Psychiatric complications of alcohol and drug misuse must be recognised and treated confidently. This book provides information to meet the needs of practising psychiatrists and will be useful to physicians, psychologists and social workers. A clear review of the aetiology, epidemiology, treatment and prevention of dependence on and misuse of alcohol and illicit and prescribed drugs is presented. With a balance of theory, recent research and practical clinical guidelines, the book covers specific and common problems in mental health as well as in general medicine.
Publisher: The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 466 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
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