Originally published in 1995, this title provides a practical examination of the problems of substance abuse and abuse among persons with chronic mental disorders. Epidemiologic, diagnostic, and treatment issues are examined, as well as the problems of special populations and systems issues. This book will be of interest to practising clinicians in both the mental health and substance abuse treatment sectors.
List of Contributors. 1. Introduction Anthony F. Lehman and Lisa B. Dixon Section 1: Background and Diagnostic Issues 2. Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders Among Persons with Chronic Mental Illnesses Kim T. Mueser, Melanie Bennett and Matthew G. Kushner 3. Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Dual Disorders Joseph Westermeyer 4. Assessment of Substance Use Among Persons with Chronic Mental Illnesses Robert E. Drake and Carolyn Mercer-McFadden Section 2: Treatment 5. Overview of Treatment Principles Robert Schwartz and Anthony F. Lehman 6. Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Schizophrenia Kate Bergman Carey 7. Mood Disorders and Substance Use Roger D. Weiss and Eileen J. Wong 8. The Comorbidity of Substance Use and Psychiatric Diagnosis Among Adolescents Jeannette L. Johnson, Nicole E. Posner and Jon E. Rolf 9. Dual Diagnosis in the Elderly Stephen Bartels and Joseph Liberto 10. HIV, Substance Abuse, and Chronic Mental Illness John C. Mahler 11. Mental Disorders Secondary to Chronic Substance Use Jill RachBeisel and David McDuff Section 3: Social System Issues 12. The Family and Dually Diagnosed Patient Kathleen Sciacca and Agnes B. Hatfield 13. Housing for the Persons with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders Lisa B. Dixon and Fred Osher 14. "Double Jeopardy": Some Legal Issues Affecting Persons with Dual Diagnoses Laura M. Champlain and Stanley S. Herr 15. Integrating Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatments for Persons with Chronic Mental Disorders: A Model Robert E. Drake, Douglas L. Noordsy and Theimann H. Ackerson 16. Human Resource Development Thomas S. Fox and Donald L. Shumway 17. Policy and Financing Issues in the Care of People with Chronic Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders M. Susan Ridgely and Lisa B. Dixon. Index
This brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of six previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1980 and 1995. The set covers a variety of perspectives and looks at a range of addictions including alcoholism, drug abuse and gambling.