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Neuropathology of Drug Abuse

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Andreas Büttner. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge concerning neuropathologies resulting from drug abuse. The first chapters offer readers detailed information on the neurobiological basics of drug abuse and the results of neuroimaging studies in drug abusers. The focus of the book is on neuropathological findings in drug abusers for the predominant substances, which include cannabis, opiates, cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine and a broad spectrum of designer drug…
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Büttner, Andreas
Responsibility
Andreas Büttner
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 113 p.) : 35 illus., 33 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030605315
9783030605308 (Print ed.)
9783030605322 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Neuropsychology
Substance-Related Disorders - physiopathology
Specialty
Addiction Medicine
Neurology
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge concerning neuropathologies resulting from drug abuse. The first chapters offer readers detailed information on the neurobiological basics of drug abuse and the results of neuroimaging studies in drug abusers. The focus of the book is on neuropathological findings in drug abusers for the predominant substances, which include cannabis, opiates, cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine and a broad spectrum of designer drugs. These findings are supported by histological illustrations and discussed in connection with recent scientific publications. A specifically addressing clinicians is also included, and highlights the implications for further therapy. The book is essential reading for neuropathologists, neurologists, neuroradiologists and psychiatrists, as well as other health professionals and scientists interested and engaged in the problem of drug abuse. Although a great deal of data has been derived from animal models and from human neuroimaging studies, little is known about the morphological effects of drug abuse on the human brain. In recent years, fundamental drug-induced effects on the cellular elements of the brain have been detected. These alterations might not only be the substrate of the neuroimaging data but might also have implications for clinical research and therapy. In addition, drug abuse may induce premature neurodegeneration.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Neurobiological Basics of Drug Abuse -- 3. Neuroimaging Studies in Drug Abusers -- 4. Basic Substance Characteristics and Neuropathological Findings in Drug Abusers -- 5. Neuropathological Findings in Drug Abusers -- 6. Neurotoxicity and Neurodegeneration of Drug Abuse -- 7. Summary and Implications for Research.
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Hardwired : How Our Instincts to Be Healthy are Making Us Sick

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Robert S. Barrett, Louis Hugo Francescutti. --Cham: Springer ; Copernicus Books , c2021.
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For the first time in a thousand years, Americans are experiencing a reversal in lifespan. Despite living in one of the safest and most secure eras in human history, one in five adults suffers from anxiety as does one-third of adolescents. Nearly half of the US population is overweight or obese and one-third of Americans suffer from chronic pain – the highest level in the world. In the United States, fatalities due to prescription pain medications now surpass those of heroin and cocaine combine…
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Barrett, Robert S.
Other Authors
Francescutti, Louis Hugo
Responsibility
Robert S. Barrett, Louis Hugo Francescutti.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer ; Copernicus Books
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxv, 164 p.) : 1 illus.)
ISBN
9783030517298
9783030517281 (Print ed.)
9783030517304 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Behavior
Health Risk Behaviors
Instinct
Psychology, Medical
Risk Factors
Specialty
Psychology, Medical
Abstract
For the first time in a thousand years, Americans are experiencing a reversal in lifespan. Despite living in one of the safest and most secure eras in human history, one in five adults suffers from anxiety as does one-third of adolescents. Nearly half of the US population is overweight or obese and one-third of Americans suffer from chronic pain – the highest level in the world. In the United States, fatalities due to prescription pain medications now surpass those of heroin and cocaine combined, and each year 10% of all students on American college campuses contemplate suicide. With the proliferation of social media and the algorithms for social sharing that prey upon our emotional brains, inaccurate or misleading health articles and videos now move faster through social media networks than do reputable ones. This book is about modern health – or lack of it. The authors make two key arguments: that our deteriorating wellness is rapidly becoming a health emergency, and two, that much of these trends are rooted in the way our highly evolved hardwired brains and bodies deal with modern social change. The co-authors: a PhD from the world of social science and an MD from the world of medicine – combine forces to bring this emerging human crisis to light. Densely packed with fascinating facts and little-told stories, the authors weave together real-life cases that describe how our ancient evolutionary drives are propelling us toward ill health and disease. Over the course of seven chapters, the authors unlock the mysteries of our top health vices: why hospitals are more dangerous than warzones, our addiction to sugar, salt, and stress, our emotionally-driven brains, our relentless pursuit of happiness, our sleepless society, our understanding of risk, and finally, how world history can be a valuable tutor. Through these varied themes, the authors illustrate how our social lives are more of a determinant of health outcome than at any other time in our history, and to truly understand our plight, we need to recognize when our decisions and behavior are being directed by our survival-seeking hardwired brains and bodies.
Contents
1. Why a Hospital is the Most Dangerous Place on Earth -- 2. Why Do We Crave Bad Things? -- 3. Raising Children on War, Cartoons, and Social Media -- 4. The Truth About Happiness -- 5. Why Do We Ignore Sleep? -- 6. Are We Hardwired for Risk? -- 7. From Pandemics to Prosperity: Feeding our Hardwired Instincts.
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Textbook of Addiction Treatment : International Perspectives

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Nady el-Guebaly, Giuseppe Carrà, Marc Galanter, Alexander M. Baldacchino, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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Addiction is increasingly being recognized as a major global public health issue, and an ever-growing number of medical specialties, psychological and social science training programs, and professional associations are including addiction as part of their training and continuing education curricula. The first edition of this book presented an overview of the spectrum of addiction-related problems across different cultures around the globe. Sharing the experience and wisdom of more than 260 lead…
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el-Guebaly, Nady
Carrà, Giuseppe
Galanter, Marc
Baldacchino, Alexander M.
Responsibility
Nady el-Guebaly, Giuseppe Carrà, Marc Galanter, Alexander M. Baldacchino, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxviii, 1547 p.) : 90 illus., 70 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030363918
9783030363901 (Print ed.)
9783030363925 (Print ed.)
9783030363932 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Behavior, Addictive - therapy
Substance-Related Disorders - therapy
Specialty
Addiction Medicine
Abstract
Addiction is increasingly being recognized as a major global public health issue, and an ever-growing number of medical specialties, psychological and social science training programs, and professional associations are including addiction as part of their training and continuing education curricula. The first edition of this book presented an overview of the spectrum of addiction-related problems across different cultures around the globe. Sharing the experience and wisdom of more than 260 leading experts in the field, and promoted by the International Society of Addiction Medicine, it compared and contrasted clinical practices in the field of addiction medicine on the basis of neurobiological similarities as well as epidemiological and socio-cultural differences.Building on the success of this inaugural edition, and taking into account the formal and informal comments received as well as an assessment of current need, this textbook presents general updated information while retaining the most requested sections of the first edition as demonstrated by the number of chapter downloads. It also provides a basic text for those preparing for the ISAM annual certification exam. Written by some 220 international experts, it is a valuable reference resource for anyone interested in medicine, psychology, nursing, and social science.
Contents
Part I. Basic Sciences and Clinical Foundations -- Part II. Drugs of Abuse and Pharmacotherapies for Substance Disorders -- Part III. Behavioural Approaches -- Part IV. Main Systems Components in Addictions Treatment -- Part V. Policies and Training in Addiction -- Part VI. Behavioural Addictions & Management Implications -- Part VII. Comorbid Medical Disorders & Responses -- Part VIII. Psychiatric Comorbidities & Complications of Alcohol and Other Drugs -- Part IX. Special Interest Populations -- Part X. Children, Adolescents and Young Adults.
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PET and SPECT in Psychiatry

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Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx, Andreas Otte, Erik F.J. de Vries, Aren van Waarde, editors ; Iris E. Sommer, guest editor. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the use of PET and SPECT in the classic psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia. In addition, it discusses the application of these functional neuroimaging techniques in a variety of other conditions, including sleep disorders, eating disorders, autism, and chronic fatigue syndrome. The new edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the latest advances and results in nuclear …
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Dierckx, Rudi A.J.O.
Otte, Andreas
de Vries, Erik F.J.
van Waarde, Aren
Sommer, Iris E.
Responsibility
Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx, Andreas Otte, Erik F.J. de Vries, Aren van Waarde, editors ; Iris E. Sommer, guest editor
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 1084 p.) : 71 illus., 63 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030572310
9783030572303 (Print ed.)
9783030572327 (Print ed.)
9783030572334 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - diagnostic imaging
Neuroimaging
Neuropsychiatry
Positron-Emission Tomography - methods
Radionuclide Imaging - methods
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon - methods
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Neurology
Psychiatry
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the use of PET and SPECT in the classic psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia. In addition, it discusses the application of these functional neuroimaging techniques in a variety of other conditions, including sleep disorders, eating disorders, autism, and chronic fatigue syndrome. The new edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the latest advances and results in nuclear imaging within the field. Most chapters are written jointly by a clinical psychiatrist and a nuclear medicine expert to ensure a multidisciplinary approach. This state of the art compendium will be of value for all who have an interest in the field of neuroscience, from psychiatrists and radiologists/nuclear medicine specialists to interested general practitioners and cognitive psychologists. Companion volumes on the use of PET and SPECT in neurology and for the imaging of neurobiological systems complete a trilogy.
Contents
Part I. Basics -- 1. Neuroimaging in Psychiatric Drug Development and Radioligand Development for New Targets -- 2. Brain PET Quantification in Neuropsychiatric Research -- 3. The Role of P-Glycoprotein at the Blood–Brain Barrier in Neurological and Psychiatric Disease -- Part II. Depression and Related Disorders -- 4. Molecular Imaging of Depressive Disorders -- 5. SPECT and PET in Late-Life Depression -- 6. Neuroimaging in Seasons and Winter Depression -- 7. Bipolar Disorders -- 8. PET and SPECT in Psychiatric Complications of Parkinson’s Disease -- 9. Psychiatric Disorders in Dementia -- Part III. Anxiety Disorders -- 10. PET and SPECT Studies in Anxiety Disorders -- 11. Neurobiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -- 12. Neuroimaging in PTSD-Related Psychotherapies -- 13. Neuroimaging of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Insights into Serotonergic Mechanisms -- Part IV. Psychosis and Cognitive Disorders -- 14. Dopamine and Response to Antipsychotic Medication -- 15. Acetylcholine Imaging in Psychosis -- 16. Molecular Imaging in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders -- 17. Neuroimaging Findings in Patients with Hallucinations: Evidence from Neurodegenerative and Psychiatric Conditions -- 18. TSPO Imaging in Psychiatric Disorders -- 19. Neuroimaging in Delirium -- Part V. Impulse Control and Related Disorders -- 20. PET and SPECT in Personality Disorders -- 21. Abnormalities of Neurotransmission in Drug Addiction -- 22. Molecular Imaging Studies in Stimulant Addiction: A Cross-Species Perspective -- 23. SPECT and PET in Eating Disorders -- 24. Impulsivity Imaging -- 25. Brain SPECT in the Behaviourally Disordered Dog -- 26. Obesity: An Addiction? Imaging of Neurotransmitter Systems in Obesity -- 27. Neuroimaging Studies of Psychopathy -- 28. Mapping and Imaging the Aggressive Brain in Animals and Humans -- Part VI. Miscellaneous Subjects -- 29. Application of PET and SPECT to the Study of Autism Spectrum Disorders -- 30. PET and SPECT Imaging in ADHD -- 31. SPECT and PET Imaging of Apathy -- 32. PET/SPECT/MRI/fMRI Studies in the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- 33. Sleep Disorders -- 34. PET and SPECT Imaging of Non-pharmacological Interventions for Psychiatric Disorders.
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Food Addiction, Obesity, and Disorders of Overeating

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Claire E. Wilcox. Springer , 2021.
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Claire E. Wilcox
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 226 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
9783030830786
Specialty
Psychiatry
Nutrition Therapy
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e-Book
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Stahl's essential psychopharmacology : neuroscientific basis and practical application

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Stephen M. Stahl ; with illustrations by Nancy Muntner. (5th ed.) --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , c2021.
Call Number
WM 402 S781s 2021
Location
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Long established as the preeminent source in its field, the eagerly anticipated fifth edition of Dr Stahl's essential textbook of psychopharmacology is here! With its use of icons and figures that form Dr Stahl's unique 'visual language', the book is the single most readable source of information on disease and drug mechanisms for all students and mental health professionals seeking to understand and utilize current therapeutics, and to anticipate the future for novel medications. Every aspect …
Call Number
WM 402 S781s 2021
Author
Stahl, Stephen M.
Responsibility
Stephen M. Stahl ; with illustrations by Nancy Muntner
Edition
5th ed.
Alternate Title
Stahls essential psychopharmacology
Essential psychopharmacology
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
644 p.
Series Title
Cambridge medicine
ISBN
9781108971638
Subjects (MeSH)
Central Nervous System - drug effects
Mental Disorders - drug therapy
Psychotropic Drugs - pharmacology
Abstract
Long established as the preeminent source in its field, the eagerly anticipated fifth edition of Dr Stahl's essential textbook of psychopharmacology is here! With its use of icons and figures that form Dr Stahl's unique 'visual language', the book is the single most readable source of information on disease and drug mechanisms for all students and mental health professionals seeking to understand and utilize current therapeutics, and to anticipate the future for novel medications. Every aspect of the book has been updated, with the clarity of explanation that only Dr Stahl can bring. The new edition includes over 500 new or refreshed figures, an intuitive color scheme, fourteen new uses for older drugs and eighteen brand new drugs, coverage of Parkinson's Disease Psychosis, behavioural symptoms of dementia, and mixed features in major depressive episodes, and expanded information on the medical uses of cannabis and hallucinogen assisted psychotherapy.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Chemical Neurotransmission -- 2. Transporters, Receptors, and Enzymes as Targets of Psychopharmacological Drug Action -- 3. Ion Channels as Targets of Psychopharmacological Drug Action -- 4. Psychosis, Schizophrenia, and the Neurotransmitter Networks Dopamine, Serotonin, and Glutamate -- 5. Targeting Dopamine and Serotonin Receptors for Psychosis, Mood, and Beyond: So-Called "Antipsychotics" -- 6. Mood Disorders and the Neurotransmitter Networks Norepinephrine and y-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) -- 7. Treatments for Mood Disorders: So-Called "Antidepressants" and "Mood Stabilizers" -- 8. Anxiety, Trauma, and Treatment -- 9. Chronic Pain and Its Treatment -- 10. Disorders of Sleep and Wakefulness and Their Treatment: Neurotransmitter Networks for Histamine and Orexin -- 11. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Treatment -- 12. Dementia: Causes, Symptomatic Treatments, and the Neurotransmitter Network Acetylcholine -- 13. Impulsivity, Compulsivity, and Addiction.
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Book
Location
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
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2
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3 weeks
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Bienvenue aux Services communautaires de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances : Régions d’Halifax, d’Eastern Shore et de West Hants

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax area, Eastern Shore, and West Hants. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1903
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Nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de santé mentale et pour vous aider à diminuer ou à arrêter votre consommation d’alcool, votre usage du tabac ou des drogues ou votre dépendance au jeu. Nous travaillons aussi avec les familles et les amis touchés par la maladie mentale ou la dépendance. Il n’est pas nécessaire que vous suiviez un traitement pour que votre famille et vos amis obtiennent du soutien. La présente brochure a été conçue pour répondre à toutes vos qu…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax area, Eastern Shore, and West Hants
Alternate Title
Welcome to Community Mental Health and Addictions : Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Health Services
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Mental health services
Abstract
Nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de santé mentale et pour vous aider à diminuer ou à arrêter votre consommation d’alcool, votre usage du tabac ou des drogues ou votre dépendance au jeu. Nous travaillons aussi avec les familles et les amis touchés par la maladie mentale ou la dépendance. Il n’est pas nécessaire que vous suiviez un traitement pour que votre famille et vos amis obtiennent du soutien. La présente brochure a été conçue pour répondre à toutes vos questions et préoccupations concernant les attentes, la sécurité et le respect de la vie privée et pour vous fournir les coordonnées des ressources en santé mentale dans la communauté. De l’information est fournie sur la façon de présenter de la rétroaction au sujet de votre expérience.
This pamphlet is a French translation of "Welcome to Community Mental Health and Addictions: Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants" pamphlet 1877. We will work with you to address your mental health needs and to lessen or stop your use of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and/or gambling. We also work with family and friends who are impacted by mental illness and/or addiction. You do not need to be receiving treatment in order for your family and friends to get support. This pamphlet was created to answer any questions you may have surrounding expectations, safety and privacy concerns, and also gives contact information for mental health resources in the community. Information is given on how you can provide feedback about your experience.
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Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Pamphlet Number
1903
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IWK Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Programs at a Glance

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IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961
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The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); …
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IWK. Social Work Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Substance abuse--Treatment
Abstract
The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); and 3) Acute inpatient (overnight 24/7).
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The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
The Arabic version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961
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[In Arabic] IWK Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Programs at a Glance

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IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-AR
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In Arabic language; translation of PL-0962. The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient…
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IWK. Social Work Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
Arabic
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Substance abuse--Treatment
Abstract
In Arabic language; translation of PL-0962. The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); and 3) Acute inpatient (overnight 24/7).
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The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-AR
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[In French] Programmes de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances du IWK

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IWK. Social Work Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
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PL-0961-FR
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The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); …
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IWK. Social Work Team
Alternate Title
IWK Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Programs at a Glance
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine
Community Mental Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Community mental health services
Substance abuse--Treatment
Abstract
The IWK is a hospital for women, children, youth and their families located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Mental Health and Addictions Program offers services to: 1) children and adolescents aged 0-19th birthday; and 2) Pre- and post-natal women (through the Reproductive Mental Health Service). The Mental Health and Addictions Program has three types of services: 1) Ambulatory (by appointment or Emergency department); 2) Non-acute inpatient (overnight 24 hours/5 days a week or 24/7); and 3) Acute inpatient (overnight 24/7).
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The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Social Work Team, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0961-FR
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Precision in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine : A Clinical and Research Guide

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Jose L. Gomez, Blanca E. Himes, Naftali Kaminski, editors. --Cham: Humana Press , c2020.
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This book serves as the primary reference for precision medicine in the fields of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine by documenting principles written by experts in several aspects of precision medicine. It combines fundamental concepts of the field with state-of-the-art studies and how they translate into individual preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic plans. Precision medicine is focused on the integration of individual variability with disease prevention and treatment principles d…
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Gomez, Jose L.
Himes, Blanca E.
Kaminski, Naftali
Responsibility
Jose L. Gomez, Blanca E. Himes, Naftali Kaminski, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 441 p.) : 71 illus., 63 illus. in color
Series Title
Respiratory medicine
ISBN
9783030315078
9783030315061 (Print ed.)
9783030315085 (Print ed.)
9783030315092 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2197-7372
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Precision Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Sleep Medicine Specialty
Specialty
Critical Care
Precision Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Sleep Medicine Specialty
Abstract
This book serves as the primary reference for precision medicine in the fields of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine by documenting principles written by experts in several aspects of precision medicine. It combines fundamental concepts of the field with state-of-the-art studies and how they translate into individual preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic plans. Precision medicine is focused on the integration of individual variability with disease prevention and treatment principles derived from population studies. This concept has risen to prominence in recent years in parallel with advances in genetics, molecular diagnostics and novel target-specific therapies. This fundamental shift in the approach to treatment has broad implications in how we prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Describing key concepts of precision medicine and relating these to pulmonary, critical care and sleep disorders is essential to educate relevant stakeholders and increase the impact of pulmonary precision medicine. The book is organized into seven sections: introduction; genetics; biomarkers; precise phenotyping; mobile health, wearables and telemedicine; precision therapeutics; enabling widespread adoption of precision medicine. The chapters are organized with an introduction to the specific theme, followed by its basic concepts. They then delve into how these basic concepts relate to the larger theme of precision medicine, new precision medicine approaches to dealing with these problems, and key takeaway points. Liberally illustrated with images, figures, and tables, the text is thorough and intuitive for clinicians and researchers to learn the processes and applications of precision medicine. This is an ideal guide for clinicians to learn new precision medicine concepts in the fields of genetics, genomics, mobile health, and how they apply to their practice and their patients, as well as researchers seeking a basic understanding of precision medicine to assist in designing future research studies.
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- Introduction -- Part II. Genetics -- Differential Diagnosis of Diffuse Pulmonary Disorders Using Genetics -- Genetics and Pharmacogenetics of Asthma -- Genetics and Pharmacogenetics of COPD -- The Evolution of Precision Medicine in Cystic Fibrosis -- Genetics of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis -- Genetics of Lung Cancer -- Part III. Biomarkers -- Chest Imaging for Precision Medicine -- Biobanking for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine -- Biomarkers in Obstructive Airway Diseases -- Biomarkers in Interstitial Lung Diseases -- Molecular Diagnostics in Pulmonary Infections -- Biomarkers in Critical Care Illness: ARDS and Sepsis -- Part IV. Precise Phenotyping -- Lessons for Precision Medicine from Lung Cancer -- COPD Phenotyping -- Precision Medicine in Pulmonary Hypertension -- Identifying Subtypes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- Precision Medicine in Critical Illness: Sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome -- Part V. Mobile Health, Wearables, and Telemedicine -- Mobile Applications and Wearables for Chronic Respiratory Diseases Monitoring -- Personal Environmental Monitoring -- Tele-ICU in Precision Medicine: It’s Not What You Do It’s How You Do It -- Part VI. Precision Therapeutics -- Lung Transplantation and Precision Medicine -- Precision in Mechanical Ventilation -- Precision Medicine for Cigarette Smoking Addiction -- Implementing COPD Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice -- Part VII. Enabling Widespread Adoption of Precision Medicine -- Precision Medicine For All: Minority Health -- Education for the Practice of Precision Medicine in PCCSM: Creating Tomorrow’s Workforce -- Summary and Future Applications of Precision Medicine in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
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Integrative Medicine for Vulnerable Populations : A Clinical Guide to Working with Chronic and Comorbid Medical Disease, Mental Illness, and Addiction

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Julia Hodgson, Kevin Moore, Trisha Acri, Glenn Jordan Treisman. --Cham: Springer International Publishing : | Imprint: Springer , c2020.
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This first-of-its-kind title addresses the failures of an often fragmented healthcare system in managing vulnerable patients with multiple, chronic, co-morbid conditions -- patients who are frequently unresponsive to the methods and approaches used to treat other patients with conditions that are less complicated. The book emphasizes a holistic evaluation to patient care that looks at the whole patient, providing comprehensive formulations that describe the interacting problems that afflict the…
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Hodgson, Julia
Other Authors
Moore, Kevin
Acri, Trisha
Treisman, Glenn Jordan
Responsibility
Julia Hodgson, Kevin Moore, Trisha Acri, Glenn Jordan Treisman
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing :
Imprint: Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 198 p.) : 42 illus., 33 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030216115
9783030216108 (Print ed.)
9783030216122 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Chronic Disease
Integrative Medicine - methods
Multimorbidity
Patient Care - standards
Vulnerable Populations
Specialty
Integrative Medicine
Abstract
This first-of-its-kind title addresses the failures of an often fragmented healthcare system in managing vulnerable patients with multiple, chronic, co-morbid conditions -- patients who are frequently unresponsive to the methods and approaches used to treat other patients with conditions that are less complicated. The book emphasizes a holistic evaluation to patient care that looks at the whole patient, providing comprehensive formulations that describe the interacting problems that afflict the patient, including elements that are barriers to effective treatment of active medical problems and barriers to recovery. The book begins by defining integrated care, discussing the types of patients who benefit from this approach and some of the models of care, including financing, barriers to acceptance, and advocacy for patients. The second section discusses the structural elements of integrated care, including the building of a team approach, issues of leadership, and role definition, as well as the authors’ experiences in overcoming some of the problems. In the remaining sections, the book discusses major complicating features of the patients seen in integrative care settings, including a description of the kinds of problems, a model for formulation of patient cases, and successful approaches to treatment of these problems. Finally, some of the real-world applications where integrative care provides better outcomes is covered, including in terms of addictions, medically complex patients, and chronic pain patients. Integrative Medicine for Vulnerable Populations - A Clinical Guide to Working with Chronic and Comorbid Medical Disease, Mental Illness, and Addiction is a major contribution to the clinical literature and will be of great interest to health care professionals, administrators, policy stakeholders, and even interested patients and patient advocates.
Contents
Part I. Foundational Concepts of Integrative Medicine -- 1. Fundamental Concepts of Integrative Medicine -- 2. Models of Integrative Practice -- 3. Requisite Practices of Integrative Medicine -- Part II. Conceptualization and Diagnosis in Integrative Medicine -- 4. Understanding the Disease of Addiction -- 5. The Four Facets of Patient Conceptualization -- 6. Diagnostic Decision Making Processes -- Part III. Treatment within an Integrative Medicine Model -- 7. Behavioral and Psychological Interventions for Addiction -- 8. Adjunctive Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Addictions -- 9. Applying Integrative Medicine Skills to a Case Example -- Part IV. Logistical Considerations of Integrative Care -- 10. Setting Up an Integrative Medicine Team -- 11. An Integrative Training Model -- 12. Applying Coordinated Treatment Skills to a Case Example -- 13. Sample Patient Guide to Care -- 14. Conclusion.
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Psychosomatic Medicine : An International Guide for the Primary Care Setting

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Kurt Fritzsche, Susan H. McDaniel, Michael Wirsching, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Halifax Infirmary: v. 49, 1987 - v. 57(1-2), 1995.
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Now in its fully revised and expanded second edition, this volume is the definitive global resource on psychosocial problems. Containing several new chapters and featuring extensively updated contributions from experts in the field, this title takes a uniquely global approach in laying the foundations of bio psychosocial basic care and provides relevant information about the most common mental and psychosomatic problems and disorders. An extension of the cultural aspects of the individual clini…
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Fritzsche, Kurt
McDaniel, Susan H.
Wirsching, Michael
Responsibility
Kurt Fritzsche, Susan H. McDaniel, Michael Wirsching, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Holdings
Halifax Infirmary: v. 49, 1987 - v. 57(1-2), 1995.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 362 p.) : 29 illus., 8 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030270803
9783030270797 (Print ed.)
9783030270810 (Print ed.)
9783030270827 (Print ed.)
ISSN
0033-3174
Subjects (MeSH)
Primary Health Care - methods
Psychosomatic Medicine - methods
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Now in its fully revised and expanded second edition, this volume is the definitive global resource on psychosocial problems. Containing several new chapters and featuring extensively updated contributions from experts in the field, this title takes a uniquely global approach in laying the foundations of bio psychosocial basic care and provides relevant information about the most common mental and psychosomatic problems and disorders. An extension of the cultural aspects of the individual clinical pictures and new contributions from China, Latin America, Russia, Iran, India, Africa and Myanmar, also about migration and mental health accompany this revision. This book is divided into four sections and begins by explaining the relationship between psychosomatic medicine and primary care. The next part outlines the best practices for diagnosing the most common biopsychosocial problems and mastering the most frequent communication challenges (e.g. biopsychosocial anamnesis, breaking bad news, dealing with difficult patients, family and health systems communication and collaboration). The following section delves into more specific psychosomatic problems such as depressive disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, addiction, the terminally ill patient and eating disorders, among others. The final section focuses on developing psychosomatic medicine in international settings. Every chapter integrates basic theoretical background and practical skills and includes trans-culturally sensitive material, important for work with patients from different nations. Psychosomatic Medicine: An International Primer for the Primary Care Setting, second edition is a must-have reference for doctors from various specialties as well as nursing staff, social workers and clinical health psychologists.
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- 1. What Is Psychosomatic Medicine? -- 2. Objectives of Training in Psychosomatic Medicine in Primary Care -- 3. Traditional Medicine and Psychosomatic Medicine -- Part II. The First Contact: Basic Interventions -- 4. The Doctor–Patient Relationship -- 5. Doctor-Patient Communication -- 6. Family-Oriented Primary Care -- 7. Balint Group -- Part III. Recognition and Treatment of Most Common Clinical Presentations -- 8. Depressive Disorders -- 9. Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder -- 10. Somatic Symptom Disorder -- 11. Psycho-oncology -- 12. Psycho-cardiology -- 13. Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) -- 14. Dependence Syndrome -- 15. Eating Disorders -- 16. Personality Disorders -- 17. Sexual Disorders -- 18. The Terminally Ill and Dying Patient -- Part IV. Developing Psychosomatic Medicine in International Settings -- 19. Systems Development of Behavioral Health in Primary Care -- 20. The Development of Psychosomatic Medicine in China, Vietnam and Laos - The ASIA- LINK Program -- 21. Development of Psychosomatic Medicine in China -- 22. Psychosomatic Basic Care in the Context of International Migration -- 23. Development of Psychosomatic Medicine in the Latin American Region -- 24. Development of Psychosomatic Medicine in Iran -- 25. Psychosomatics in the Context of the Development of Integrative Medicine: The Russian Perspective -- 26. Psychosomatic Medicine in Africa -- 27. Maternal Mental Health in South Africa and the Opportunity for Integration -- 28. Mental Health in India: Perspectives for Psychosomatic Medicine -- 29. Development of Psychosomatic Medicine in Myanmar.
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Non Invasive Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

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Bernardo Dell'Osso, Giorgio Di Lorenzo, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book presents the state of the art regarding the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS and tDCS) in the research and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. The contributions, all of which were prepared by internationally recognized experts in the field, are divided into two main sections (for TMS and tDCS, respectively) across diagnoses, following an introductory section on the mechanisms of action and neurophysiological background. Neuropsychological perspectives and approaches are…
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Dell'Osso, Bernardo
Di Lorenzo, Giorgio
Responsibility
Bernardo Dell'Osso, Giorgio Di Lorenzo, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 370 p.) : 21 illus., 18 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030433567
9783030433550 (Print ed.)
9783030433574 (Print ed.)
9783030433581 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - therapy
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation - methods
Specialty
Neurology
Neurosciences
Psychiatry
Abstract
This book presents the state of the art regarding the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS and tDCS) in the research and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. The contributions, all of which were prepared by internationally recognized experts in the field, are divided into two main sections (for TMS and tDCS, respectively) across diagnoses, following an introductory section on the mechanisms of action and neurophysiological background. Neuropsychological perspectives and approaches are provided as well. The book is ultimately intended to offer a unique, integrated approach to the use of non-invasive brain stimulation across the clinical neurosciences, providing a comprehensive and updated perspective that will benefit psychiatrists, neurologists, clinical psychologists and neurophysiologists alike.
Contents
1. NIBS 2020: How TMS and tDCS Acquisitions Have Set New Standards in Clinical Neuroscience -- Part I. Introducing NIBS: From Research to Clinical Practice -- 2. Neurophysiological Bases and Mechanisms of Action of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation -- 3. Neurophysiological Bases and Mechanisms of Action of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) -- 4. Repetitive Magnetic and Low-Intensity Electric Transcranial Stimulation in the Interventional Psychiatry: Summary of Safety Issues -- 5. NIBS as a Research Tool in Clinical and Translational Neuroscience -- Part II. TMS and Its Applications in Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience -- 6. Depressive Disorders -- 7. TMS in Psychotic Disorders -- 8. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in OCD -- 9. Neuromodulation in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Toward a Precision Psychiatry Approach -- 10. Application of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome -- 11. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Addiction -- 12. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Dementia: From Pathophysiology to Treatment -- 13. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders -- 14. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Cognitive Neurosciences: Applications and Open Questions -- 15. Cortical Excitability, Plasticity and Oscillations in Major Psychiatric Disorders: A Neuronavigated TMS-EEG Based Approach -- Part III. tDCS and Its Applications in Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience -- 16. tDCS in Depressive Disorders -- 17. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for the Treatment of Hallucinations in Patients with Schizophrenia -- 18. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder -- 19. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Addiction -- 20. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Neurodevelopmental Disorders -- 21. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Anxiety Disorders -- 22. tES in Dementia: From Pathophysiology to Treatment -- 23. Neuropsychological, Emotional, and Cognitive Investigations with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) -- 24. Clinical Drivers for Personalization of Transcranial Current Stimulation (tES 3.0).
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Enhancing Patient Engagement in Pulmonary Healthcare : The Art and Science

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Marilyn L. Moy, Felicity Blackstock, Linda Nici, editors. --Cham: Humana Press , c2020.
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This book examines the most up-to-date strategies that can be used to enhance the healthcare professional-patient interaction to influence positive behavior change and improve treatment adherence in pulmonary healthcare. This book is written by experts in the field who couple their experience with practical strategies (the art) with evidence-based theory (the science). Chapters discuss global concepts such as motivational interviewing on improving engagement and how to apply strategies to speci…
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Moy, Marilyn L.
Blackstock, Felicity
Nici, Linda
Other Authors
American Thoracic Society
Responsibility
Marilyn L. Moy, Felicity Blackstock, Linda Nici, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 293 p.) : 60 illus., 47 illus. in color
Series Title
Respiratory medicine
ISBN
9783030448899
9783030448882 (Print ed.)
9783030448905 (Print ed.)
9783030448912 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2197-7372
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Education as Topic
Patient Participation
Physician-Patient Relations
Respiratory Tract Diseases - therapy
Treatment Adherence and Compliance
Specialty
Health Education
Pulmonary Medicine
Abstract
This book examines the most up-to-date strategies that can be used to enhance the healthcare professional-patient interaction to influence positive behavior change and improve treatment adherence in pulmonary healthcare. This book is written by experts in the field who couple their experience with practical strategies (the art) with evidence-based theory (the science). Chapters discuss global concepts such as motivational interviewing on improving engagement and how to apply strategies to specific situations (for examples: smoking cessation, promoting physical activity, inhaler adherence, supplemental oxygen use, and non-invasive ventilation) commonly experienced on the front lines of caring for patients with pulmonary disorders. The textbook raises awareness of direct approaches and recent technological advances that healthcare professionals can use to support positive behavior change in their day-to-day clinical practice. Effective, patient-tailored self-management interventions are discussed, including the evidence for these interventions and ways to personalize the strategies to each patient’s unique needs. This book is an ideal guide for healthcare professionals working with patients experiencing chronic pulmonary conditions, including pulmonologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurses, trainees, and the many allied health professionals involved in delivering care such as respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and behavioral psychologists. The concepts of this book can also be applied to the management of other chronic diseases such as coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus.
Contents
1. Defining patient engagement, health behavior change, and disease self-management -- 2. Learning: developing knowledge through making meaning -- 3. Psychomotor skill development: learning what AND how to do -- 4. Best practice in educational design for patient learning -- 5. The impact of self-efficacy on behavior change: the roles of socio-cultural and mental health factors -- 6. Integrating motivational interviewing into pulmonary healthcare -- 7. Anxiety, depression, and using evidence-based techniques and strategies to support engagement and adherence -- 8. Technology to enhance engagement in physical activity -- 9. The role of mind-body approaches in promoting healthcare engagement and positive behavior change -- 10. Strategies to improve adherence to supplemental oxygen therapy -- 11. Self-management: personalized action plans for COPD exacerbations -- 12. Domiciliary noninvasive ventilation: strategies for improving adherence to home use -- 13. Teaching the practical skill of correct inhaler use: knowing and being able to do -- 14. Smoking cessation: breaking the strong addiction.
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Blacks in Medicine : Clinical, Demographic, and Socioeconomic Correlations

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Richard Allen Williams. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This socially conscious, culturally relevant book explores the little-known history and present climate of Black people in the medical field. It reveals the deficiencies in the American healthcare structure that have contributed to the mismanagement of healthcare in the Black population, and examines cross-currents that intersect with the major events in minority medical history. Illustrated across 10 expertly written chapters, this text features a longitudinal timeline with the presentation of…
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Williams, Richard Allen
Responsibility
Richard Allen Williams
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 200 p.) : 146 illus., 102 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030419608
9783030419592 (Print ed.)
9783030419615 (Print ed.)
9783030419622 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
African Americans - history
History of Medicine
Race Factors
Racism
Specialty
History of Medicine
Social Sciences
Abstract
This socially conscious, culturally relevant book explores the little-known history and present climate of Black people in the medical field. It reveals the deficiencies in the American healthcare structure that have contributed to the mismanagement of healthcare in the Black population, and examines cross-currents that intersect with the major events in minority medical history. Illustrated across 10 expertly written chapters, this text features a longitudinal timeline with the presentation of evidence-based information drawn from historical, political, and clinical sources. The book begins with an analysis of diseases particularly prevalent in the Black community due to socioeconomic inequalities in available medical care. These diseases include sickle cell anemia, hypertension, heart failure, drug addiction, and HIV/AIDS. Bolstered by profiles of historically well-known Black physicians, stories of success in medical education, and the remarkable impact of Black medical organizations, subsequent chapters address the triumphs and tribulations of the Black medical professional in America. Concluding with an examination of the current health status of Black people in the United States, the book makes a case for future systemic improvements in healthcare delivery to minority communities. A unique, noteworthy reference, Blacks in Medicine: Clinical, Demographic, and Socioeconomic Correlations is written for a broad range of physicians and health providers, as well as professionals in the social sciences and public health.
Contents
1. Five Diseases That Are Devastating the African American Population -- 2. Profiles in Courage: African American Medical Pioneers in the United States—The Earliest Black Practitioners -- 3. Evolution of the Black Physician: Medical Education and Treatment Facilities for Blacks -- 4. The Impact of Black Medical Organizations on African American Health -- 5. Healthcare Reform Law (Obamacare): Update on “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” and the Persistence of Polarization on Repeal and Replace -- 6. Outstanding Black Physicians and Other Health Professionals in American History -- 7. The Importance of Trust in the Physician-Patient Relationship and in Medical Care -- 8. Current Health Status of Blacks in the United States: The Case for Future Improvement of Healthcare Delivery -- 9. The Socioeconomic Determinants of Health and Their Impact on African American Healthcare Delivery -- 10. Conclusion and Afterword.
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Opioid Therapy in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

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Ravi D. Shah, Santhanam Suresh, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Opioid analgesics are among the most effective medications for pain management but are associated with serious and increasing public health problems, including abuse, addiction, and death from overdose. Currently, there is an opioid epidemic in the United States with the rate of prescription opioid-related overdose deaths quadrupling over the last 15 years. Pediatric patients are particularly vulnerable to the devastating consequences of opioid misuse. Adolescents who are prescribed opioids are…
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Shah, Ravi D.
Suresh, Santhanam
Responsibility
Ravi D. Shah, Santhanam Suresh, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 354 p.) : 26 illus., 22 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030362874
9783030362867 (Print ed.)
9783030362881 (Print ed.)
9783030362898 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Child
Infant
Analgesics, Opioid - therapeutic use
Inappropriate Prescribing - prevention & control
Pain Management
Specialty
Pain Management
Pediatrics
Pharmacology
Abstract
Opioid analgesics are among the most effective medications for pain management but are associated with serious and increasing public health problems, including abuse, addiction, and death from overdose. Currently, there is an opioid epidemic in the United States with the rate of prescription opioid-related overdose deaths quadrupling over the last 15 years. Pediatric patients are particularly vulnerable to the devastating consequences of opioid misuse. Adolescents who are prescribed opioids are at a higher risk for abusing illicit drugs later in life. Clinicians managing pediatric pain must account for such issues while still delivering effective analgesia to young patients who suffer from both acute and chronic pain. Opioid Therapy in Children and Adolescents is designed to explore the unique aspects of opioid therapy in pediatric patients. An introductory framework provides historical context and describes the epidemiology of the opioid crisis with focus on pediatric implications. Subsequent chapters focus on pediatric opioid pharmacology, safe opioid prescribing practices, and non-opioid alternatives to managing pediatric pain states, including multimodal analgesic strategies, interdisciplinary approaches, and complementary medicine. Mitigation strategies against pediatric opioid diversion and misuse are addressed to help clinicians develop practice changes that protect pediatric patients from opioid-related morbidity and mortality. Clinical case examples are also utilized throughout the text to provide grounding for each chapter and a context within which to examine pertinent issues. This first of its kind book provides a comprehensive approach that will guide clinicians to appropriately and safely prescribe opioid analgesics to pediatric patients suffering from pain. It is an invaluable resource for pediatricians, family practitioners, anesthesiologists, pediatric oncologists, and other clinicians who manage pediatric pain.
Contents
Part I. An Opioid Crisis with Pediatric Implications -- Epidemiology and Public Health Implications of the Opioid Crisis -- The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Neonates, Children, and Adolescents -- Legal Issues in Pediatric Opioid Therapy -- The Impetus for Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Pain in the Pediatric Population -- Evidence-Based Guidelines for Opioid Therapy in Pediatrics -- Part II. Considerations for Safe Opioid Prescribing in Pediatrics -- Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology -- Predicting Opioid Responsiveness in Pediatric Patients -- Emerging Trends in Pediatric Opioid Prescribing Practices -- Improving post-operative prescribing in pediatric patients by surgeons -- Assessing and managing opioid-related side effects in children and adolescents -- Identifying and Treating Opioid Misuse in Pediatric Patients -- Part III. Therapeutic Approaches to Pediatric Acute and Chronic Pain Management -- Pediatric Pain Assessment and Indications for Opioids -- Pharmacologic Approaches to Pediatric Acute Pain States -- Regional Anesthesia for Acute Pain Management -- Opioid Therapy for Pediatric Cancer Pain -- Biopsychosocial Approaches to Pediatric Chronic Pain Management -- Non-Opioid Pharmacotherapy for Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Pain -- Interventional Approaches to Pediatric Chronic Pain Management -- Complementary and Integrative Medicine for Pediatric Chronic Pain.
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Absolute Addiction Psychiatry Review : An Essential Board Exam Study Guide

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Carla Marienfeld, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book serves as a tool for general psychiatrists, medical students, residents, and fellows looking for a clinically relevant and high-yield overview of addiction psychiatry in preparation for their board exams – or for everyday clinical practice. Written by expert educators in addiction psychiatry, the text is organized by substances misused and populations affected. This book serves as both a primary learning tool for those new to the field, as well as a reference for those working in addi…
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Marienfeld, Carla
Responsibility
Carla Marienfeld, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 386 p.) : 6 illus., 5 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030334048
9783030334031 (Print ed.)
9783030334055 (Print ed.)
9783030334062 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Addiction Medicine - methods
Substance-Related Disorders - etiology
Substance-Related Disorders - therapy
Specialty
Addiction Medicine
Abstract
This book serves as a tool for general psychiatrists, medical students, residents, and fellows looking for a clinically relevant and high-yield overview of addiction psychiatry in preparation for their board exams – or for everyday clinical practice. Written by expert educators in addiction psychiatry, the text is organized by substances misused and populations affected. This book serves as both a primary learning tool for those new to the field, as well as a reference for those working in addiction treatment. Each chapter begins with summaries of high yield clinical pearls, followed by general information including treatment, and then ends with accompanying board-style review questions. The scope includes understanding substances of misuse and substance use disorders (SUDs), how to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor SUDs, how to treat SUDs both pharmacologically and behaviorally, and critical information for specific populations of patients. Absolute Addiction Psychiatry for Clinical Practice and Review is an excellent resource for all medical students, residents, fellows, and professionals taking certification exams in addiction, including those in psychiatry, addiction medicine, emergency medicine, internal medicine, pain medicine, and others. The chapter Laboratory Testing for Substance Use Disorders is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.
Contents
Part I. Introduction, Evaluation, Treatment -- Health Services for Addiction Treatment and Levels of Care -- Laboratory Testing for Substance Use Disorders -- Epidemiology, genetics, and neurobiology of substance use and disorders -- Screening, Evaluation and Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorder -- Psychosocial Treatment of Substance Use Disorders -- Recovery from Addiction: Maintenance and Preventing Relapse -- Part II. Addictions and their Treatments -- Nicotine -- Alcohol -- Benzodiazepines and other Sedatives, Hypnotics, and Anxiolytics -- Cannabinoids -- Opioids -- Stimulants: Caffeine, Cocaine, Amphetamine and Other Stimulants -- Steroids, Dissociatives, Club Drugs, Inhalants, and Hallucinogens -- Behavioral Addiction -- Part III. Populations -- Adolescents and Students -- Women and Pregnancy -- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual or Allied -- Underserved Populations -- Older Adults -- Professionals -- Part IV. Other Topics -- Co-occurring Medical Disorders -- Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders -- Prevention, Public Health, and Public Policy -- Ethical and Legal Considerations.
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Bariatric Psychology and Psychiatry

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Alfonso Troisi. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book offers a step-by-step guide to mental health assessment for bariatric surgery patients. A general introduction explains the concepts of bariatric psychology and psychiatry, their relevance in contemporary bariatric surgery, and reasons to include psychologists and psychiatrists in multidisciplinary teams taking care of bariatric patients. The following four chapters address the aspects of mental health that are investigated by bariatric psychology. The psychological processes analyzed…
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Troisi, Alfonso
Responsibility
Alfonso Troisi
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 150 p.) : 6 illus., 5 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030448349
9783030448332 (Print ed.)
9783030448356 (Print ed.)
9783030448363 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Bariatrics - psychology
Obesity - psychology
Specialty
Bariatric Medicine
Abstract
This book offers a step-by-step guide to mental health assessment for bariatric surgery patients. A general introduction explains the concepts of bariatric psychology and psychiatry, their relevance in contemporary bariatric surgery, and reasons to include psychologists and psychiatrists in multidisciplinary teams taking care of bariatric patients. The following four chapters address the aspects of mental health that are investigated by bariatric psychology. The psychological processes analyzed here play a major role in influencing patients’ perception of the outcomes of bariatric surgery and in determining their commitment to lifestyle changes and follow-up programs. The second part of the book includes nine chapters addressing the clinical conditions relevant to bariatric psychiatry. For each condition, the major focus is on the impact of psychopathology on bariatric surgery outcomes (weight loss, weight regain, quality of life) and the impact of surgery on its course (remission, worsening, de novo onset). Each chapter in this part includes a discussion of the diagnostic instruments (i.e., structured interviews, clinician-rated tests, and patient-rated tests) that should be used to obtain a valid assessment of the patient’s mental status. Separate chapters focus on psychiatric complications (e.g., suicide and addiction transfer) and psychological problems related to quality of life (e.g., body image dissatisfaction) that may emerge postoperatively. Data on these postsurgery conditions has been reported only recently and, therefore, no published book deals with them. The final chapter offers an overview of unsolved issues in bariatric psychology and psychiatry and reviews emerging research findings that are likely to change assessment and care of bariatric patients’ mental health in the near future. Given its scope—and its wealth of tables, diagrams, mnemonics, and key fact boxes—the book will be an invaluable reference tool for clinicians.
Contents
Bariatric surgery and mental health -- Patients’ motivations, expectations, and experiences -- Personality traits -- Body image and body dissatisfaction -- Childhood trauma -- Eating disorders -- Depressive disorders -- Anxiety disorders, OCD, and PTSD -- Personality disorders -- Bipolar disorder -- Psychotic disorders -- Intellectual disability -- Substance and alcohol use disorders -- Suicide and self-harm -- Current problems and future directions -- Appendix: Assessment toolbox.
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Mental Health in the Athlete : Modern Perspectives and Novel Challenges for the Sports Medicine Provider

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Eugene Hong, Ashwin L. Rao, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This unique book provides a practical framework for and coverage of a broad range of mental health concerns applicable to the care of athletes, including depression, suicide, mood disorders, substance abuse and risk-taking behaviors. To this end, it presents content relevant to the care of athletes, including doping and the use of performance-enhancing drugs, the mental health impact of concussion, bullying and hazing, the impact of social media and exercise addiction, among other pertinent top…
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Hong, Eugene
Rao, Ashwin L.
Responsibility
Eugene Hong, Ashwin L. Rao, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 298 p.) : 8 illus., 7 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030447540
9783030447533 (Print ed.)
9783030447557 (Print ed.)
9783030447564 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Athletes - psychology
Athletic Performance - psychology
Mental Health
Sports Medicine
Specialty
Mental Health
Psychology
Sports Medicine
Abstract
This unique book provides a practical framework for and coverage of a broad range of mental health concerns applicable to the care of athletes, including depression, suicide, mood disorders, substance abuse and risk-taking behaviors. To this end, it presents content relevant to the care of athletes, including doping and the use of performance-enhancing drugs, the mental health impact of concussion, bullying and hazing, the impact of social media and exercise addiction, among other pertinent topics. Current basic and translational research on behavioral health and the relationship of brain to behavior are reviewed, and current treatment approaches, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological (including mindfulness training), are considered. This practical resource targets the stigma of mental in athletes in order to overcome barriers to care by presenting a definitive perspective of current concepts in the mental health care of athletes, provided by experts in the field and targeting sports medicine providers, mental health providers and primary care physicians involved in the direct care of recreational and competitive athletes at all levels.
Contents
1. Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Health in Sport -- 2. Screening for Mental Health Conditions in Athletes - 3. Depression in Athletes: Incidence, Prevalence, and Comparisons with the Nonathletic Population -- 4. Athletic Suicide -- 5. Managing Psychiatric Disorders in Athletes -- 6. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) -- 7. Risk-Taking Behaviors Among Athletes -- 8. The Psychological Response to Injury and Illness -- 9. Alcohol and Substance Abuse and Sport -- 10. Coping with Doping: Performance-Enhancing Drugs in the Athletic Culture -- 11. The Female Athlete Triad -- 12. Mental Health Manifestations of Concussion -- 13. Hazing and Bullying in Athletic Culture -- 14. Impact of Social Media on Mental Health -- 15. Mental Health in the Pediatric Athlete -- 16. Pathological Exercise -- 17. The Cellular and Physiological Basis of Behavioral Health After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury -- 18. Mental Health Treatment Engagement of Athletes: Self-Determination Theory as a “Prescription for Excellence” -- 19. Mindfulness Approaches to Athlete Well-Being -- 20. Administering Mental Health: Societal, Coaching, and Legislative Approaches to Mental Health -- 21. Sport Psychology and Performance Psychology: Contributions to the Mental Health of Athletes -- 22. Exercise as a Prescription for Mental Health -- 23. The Role of Sleep in Psychological Well-Being in Athletes.
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