By H. Westley Clark, Linda Hutchings (auth.), Bankole A. Johnson (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1441903372

ISBN-13: 9781441903372

ISBN-10: 1441903380

ISBN-13: 9781441903389

The spectrum of dependancy issues provides practitioners with a number of challenges—among them the widening hole among a becoming facts base and the interpretation of this data into remedy results. Addiction Medicine addresses this disconnect, in actual fact explaining the function of mind functionality in drug taking and different habit-forming behaviors, and employing this biobehavioral framework to the supply of evidence-based therapy. Its cutting-edge assurance offers clinically appropriate info on not just conventional resources of habit resembling cocaine, opiates, and alcohol, but additionally extra lately well-known components of abuse (e.g., steroids, inhalants) in addition to behavioral addictions (e.g., binge consuming, compulsive playing, hoarding). present behavioral and scientific treatments are mentioned extensive, and the book’s shut recognition to social context provides readers an further lens for personalizing therapy.

An foreign panel of specialist members deals the main up to date info on:

  • Diagnosis and type.
  • Neurobiological and molecular theories of addiction
  • Behavioral suggestions of addiction
  • Clinical facets of habit to a variety of components, together with opiates, stimulants, sedatives, hallucinogens, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine
  • Science-based therapies: pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenetics, capability vaccines, short and compliance-enhancing interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral administration, and different psychosocial interventions
  • Behavioral addictions—including compulsive consuming, net messaging, and hypersexuality—and their treatment
  • Addiction in particular populations, together with youth, the aged, pregnant girls, and future health care professionals
  • Legal, incapacity, and rehabilitation issues

At as soon as accomplished and integrative, AddictionMedicine is a necessary textual content and a practice-expanding instrument for psychiatrists, healthiness psychologists, pharmacologists, social staff, drug counselors, trainees, and normal physicians/family practitioners.

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The law also acknowledges the fact that some states have already implemented parity laws, some of which may be stronger than the federal laws. In such cases, stronger state laws will not be pre-empted. In short, the Wellstone/Domenici bill does not require the inclusion of substance use disorder treatment services in a health insurance benefits plan; it only requires parity of benefit structure with other health benefits if the substance use disorder treatment benefit is offered. Thus, the evolving debate about health care reform, centering on universal access to health care services, poses the greater challenge for those who require substance abuse treatment services, those Emerging Health Perspectives who provide such services, and those who refer patients to such services.

In fact, the SOCIOECONOMIC POLITICAL CONTEXT Governance Macroeconomic Policies Social Policies Labor Market, Housing, Land. Public Policies, Education, Health, Social protection, Drug Laws*, Immigration laws* Culture and Societal Value Socioeconomic Position Social Class Gender Ethnicity (racism) Sexual Orientation* Age* Legal Status* Education Material Circumstances (Living and Working Conditions, Food & Water Availability, etc) Behaviors and Biological Factors (including alcohol and drug use)* IMPACT ON EQUITY IN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Psychological Factors Social cohesion & Social Capital Occupation Health System Income STRUCTURAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH INEQUITIES INTERMEDIARY DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH Fig.

4 trillion in 2007, or $7900 per person. Total health care spending represented 17% of the gross domestic product, with spending on substance abuse treatment rising from $9 billion in 1986 to $21 billion in 2003 and projected to increase to $35 billion in 2014. 3% in 2003, with further declines in share of total health spending in 2014 [20]. It is estimated that public payers are responsible for over 77% of the expenditures for substance abuse treatment in 2003, and this number is expected to increase to 83% of expenditures by 2014.

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