Addiction Medicine for Health Care Professionals, 1st Edition

Author :
Robert D Lovinger
Date of Publication: 06/2019

More people are being treated for substance abuse each year, creating a vital need for a practical, easy-to-use manual for addiction treatment providers. Addiction Medicine: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals, by Dr. Robert D. Lovinger,......view more

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More people are being treated for substance abuse each year, creating a vital need for a practical, easy-to-use manual for addiction treatment providers. Addiction Medicine: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals, by Dr. Robert D. Lovinger, provides clear, authoritative guidance on current concepts of brain functions associated with substance abuse, early management and long-term treatment protocols, and effective psychiatric co-morbidity drug therapies with the goal to provide improved personalized treatments for patients suffering from addiction.


Key Features
  • Discusses the physiological effects of substance abuse on the brain and body.
  • Summarizes current and successful addiction management protocols.
  • Examines applications and recommended drug treatments for patients susceptible to long-term relapse.
  • Covers smoking cessation and common substance abuse-linked sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.

Author Information
By Robert D Lovinger