"ASAM Patient Placement Criteria: Supplement on Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders" provides a framework for placing patients with alcohol use disorders, using the ASAM criteria. Chapters address pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapies for alcohol withdrawal and for prevention and management of relapse. Case examples bolster understanding of the recommendations made.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Role of the ASAM Criteria in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders Chapter 3: Strategies for Managing Alcohol Withdrawal Chapter 4: Placement Criteria for Alcohol Withdrawal Chapter 5: Strategies for Preventing and Managing Relapse Chapter 6: Placement Criteria for Preventing and Managing Relapse Chapter 7: Case Examples Appendices A: Assessment Process and Instruments B: Selected Non-pharmacologic Therapies for Alcohol Use Disorders C: Glossary of Terms D: Contributors