This pragmatic and comprehensive book helps readers develop the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for effective health care social work practice, as well as an understanding of the technological, social, political, ethical, and financial factors affecting contemporary patient care. Packed with case studies and exercises, the book emphasizes the importance of being attentive to both patient and organizational needs, covers emerging trends in health care policy and delivery, provides extensive discussion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and addresses social work practice across the continuum of care.
Chapter 13: Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders in Medical Patients
Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders in Medical Patients
The intersection of physical health, mental health, and addiction is one of central importance to social workers in healthcare settings. The ecological ...