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    Carla Marienfeld, editor.
    Summary: This book serves as a tool for general psychiatrists, medical students, residents, and fellows looking for a clinically relevant and high-yield overview of addiction psychiatry in preparation for their board exams - or for everyday clinical practice. Written by expert educators in addiction psychiatry, the text is organized by substances misused and populations affected. This book serves as both a primary learning tool for those new to the field, as well as a reference for those working in addiction treatment. Each chapter begins with summaries of high yield clinical pearls, followed by general information including treatment, and then ends with accompanying board-style review questions. The scope includes understanding substances of misuse and substance use disorders (SUDs), how to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor SUDs, how to treat SUDs both pharmacologically and behaviorally, and critical information for specific populations of patients. Absolute Addiction Psychiatry for Clinical Practice and Review is an excellent resource for all medical students, residents, fellows, and professionals taking certification exams in addiction, including those in psychiatry, addiction medicine, emergency medicine, internal medicine, pain medicine, and others. The chapter "Laboratory Testing for Substance Use Disorders" is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.

    Contents:
    Part I: Introduction, Evaluation, Treatment
    Health Services for Addiction Treatment and Levels of Care
    Laboratory Testing for Substance Use Disorders
    Epidemiology, genetics, and neurobiology of substance use and disorders
    Screening, Evaluation and Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorder
    Psychosocial Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
    Recovery from Addiction: Maintenance and Preventing Relapse
    Part II: Addictions and their Treatments
    Nicotine
    Alcohol
    Benzodiazepines and other Sedatives, Hypnotics, and Anxiolytics
    Cannabinoids
    OPIOIDS
    Stimulants: Caffeine, Cocaine, Amphetamine and Other Stimulants
    Steroids, Dissociatives, Club Drugs, Inhalants, and Hallucinogens
    Behavioral Addiction
    Part III: Populations
    Adolescents and Students
    Women and Pregnancy
    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual or Allied
    Underserved Populations
    Older Adults
    Professionals
    Part IV: Other Topics
    Co-occurring Medical Disorders
    Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders
    Prevention, Public Health, and Public Policy
    Ethical and Legal Considerations.
    Digital Access Springer 2020