Pharmacology and Treatment of Substance Abuse: Evidence-and Outcome-Based Perspectives

Lee M. Cohen, Frank L. Collins, Alice M. Young, Dennis E. McChargue, Thad R. Leffingwell, Katrina L. Cook

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Given the prevalence of substance abuse in general clinical populations, it is important for healthcare providers to have knowledge and skill in the treatment of these problems. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) involves the integration of the best evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. This text is designed as a bridge for practitioners that will provide up-to-date evidence reviews as well as information on how to best keep up with emerging trends in the field. The editors have gathered expert authors to provide a much needed summary of the current status of the evidence based practice for both the assessment and treatment of specific substance use disorders.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages682
ISBN (Electronic)9781135704018
ISBN (Print)9780805859683
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


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