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The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition

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The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition

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Richard K. Ries MD, FAPA, FASAM

Dr. Richard Ries is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ries serves as Associate Director of the University of Washington Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program. He is board certified in Psychiatry and certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society for Addiction Medicine, and in Addiction Psychiatry (1993) by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Richard Saitz MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM

Dr. Saitz is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Director of the Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit in the Section of General Internal Medicine at the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Saitz received his MD from Boston University and his MPH in Quantitative Methods from Harvard University.

David A. Fiellin, MD

Professor of Medicine, Investigative Medicine and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.
Shannon C. Miller MD, FASAM, DFAPA

Medical Director, Dual Diagnosis & Outpatient Clinics, Program Director, VA Fellowship in Addiction Medicine Research, VAMC, Cincinnati; Co-Program Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, Associate Director of Education & T

  • Covering key areas such as core of addiction medicine; diagnosis, assessment and early intervention; pharmacologic interventions; behavioral interventions; co-occurring addiction and psychiatric disorders; and ethical, legal and liability issues in addiction practice
  • Numerous two-color figures, tables and diagrams illustrate the content
  • Chapters include case examples and a range of therapy and treatment options
  • Bibliography of research publications provided at end of each chapter

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  • Automatic information updates include removal of redundant or outdated information
Book Details

The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition

  • ISBN: 978-1-4511-7357-4

  • Price: $249.99

  • Pages: 1795

  • Format: Hardbound

Table of Contents
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Chapter 9: Pharmacology of Opioids
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Chapter 85: Substance Induced Mental Disorders
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