The Substance Abuse Handbook

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This excellent volume provides a cogent and concise summary of the contents of the larger Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, an important textbook of addiction. Although a synopsis of the larger textbook, this volume provides all the detail needed for not only an overview but an in-depth analysis of the topic areas.

This volume consists of 11 sections that cover the following topics: etiological factors, substance abuse, compulsive and addictive behaviors, evaluation and diagnostic classification, treatment modalities, management of associated medical conditions, life cycle, women’s issues, special groups/settings, models of prevention, and training and education.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(11):1837-1838