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Title Treating alcohol and drug abuse : an evidence based review / edited by Mats Berglund, Sten Thelander, Egon Jonsson ; [with a foreword by Henry R. Kranzler]
Edition [English edition]
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 631 pages) : illustrations
Contents Intervention against hazardous alcohol consumption : secondary prevention of alcohol problems -- Psychosocial treatment for alcohol dependence -- Pharmacotherapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome -- Pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence -- The long-term course in alcohol and drug dependence -- Psychosocial treatment for drug dependence -- Pharmacotherapy for opioid withdrawal -- Pharmacotherapy for opioid dependence -- Pharmacotherapy for cocaine dependence -- Pregnancy, neonatal period, and substance abuse
Summary What are the most promising strategies to treat alcohol and drug abuse? What are their medical implications? Despite the enormous resources spent on treating alcoholism and drug dependence, there is still no satisfactory evaluation of their effectiveness or of the cost of the different alternatives. Programs designed to treat substance abuse should be built on a foundation of evidence-based knowledge. Yet it is almost impossible to cope with the increasing amount of scientific literature. This book thus represents a guide through the myriads of articles. The most comprehensive scientific revie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from Swedish
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Subject Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Treatment Outcome.
Genre/Form Review.
Form Electronic book
Author Berglund, Mats.
Jonsson, Egon.
Thelander, Sten.
ISBN 3527601465
3527605169 (electronic bk.)
9783527605163 (electronic bk.)