Substance abuse treatment : options, challenges, and effectiveness /

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Author / Creator:Mignon, Sylvia I., author.
Imprint:New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2015]
Description:1 online resource
Subject:Substance abuse -- Treatment.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:The first compendium of all substance abuse treatment options with a focus on best practices. This is the first compendium of the entire range of options available for treating substance abuse, with a focus on effectiveness. The book synthesizes treatment approaches from medicine, psychology, sociology, and social work, and investigates regimens that range from brief interventions to the most intensive and expensive types of inpatient treatment programs. It examines controversies over best practices in substance treatment and closely analyzes current research findings and their applicability f.
Other form:Print version: Mignon, Sylvia I. Substance abuse treatment 9780826195784
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction and overview : what is treatment effectiveness?
  • Treatment goals : abstinence and harm reduction
  • Motivation for treatment
  • The substance abuse treatment industry
  • Inpatient substance abuse treatment
  • Outpatient substance abuse treatment
  • Self-help groups
  • Treatment of diverse populations
  • Treatment of co-occurring disorders (dual diagnosis)
  • Substance abuse and criminal justice populations
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • The future of substance abuse treatment.