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The Anatomy of Addiction: What Science and Research Tell Us About the True Causes, Best Preventive Techniques, and Most Successful Treatments

Mohammad MD, Akikur

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ISBN 10: 1101981830 / ISBN 13: 9781101981832
Editorial: TarcherPerigee, 2016
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Título: The Anatomy of Addiction: What Science and ...

Editorial: TarcherPerigee

Año de publicación: 2016

Encuadernación: Softcover

Condición del libro:Used: Very Good

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A groundbreaking, science-based approach to addiction that addresses it as the chronic brain disease it is and offersa proven lifelong treatment plan.

In The Anatomy of Addiction, readers will discover information and advice on:
- normal vs. problem drinking
-  new medications that are now available
- medical and psychiatric complications of different addictions
- the importance of treaing a dual diagnosis (such as addiction and borderline personality disorder or depression) 
- maintenance therapy
- when and how to seek treatment, and the roles family members should play
- effective strategies for treating the teenage addict
- inpatient and outpatient treament services

Using proven research and methods, top addiction professional Akikur Mohammad, MD, addresses how to understand and treat multiple types of addiction, from heroin and opiates to alcohol and prescription pills.

As engaging as it is informative, The Anatomy of Addiction is a crucial, science-based action plan to help addicts--and their families, friends, and caregivers--conquer addiction once and for all.

About the Author:

Akikur Mohammad, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist with a second board certification in addiction medicine, is an award-winning academic and serves as a professor, specializing in addiction medicine, at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine.

He founded and serves as the medical director for Inspire Malibu in Los Angeles, a science- and evidence-based drug and alcohol treatment facility that focuses on dual-diagnosis and treating patients with addiction and co-occurring disorders.  

He received the Outstanding Teaching Award from USC in 2003, the Outstanding Teaching Award from Residents in 2012, the and Outstanding Service Award in 2006 for his work as the associate director at LAC+USC Medical Center PES. Patients' Choice has honored him with the Top Psychiatrists of America Award several times since 2005. In 2011, Who's Who in America named Dr. Mohammad the Top Addiction Professional of the Year. 

Dr. Mohammad has been the guest speaker at numerous regional and national conferences. Major pharmaceutical companies, including Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, and Pfizer, have retained his services as a consultant. He has also appeared on many radio and television programs, including on ABC, A&E, and MTV.

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