Clinical Addiction Psychiatry is an anthology of essays that represent the most current and authoritative information now available on addiction theory, practice and research, covering dozens of provocative, fascinating and essential subdomains of the field. Each chapter is authored by a recognized authority in the field and detailed attention is paid to environment, genetics, culture and spirituality as well as treatment and pharmacology. History, street culture, and medical science are brought together in masterful discussions that encompass the full spectrum of addictive disorders, emphasizing assessment and clinical management. This unique resource gathers complex medical and scientific data in a way which is accessible to both health care professionals and readers without medical or psychology backgrounds. Essential reading for addiction counselors and other mental health professionals, this book will also be of interest to patients and their families, and residents and physicians in all fields of medicine. Features • Addresses three major topics in addiction: theory, real world and clinical practice • Emphasizes clinical management strategies and covers the full range of addictions, not just substance abuse • Covers the psychosocial aspects of addiction and provides up-to-date, informative and stimulating discussion throughout Table of Contents Preface Part I. Theory: 1. Death, drugs, and rock and roll David Brizer 2. The disease concept Mark Schenker 3. Medical sequelae of addiction Michael Weaver 4. Suicide and substance abuse Samoon Ahmad 5. Abstinence as a goal Lawrence M. Westreich 6. Ibogaine therapy for substance abuse disorders Deborah C. Mash 7. Therapeutic communities in the new millennium George deLeon 8. Cosmetic psychopharmacology: drugs that enhance well-being, performance, and creativity Richard Rosenthal and Lawrence M. Westreich 9. Psychotherapeutic paradigms and the prescription pad: treating drug addiction with drugs Ed Paul 10. Six key areas when working with addicts Kathleen Tracy Part II. Real World: 11. The twelve step approach Marc Galanter 12. Alcoholism Jerome Levin 13. Alcoholism in primary care Mack Lipkin and Joshua Lee 14. Nicotine addiction and smoking cessation Neil Hartman 15. Clinical aspects of cocaine and methamphetamine dependence Arnold Washton 16. Methadone treatment Robert Maslansky 17. Psychoactive prescription drug abuse Bernard Salzman and Peter Micheels Part III. Praxis: 18. Pain management and addiction treatment Robert Maslansky 19. Psychotherapy and addiction Ed Paul 20. EEG neurofeedback therapy Mark Steinberg and Siegfried Othmer 21. The new pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence Barbara Mason 22. Dialectical behavioral therapy adapted to the treatment of concurrent borderline personality disorder and substance use disorders Shelley McMain 23. Addiction and emergency Richard Gallagher 24. Ear acupuncture in addiction treatment Michael Smith Index.