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Title Addiction medicine : principles and practice / edited by Paul Haber, Carolyn Day and Michael Farrell.
Imprint Research, Victoria : IP Communications, Pty. Ltd., 2015.
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 SCGH Library  616.86 ADD 2015    AVAILABLE


Call # SCGH Held
Phys. Description xxiii, 464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The history of psychoactive substance use and problems and social responses to them -- The epidemiology of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use and their contribution to the burden of disease -- Behavioural science and addiction -- Public health responses to drug and alcohol use -- Legal framework -- Ethical issues in addiction medicine and bioscience -- Pathways of care -- Substance use in global context: drugs and conflict -- Clinical assessment -- Therapeutic relationship -- Dancing in step - using psychological interventions throughout substance use disorder treatment -- Screening and brief interventions -- Drug testing and biomarkers of alcohol consumption -- Responsible prescribing -- Medico-legal assessment and report writing in addiction medicine -- Intoxication and overdose -- Withdrawal -- Mental health comorbidities -- Physical comorbidities -- Pain management and pharmaceutical opioids -- Pregnancy, infant, and parenting -- Tobacco -- Alcohol use disorders -- Opioids -- Cannabis -- Stimulants, hallucinogens, and related drugs -- Benzodiazepines -- Volatile substance use -- Men and drugs -- Women and drugs -- Adolescents -- There's a tear in my beer: issues for the older patient with alcohol and substance abuse -- Drugs, alcohol, and prisoners -- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians -- Culturally and linguistically diverse groups -- People who inject drugs.
Subject Substance-Related Disorders.
Behavior, Addictive.
Other Number 2015513678
Alt Author Haber, Paul, editor.
Day, Carolyn, editor.
Farrell, Michael (Michael P.), 1956- , editor.
ISBN 9780992518165 (pbk.)
0992518164 (pbk.)