". . .This book represents a major effort in the field of Drug and Alcohol Addiction. It not only covers a wide variety of topics but has put together an impressive overall view of the field done by leading researchers and clinicians obviously selected by their ability to integrate research and clinical practice, to summarize information, and to provide a critical look at their work and that of others. The book also achieves the objective of being comprehensive in approach and content to a wide variety of readers. Its organization, style, and language are clear and concise, and the pertinent facts are clearly presented. The editor is correct when stating that no other single book in this field has this depth and breadth of information. This is a resource that no individual with an interest in drug abuse should ignore. "
---The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
"Prevalence and Patterns of Use Epidemiology of Alcohol Addiction: United States, John E. Helzer and Audrey Burnam Epidemiology of Alcohol Addiction: International, John E. Helzer Special Populations Drug and Alcohol Effects on Pregnancy and the Newborn, Ira J. Chasnoff Women, Alcohol, and Drugs, Sheila B. Blume Adolescents Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Addiction and Its Consequences: An Overview, Dorynne Czechowicz Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Addiction: Diagnosis and Assessment, J. Calvin Chatlos Diagnosis Criteria for Diagnosis, Theresa A. Kosten and Thomas R. Kosten Alcoholism as a Medical Disorder, Samuel B. Guze, C. Robert Cloninger, Ronald Martin, and Paula J. Clayton Pharmacology of Drugs Alcohol Marijuana, Mark S. Gold Hallucinogens, Richard B. Seymour and David E. Smith Medical Implications Medical Consequences of Drug and Alcohol Addiction, David G. Benzer Neurological Effects of Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Anne Geller Behavior Drug Self-Administration Research in Drug and Alcohol Addiction, John D. Roache and Richard A. Meisch Psychiatric Implications Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Steven M. Mirin and Roger D. Weiss Suicide in Drug and Alcohol Addiction, David E. Sternberg Genetics Biological Vulnerability to Alcoholism, Marc A. Schuckit Neurochemistry A Neuroanatomical and Neurochemical Approach to Drug and Alcohol Addiction: Clinical and Research Considerations, Norman S. Miller and Mark S. Gold The Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Alcohol and Drugs of Addiction, Lawrence E. Hoeschen Education Alcohol and Drug Addiction in the Psychiatric Curriculum, Joseph Westermeyer Education of Primary Care Physicians, David C. Lewis Laboratory Testing for Drugs Laboratory Methodology for Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Karl Verebey Clinical Implications of Federal Regulations on Laboratory Testing for Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Addiction, David M. Martin, Matthew E. Weinstein, and Ronald I. Dozoretz Family The Family in Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Edward Kaufman Coaddiction: Treatment of the Family Member, David J. Nyman and James Cocores Special Topics Drug and Alcohol Addiction and AIDS, Nathan M. Kravis, Carol J. Weiss, and Samuel W. Perry Protracted Withdrawal Syndromes from Benzodiazepines, Heather Ashton Countertransference Issues in the Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Addiction, John E. Imhof Drug and Alcohol Use and Addiction Among Physicians, Gregory B. Collins Emergencies Drug and Alcohol Emergencies, Andrew E. Slaby and Steven D. Martin Prevention Children and Adolescents and Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Addiction: Review of Prevention Strategies, Karol L. Kumpfer Interventions Interventions for Recovery in Drug and Alcohol Addiction, David J. Mersey The Use of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous by the Physician in Treating Drug and Alcohol Addiction, John N. Chappel Pharmacolgical Treatment Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Clinical Features, Pathophysiology, and Treatment, Terry K. Schultz Update on Methadone Maintenance, George E. Woody and Charles P. O'Brien Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions for Cocaine Addiction, Thomas R. Kosten "