse on women' s health; and tobacco cessation methods. Featuring practical approaches to gender-responsive treatment, Tobacco Cessation and Substance Abuse in Women's Healthcare is a valuable resource for obstetricians, gynecologists, family medicine practitioners, and residents hoping to expand their knowledge of tobacco cessation and substance abuse in women's health
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed on March 25, 2016)
Subject Women -- Substance use -- Treatment.
Women -- Tobacco use -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Calhoun, Byron C., editor
Lewis, Tammi, editor
ISBN 9783319267104 (electronic bk.)
3319267108 (electronic bk.)
3319267086 (print)
9783319267081 (print)