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£44.99

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Published: 25 August 2016

672 Pages

180x100mm

ISBN: 9780198714750


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Addiction Medicine

Second Edition

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt, E. Jane Marshall, Walter Ling, and Susumu Higuchi

Oxford Specialist Handbooks

  • Covers the emerging addictive disorders of gambling, online gaming and behavioural addictions
  • Covers all the specific psychoactive substance use disorders and treatment options
  • Describes the needs and relevant treatments for particular age and socio-economic groups together with the more complex clinical situations such as pain and dependence and psychiatric comorbidity
  • Features a series of appendices which provide summaries of concepts and practical tools to aid management

New to this Edition:

  • Contributors from 25 countries worldwide
  • References to evidence-based guidelines covering the major clinical syndromes
  • The contents have been expanded to include misuse of OTC opioids / prescribed opioids and anabolic steroids
  • Three new chapters on behavioural and electronic addictions, including gambling and internet based activities
  • More details on motivational interviewing, neurobiology, pharmacotherapy, and dual diagnosis
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