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Acute care

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 4496 words.

The principles and practice of emergency care of people who have substance use disorders are presented in this chapter. The management of acute intoxication and overdose is described, with...

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Addiction Medicine

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt, E. Jane Marshall, Walter Ling and Susumu Higuchi.

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 672 pages.

Addiction Medicine is a concise and practical guide for students and practitioners of medicine, nursing, and other health professions. It provides practical information and...

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Alcohol

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 26685 words.

Chapter 9 of Addiction Medicine covers the spectrum of alcohol use disorders and their management. It describes the epidemiology and natural history of alcohol use, the pharmacology and...

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Benzodiazepines and the other sedative-hypnotics

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 5580 words.

Chapter 13 of Addiction Medicine covers the range of sedative-hypnotic drugs, principally the benzodiazepines but also the barbiturates and ‘z drugs’. The clinical indications for these...

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Cannabis

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 4748 words.

Chapter 10 of Addiction Medicine covers the epidemiology, pharmacology, and clinical syndromes related to cannabis use and provides an outline of management for cannabis use disorders....

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Epidemiology and prevention

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 5769 words.

Chapter 2 of Addiction Medicine examines the epidemiology and prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and of policy measures to reduce harm. It provides an overview of prevalence around...

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Establishing the diagnosis

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 4046 words.

Chapter 5 of Addiction Medicine covers how patients with substance use disorders may present in different areas of medical practice and provides definitions and diagnostic criteria for the...

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Gambling

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 3257 words.

Chapter 19 of Addiction Medicine outlines the impact of and management approaches for gambling disorders. Gambling, defined as betting something of value on an event which cannot be...

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Gaming

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 1840 words.

Chapter 20 of Addiction Medicine covers disorders which are related to gaming, principally its online or electronic forms such as multiplayer war games. These games are played against...

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Hallucinogens and dissociative drugs

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 1696 words.

Chapter 15 of Addiction Medicine covers hallucinogens and dissociative drugs. Hallucinogens are a large and diverse group of substances, some of which occur in fungi and plants and some...

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