Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (2nd Ed. )

DIANE Publishing, 2011 - 70 ˹
This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Addresses addiction to a wide variety of drugs, incl. nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs. Contents: Principles of effective treatment; Why do drug-addicted persons keep using drugs?; What is Drug Addiction Treatment (DAT)?; How effective is it?; How long does DAT last?; How do we get more substance-abusing people into DAT?; What are the unique needs of women, and adolescents with substance use disorders?; Are there DAT for older adults, and people addicted to prescription drugs?; Is the use of medications like methadone and buprenorphine simply replacing one drug addiction with another?; Where do 12-step or self-help programs fit into DAT?; How does DAT help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, and other infectious diseases?