INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY

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Information Technology For Addiction Recovery

Author : Mikhail Tetyushkin
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Genre : Health & Fitness
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Structure: 1. Step by Step Instruction for Addiction Recovery (Russian, Deutsch). 2. www.mednauka.net and www.medicine40.com 3. mednauka.net and Gold Eule.de video channels at Youtube.com. 4. Software www.mednauka-medicine40.com 5. Synergistic online resources: social networks, websites of organizations, and Internet projects with similar or overlapping goals (lists are available at www.mednauka.net, www.medicine40.com and are constantly updated). 6. Public, private, charitable and international organizations with similar or overlapping goals (lists are available at www.mednauka.net, www.medicine40.com and are constantly updated). 7. Individuals sharing the project goals. Project Mission: Provide information support to people suffering depressions, chronic fatigue, nicotine and alcohol addictions, their relatives, as well as doctors, teachers, social workers, managers at all levels and all those interested in the subject.
Category: Health & Fitness

Integrating Information Technology And Management For Quality Of Care

Author : J. Mantas
ISBN : 9781614994237
Genre : Medical
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The impact of information technology on the management of healthcare has been enormous in recent years, and it continues to grow in scope and complexity. This book presents papers from the 2014 International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare (ICIMTH), held in Athens, Greece, in July 2014. The book includes 79 full papers and 12 poster presentations as well as keynotes, two workshops and three tutorials. Papers are divided into sections including: clinical informatics; decision support and intelligent systems; e-learning and education; health informatics, information management and technology assessment; healthcare IT; mobile technology in healthcare; public health informatics and issues; social and legal issues; and telemedicine. The book will be of interest to all those whose work involves the use of biomedical and health informatics.
Category: Medical

Interventions For Addiction

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ISBN : 9780123983633
Genre : Psychology
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Interventions for Addiction examines a wide range of responses to addictive behaviors, including psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments, provision of health care to addicted individuals, prevention, and public policy issues. Its focus is on the practical application of information covered in the two previous volumes of the series, Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. Readers will find information on treatments beyond commonly used methods, including Internet-based and faith-based therapies, and criminal justice interventions. The volume features extensive coverage of pharmacotherapies for each of the major drugs of abuse—including disulfiram, buprenorphine, naltrexone, and others—as well as for behavioral addictions. In considering public policy, the book examines legislative efforts, price controls, and limits on advertising, as well as World Health Organization (WHO) efforts. Interventions for Addiction is one of three volumes comprising the 2,500-page series, Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. This series provides the most complete collection of current knowledge on addictive behaviors and disorders to date. In short, it is the definitive reference work on addictions. Includes descriptions of both psychosocial and pharmacological treatments. Addresses health services research on attempts to increase the use of evidence-based treatments in routine clinical practice. Covers attempts to slow the progress of addictions through prevention programs and changes in public policy.
Category: Psychology

Addiction An Issue Of Psychiatric Clinics E Book

Author : Itai Danovitch
ISBN : 9781455744343
Genre : Medical
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This completely new and updated issue takes a focused look at addiction psychiatry in three sections: Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and New Directions. Dr. Danovitch, from Cedars-Sinai and Dr. Mariani from Columbia hone in on the most rapidly advancing and relevant areas of addiction for practitioners today, from defining addiction (implications of DSM-V), to genetics and neurobiology, to specific treatment options for a variety of patient populations: for pregnant women, adolescents, and patients suffering from chronic pain, for example. A variety of addiction types are discussed (ie, opioid, stimulant, and cannabis). The issue closes with discussions of emerging trends, systems of care, investigational therapeutics and the role of the criminal justice system.
Category: Medical

Im Hier Und Jetzt

Author : Irvin D. Yalom
ISBN : 9783641154851
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 72.68 MB
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Im vorliegenden Buch, das erstmals auf Deutsch erscheint, beleuchtet Yalom alle wesentlichen Aspekte der Gruppenpsychotherapie: Wie muss sie beschaffen sein, damit sie funktioniert? Welchen Prinzipien sollte sie folgen? Welcher Art sind die Unterschiede zwischen stationärer und ambulanter Betreuung? Wie könnte ein Modell erfolgreicher Arbeit mit Gruppen aussehen? Ein Buch für die Fachwelt wie den interessierten Laien gleichermaßen.
Category: Fiction

The Everything Health Guide To Addiction And Recovery

Author : Linda L Simmons
ISBN : 9781605507804
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 46.62 MB
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For the more than 27 million Americans currently battling an addiction, recognizing the problem and seeking treatment is a tremendous challenge. This guide helps addicts and their families understand the nature of the disease so they can get the help they need. Because so many suffer from overlapping addictions, this book addresses a wide range of addictions including alcohol, prescription drugs, food, sex, gambling, shopping, and smoking. Learn how to identify symptoms and causes, overcome social obstacles, decide on the right treatment program, avoid relapse, and more. With this book by their side, addicts will come to understand themselves and how to treat their addiction so they can live happy, healthy, substance-free lives!
Category: Health & Fitness

Addicted Like Me

Author : Karen Franklin
ISBN : 9781580053181
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 76.95 MB
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Told through the voices of a mother-daughter writing team, Addicted Like Me offers a detailed personal account of addiction and how it affects the entire family. Karen Franklin recounts her own past as a young addict, her struggle with the alcoholism of her parents, and ultimately her husband’s and children’s addictions. Lauren King, Franklin’s daughter, tells of her own spiral of addiction—from marijuana and alcohol to crystal meth. As a valuable complement to their own stories of addiction and recovery, Franklin and King also provide advice and resources for parents dealing with addiction. In this prescriptive section they discuss how to identify the signs of addiction, where to turn for help, and how to understand this disease. Told from the trustworthy perspective of two people who have been there, these hard-won tips are preventative in their efforts to help parents help their kids at an early phase, rather than glossing over what may be calls for help. Addicted Like Me tackles the long-lasting effects of addiction in many shapes, and provides a mother-daughter story of recovery that is sure to resonate with parents and children facing similar issues.
Category: Self-Help

Gaming And Technology Addiction Breakthroughs In Research And Practice

Author : Management Association, Information Resources
ISBN : 9781522507796
Genre : Psychology
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Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world. While typically associated with substances such as drugs and alcohol, technology and gaming addiction have become a concern in recent years as technology use has become ubiquitous. Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the social and psychological implications of technology and gaming addiction in addition to ways to manage and treat this unique form of addiction. Focusing on emerging research, case studies, and future outlooks, this comprehensive publication is an essential resource for psychologists, counselors, graduate-level students, and researchers studying psychology and technology use.
Category: Psychology

Behavioral Healthcare And Technology

Author : Lisa Marsch
ISBN : 9780199314041
Genre : Medical
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In recent years, there has been an explosion of research focused on using technology in healthcare, including web- and mobile- health assessment and intervention tools, as well as smartphone sensors and smart environments for monitoring and promoting health behavior. This work has shown that technology-based therapeutic tools offer considerable promise for monitoring and responding to individuals' health behavior in real-time. They may also function as important "clinician-extenders" or stand-alone tools, may be cost-effective and may offer countless opportunities for tailoring behavioral monitoring and intervention delivery in a manner that is optimally responsive to each individual's profile and health behavior trajectory over time. Additionally, informational and communication technologies may be used in the context of decision support tools to help individuals better understand and access treatment. Technology may enable entirely new models of healthcare both within and outside of formal systems of care and thus offers the opportunity to revolutionize healthcare delivery. This edited book defines the state of scientific research related to the development, experimental evaluation, and effective dissemination of technology-based therapeutic tools targeting behavioral health. Behavioral Healthcare and Technology provides an overview of current evidence-based approaches to leverage technology to promote behavioral health, including management of substance use, mental health, diet/exercise, medication adherence, as well as chronic disease self-management. Additionally, the book defines the state of implementation research examining models for deploying technology-based behavioral healthcare systems and integrating them into various care settings to increase the quality and reach of evidence-based behavioral healthcare while reducing costs.
Category: Medical

Alcoholism Drug Addiction And The Road To Recovery

Author : Barry Stimmel
ISBN : 0789005530
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 71.42 MB
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Gain a fuller understanding of substance addiction and treatment options! Originally published in 1992 as The Facts About Drug Use, this updated edition contains new information about the effects of alcohol and recreational, mood-altering drugs on the body. The multiple causes of drug use and the options available to those dependent on drugs as a way of life are thoroughly and clearly described. Drug use affects nearly 1 out of 2 Americans and cuts across every social and economic boundary. The effects of addiction on the individual are great, and the cumulative effects on society are staggering. Knowledge of the adverse effects of mood-altering drugs and why and how they are used excessively is a centerpiece of this book. It presents, intelligently and interestingly, ways to identify persons at risk and identify problems that the addicted encounter in attempts to become drug free. Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and the Road to Recovery: Life on the Edge is an essential tool in both finding available resources for drug users and developing appropriate responses to today's drug problem. This remarkable, well-referenced book enables those with little or no background in science or health care to understand the complex issues surrounding drug use. It provides current, reliable, and unbiased information on methods for dealing with dependency upon alcohol and central nervous system depressants, hallucinogens, heroin, nicotine, marijuana, caffeine, amphetamines, designer drugs like Ecstasy, and steroids. A glossary listing common street names for drugs will be invaluable to those interested in identifying specific substances. This comprehensive volume will show you: who typically uses drugs and the reasons why they do how to classify mood-altering drugs how to identify and treat drug dependency areas of special concern such as multiple drug use, AIDS and drug use, drugs and pregnancy, drugs and sports, and drug testing technology Chapter by chapter, this nonjudgmental book helps readers develop a better understanding of the effects of mood-altering substances and the reasons many continue to use them despite serious consequences. This is a valuable key to the nature of dependency and addiction, and the external forces (including poverty and homelessness) that promote such behavior.
Category: Psychology