Emerging and Current Issues in the Treatment of Substance Use DisordersDecember 18th 2014
Given the pervasiveness of substance use disorders, the information provided here is relevant not only for addiction psychiatrists, but all mental health providers and primary care physicians.
Special Populations in Addiction Psychiatry: The Elderly and WomenDecember 5th 2014
Medication misuse and alcohol abuse are a huge problem in the US, and women and the elderly are not exempt. In this Q&A, an expert touches on the epidemiology, recognition, assessment, and treatment of substance use disorder in these two populations.
What All Psychiatrists Need to Know About AddictionsDecember 5th 2014
Because at least 10% of the US population suffers from a substance use disorder in any given year, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry has expanded its longstanding Board Review Course in Addictions to a more inclusive “Addictions and Their Treatment” course.
Diagnosing and Treating Substance Use Disorders in General PsychiatryDecember 4th 2014
How does the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders fit into the general practice of psychiatry? Dr Laurence Westreich, President of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, addresses that question in this podcast.
Addictive Disorders: Updates and FindingsDecember 1st 2014
An introduction to the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and its coverage of topics such as alcohol use disorders, e-cigarettes, prescription opioid use and abuse, cannabis use, stimulant use, medical marijuana, gambling, and opioid antagonist therapy to prevent overdose.