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Handbook of the Dually Diagnosed Patient Sylvia J. Dennison

Handbook of the Dually Diagnosed Patient By Sylvia J. Dennison

Handbook of the Dually Diagnosed Patient by Sylvia J. Dennison


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A guide to evaluating and treating patients with psychiatric illnesses and concomitant substance use disorders. It explains how drugs of abuse affect the course of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety disorders and offers advice on treatment of each illness in the presence of continued substance abuse.

Handbook of the Dually Diagnosed Patient Summary

Handbook of the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders by Sylvia J. Dennison

This new addition to the LWW Handbook Series is a practical quick-reference guide to evaluating and treating patients with psychiatric illnesses and concomitant substance use disorders. The author explains how drugs of abuse affect the course of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety disorders and offers advice on treatment of each illness in the presence of continued substance abuse. Also included are pointers for dealing with common problems such as noncompliance and withdrawal. The book is replete with treatment algorithms and case vignettes. Tables show how various drugs of abuse affect the symptoms of each psychiatric illness and interact with medications used to treat each illness.

Table of Contents

    Introduction, 1 The Language of Treatment and Treatment Modalities, 9 Evaluation and Goal Setting, 21 Reviewing the Action of Substances of Abuse, 36 Withdrawal, 55 Schizophrenia and Substance Misuse, 69 Treating Schizophrenia and Substance Misuse, 85 Bipolar Disorder and Substance Misuse, 95 Treatment of Bipolar Disorder and Substance Misuse, 106 Major Depression and Substance Misuse, 118 Treatment of Depression and Substance Misuse, 131 Anxiety Disorders, 144 Treatment of Anxiety Disorders and Substance Misuse, 155 Special Populations Among the Dually Diagnosed: Women and the Elderly, 162 Other Drugs of Abuse and Mental Illness, 174 Treating the Dually Diagnosed, 183 Subject Index, 206

Additional information

GOR012401581
9780781734752
0781734754
Handbook of the Dually Diagnosed Patient: Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders by Sylvia J. Dennison
Used - Good
Paperback
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
20030301
242
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