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Author Seivewright, Nicholas.

Title Community treatment of drug misuse.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.298 SEIV    AVAILABLE
Physical description 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Studies in social and community psychiatry.
Contents Drug misuse as a social problem 3 -- Risk factors for drug misuse 4 -- Role of treatment 6 -- Inpatient and residential treatment 8 -- Part I Treatments -- 1 Methadone maintenance: a medical treatment for social reasons? 17 -- 2 More than methadone? The case for other substitute drugs 49 -- 3 Achieving detoxification and abstinence 82 -- 4 Treatment of nonopiate misuse 118 -- Part II Providing clinical services -- 5 Community drug services 153 -- 6 Treatment of drug misuse in primary care 167 -- 7 Balancing security and accessibility 176 -- 8 Dual diagnosis--drug misuse and psychiatric disorder 190 -- Epilogue Future directions 204 -- Scope of treatment 204 -- Opioid substitution 205 -- Security of treatment 206 -- Evidence-based practice 207 -- Stimulant misuse 208 -- Hepatitis C 209 -- Detoxification 210 -- Child protection 210 -- Appendix 1 Protocols for quick detoxification from heroin 212 -- Appendix 2 Opioid equivalent dosages 215.
Summary Combines highly practical approach with strong research base to provide comprehensive guide to treatment and service provision.
Subject Drug abuse -- Treatment.
Methadone maintenance.
Drug addicts -- Services for.
ISBN 0521590914 £60.00
0521665620 (paperback) £22.95