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  • Contents
  • Subject index

American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.

Addiction Severity and Treatment Intensity
Addiction severity and treatment intensity
  • Grasp the concepts of addiction severity and treatment intensity.
  • Understand the relationship between addiction severity and treatment intensity.
  • Appreciate the treatment background that gave rise to patient placement criteria.
  • Employ standardized tools to determine addiction severity.
  • Employ assessment criteria to place clients in appropriate levels of care.
  • Recognize congruence between client assessment and placement.
  • Addiction Severity and Treatment Intensity
  • Treatment Background
    • The 1950s
    • The 1960s
    • The 1970s
    • The 1980s
    • The 1990s
    • ASAM PPC-2
  • Addiction Severity
    • DSM-IV
    • The Addiction Severity Index
    • ASAM PPC-2 Assessment Dimensions
  • Treatment Intensity
    • ASAM PPC-2 Levels of Care
    • Early Intervention
    • Detoxification
    • Opioid Maintenance Therapy
  • Client Assessment and Placement
  • Summary
  • Related Skills Checklist
  • Special Topics for Further Study
  • Addiction Practice 2000
Addiction Severity and Treatment Intensity

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