Primary physician"s guide to drug abuse treatment
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse in Rockville, Md .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Treatment,
  • Drug addiction -- Treatment,
  • Physicians, Family,
  • Primary Health Care,
  • Substance Abuse -- Therapy

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Edition Notes

Developed by the National Drug Abuse Center for Training and Resource Development under Contract no. 271-75-4018 and Grant no. 2 TO1DA00083-05 from the Training Division, National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Statementby Edward C. Senay ... [et al.].
SeriesNMTS medical monograph series -- v.1, no. 7, DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 82-1194., National Drug Abuse Centre Medical Monograph series -- v. 1, no. 7
ContributionsSenay, Edward C., National Drug Abuse Center (U.S.), National Institute on Drug Abuse. Division of Training, National Institute on Drug Abuse.
LC ClassificationsRC566 P74 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. in various pagings.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14233187M

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Drug abuse and addiction is less about the type or amount of the substance consumed or the frequency of your drug use, and more about the consequences of that drug use. If your drug use is causing problems in your life—at work, school, home, or in your relationships—you likely have a drug abuse or addiction problem.   Data Sources: We searched Medline using the key words adolescent, youth, substance use, substance abuse, alcohol, drug(s), tobacco, prevention, screening, treatment, primary care, physician. We. Physician impairment by alcohol and other drugs is a major concern of the profession and society as a whole. Although the prevalence of alcoholism and illicit drug abuse among physicians is in all likelihood similar to that of the general population, physicians may be at increased risk for prescription drug abuse.   A ll primary care physicians should screen their patients for drug use, recommended an independent panel of medical experts in an August 13 draft statement issued by the US Preventative Services Task Force. Engaging patients about substance use is legitimized by the proposed recommendations, but some doctors pointed out to Filter that this is already practiced by many physicians.

The counseling style of a physician strongly predicts patient outcomes and certain aspects of physician behavior influence the probability that a substance-abusing patient will seek further consultation for substance abuse treatment. Due to the number of drug abuse problems encountered in virtually any medical practice, health care workers.   The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supported a controlled clinical trial of collaborative treatment of opioid and/or alcohol abuse in primary care vs SBIRT and has shown statistically increased efficacy when treatment was given in a patient-centered medical home rather than referral. 7 DEA and FDA have rigid requirements for.   Buprenorphine is the first drug for opioid use disorder that's approved for prescription by primary care physicians, allowing treatment in the privacy of a doctor's office.   Patients were randomly assigned to receive treatment through an integrated model, in which primary health care was included within the addiction treatment program (n=), or an independent treatment-as-usual model, in which primary care and substance abuse treatment were provided separately (n=).