Encyclopedia of substance abuse prevention, treatment, & recovery

  title={Encyclopedia of substance abuse prevention, treatment, \& recovery},
  author={Gary L. Fisher and Nancy Roget},
Substance abuse is one of the most frequent and serious problems encountered by human service workers, criminal justice professionals, and clinicians. Unfortunately, many professionals in these fields receive little, if any, formal training about this problem. Our planned encyclopedia presents state-of-the-art research and evidence-based applications in A-to-Z format. Rather than create a compendium of specific drugs and drug effects, for which there are any number of fine titles already… Expand
Treating Substance Abuse: Partner and Family Approaches
Clinicians are increasingly interested in understanding substance misuse from a systemic perspective and exploring how partner- and family-involved interventions may be used to address individuals' substance abuse. Expand
Management of Substance Use Disorder in Military Services: A Comprehensive Approach
In this review, various methods for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorders are gathered and a comprehensive plan for Iran Armed Forces to improve existing services is suggested. Expand
Review on Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
There is need for enhanced interventional research that aims at providing an overview of conceptual issues relating to factors that influence treatment outcomes and identifying gaps and directions for improving treatment and treatment outcomes. Expand
Trends in Substance Use Treatment Admissions among the Homeless in the United States: 2005-2015
Substance abuse is a significant public health problem among the homeless population in the United States. In this study, we sought to investigate the recent patterns of substance abuse amongExpand
Addiction in the Workplace: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment Options
Untreated drug and alcohol-addicted adults can cause health, safety, and financial strain in various sectors of our communities. Because the majority of substance abusers are working adults,Expand
Vulnerability to Addictive Disorders and Substance Abuse in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
The next wave of preventive and treatment interventions will take advantage of advances in identifying those with the highest risk of progressing to dependence and early health problems and will tailor treatment to each individual to forestall future problems. Expand
Patient registries for substance use disorders
The establishment of computer-based SUD patient registries can be assisted by wide adoption of electronic health record systems, which can facilitate the advancement of SUD treatment research efforts and improve patient care. Expand
Imaging Substance Use and Misuse: Psychostimulants
Neuroimaging provides a dynamic window on the effects of psychoactive substances on the structure and function of human brain. As a field, neuroimaging of substance abuse is broad and includesExpand
Narrating the journey of sustained recovery from substance use disorder
Key aspects of the 12-Step programme and further education and development were found to spiritually support sustained recovery and seem to facilitate the adaptation to transition from addiction to sobriety. Expand
Re-envisioning Addiction Treatment: A Six-Point Plan
Six actions are proposed that could help reorient and revitalize clinical work to conceptualize and treat addictive disorders within a psychiatric/mental health framework and integrate the growing developments in recovery culture with formal treatment. Expand