Substance Abuse

Joyce H. Lowinson

The premier textual content on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its up to date and expanded Fourth Version, with up-to-the-minute insights from greater than 150 specialists on the entrance traces of affected person administration and analysis. This version options expanded protection of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and full info on “membership medicine” equivalent to Ecstasy. New sections deal with habit in youngsters, adolescents, adults, and the aged and girls’s well being points, together with being pregnant. The expanded behavioral addictions part now consists of hoarding, buying, and laptop/Web abuse.  Consists of entry to a Companion wesbite that has absolutely searchable textual content.