Addictions: From Pathophysiology to Treatment
by David Belin (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 486
Addiction, increasingly perceived as a heterogeneous brain disorder, is one of the most peculiar psychiatric pathologies in that its management involves various, often non-overlapping, resources from the biological, psychological, medical, economical, social, and legal realms.
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- US Dept. of Health and Human Services Staff
This book provides a detailed description of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction, including optional approaches such as comprehensive maintenance treatment, detoxification, and medically supervised withdrawal.
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
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- National Academies Press
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by Kathleen Carroll - National Institutes of Health
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