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Treating drug problems

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Treatment.,
  • Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-308) and index.

StatementArthur W. Blume.
SeriesWiley series on treating addiction
LC ClassificationsRC564 .B585 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3437721M
ISBN 100471484830
LC Control Number2005295563

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A wide range of hopes have been fastened on drug treatment, in keeping with the diversity among those who take a strong interest in treatment programs: clients, their families, clinicians, outside payers, employers, and public agencies. How these different expectations can be reconciled and prioritized is a fundamental question—particularly for the development of measures to assess treatment Author: Dean R. Gerstein, Henrick J. Harwood.   About the author () Arnold M. Washton, PhD, is Executive Director of Recovery Options, a private practice in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey, dedicated to treating alcohol and drug problems in executives and professionals. He also serves as Clinical Director of The Retreat at Princeton, an inpatient substance abuse treatment program. Treating Patients With Alcohol and Other Drug Problems: An Integrated Approach points out ways that therapists can deduce whether a client might be abusing drugs. The authors review the etiology of drug dependence and different methods of assessment, the range of treatment approaches and the types of patients appropriate for them, and relapse Pages: What Is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families Created for family members of people with alcohol abuse or drug abuse problems. Answers questions about substance abuse, its symptoms, different types of treatment, and recovery. Addresses concerns of children of parents with substance use/abuse problems.