An Overview.- Depressants.- Alcoholism: An Introduction.- Alcoholism: Acute Treatment.- Stimulants: Amphetamines and Cocaine.- Opioids and Other Analgesics.- Cannabinols.- Hallucinogens and Related Drugs.- Glues, Inhalants, and Aerosols.- Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs and Some Prescription Drugs.- Xanthines (Caffeine) and Nicotine.- Multidrug Abuse and Dependence.- Emergency Problems: A Quick Overview.- Rehabilitation.
The most up-to-date clinically oriented guide in the field of drug and alcohol abuse
"This is an excellent text for the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse/dependence problems....The chapters are concise and the information delivered in a clear, precise manner. The two chapters on alcohol are particularly well donw....Overall, a very handy reference to have on your shelf. 5 stars!" Brett C. Pyler, MD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Published in Doody's Book Review "In conclusion, Drug and Alcohol Abuse should be on the library shelf of any professional who deals with substance abuse or dependence issues. It also serves as a very helpful guide for students who are interested in pursuing a discipline that will involve working with individuals with substance use disorders. Dr. Schuckit has done a wonderful job in his sixth edition... ." Lon R. Hays, MD, MBA, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Published in The American Journal on Addictions.