Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2009

496 Pages | 14 b/w line drawings & a 4-page color plate section

ISBN: 9780199539338

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Addiction Medicine

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, Jane Marshall, John Saunders, John Saunders, E. Jane Marshall, and David Nutt

  • An evidence-based, concise and practical guide to the management of people with substance use disorders
  • Covers specific types of psychoactive substance and treatment options
  • Focuses on specific groups placing addiction medicine within the broad professional and legal context
  • 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

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