1. Introduction: Addiction from a Clinical Perspective
2. Screening and Brief Intervention
3. Overview of Substance Use Disorder Treatment
7. Nicotine and Tobacco
8. Cocaine, Methamphetam
9. Hallucinogens and Dissociatives
11. Inhalants: Volatile Organic Compounds, Anaesthetics and Nitrites
12. Anabolic Steroids and Athletes
13. Prescription Drugs
14. Medical Care for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
15. Psychiatric Co-Occurring Disorders
16. Special Populations
17. Ethical and Legal Considerations
The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine, Second Edition is a practical, evidence-based guide to caring for individuals with substance use disorder. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, this new edition adopts non-stigmatizing language related to addiction and includes new material on LGBTQ care, vaping, and harm reduction. The second edition also carefully presents a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care.
To learn more about the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and its commitment to providing the best resources for addiction clinicians, please visit http://www.asam.org.
• Endorsed and supported by the American Society of Addiction Medicine
• Provides practical guidance on caring for patients with addiction
• Written for generalists and non-addiction specialists
• Evidence-based with numerous references to primary literature and randomized clinical trials
• Darius Rastegar, Assciate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
• Michael I. Fingerhood, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Chief, Division of Addiction Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine