Treatment: Substance Abuse
DSM IV Diagnostics
DSM IV - General Criteria for Substance Abuse
DSM IV - General Criteria for Substance Dependence
DSM IV - General Criteria for Substance Intoxication
DSM IV - General Criteria for Substance Withdrawal
Specific Substances:
Alcohol Abuse/Withdrawal
Amphetamine Abuse/Withdrawal
Canabis Abuse/Withdrawal
Cocaine Abuse/Withdrawal
Inhalant Abuse/Withdrawal
Sedative, Hypnotic or Anxiolytic Abuse/Withdrawal
Addition Research
Addictive Behaviors
Alcohol and Alcoholism
Alcoholism - Clinical and Experimental Research
Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly
American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
American Journal on Addictions
The new Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse continues to provide timely articles concerning the practice and treatment orientation of substance abuse in young people.
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors - APA Journal
AAMFT Consumer Update: Alcohol Problems
Epidemiology of Substance Abuse in the Elderly by Benjamin Liptzin, M.D.
Prescription Drug Use and Abuse by Ronald J. Dougherty, M.D.
Steps to Accurate Diagnosis of Substance Abuse - Psychiatric Times

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site



4-25-01 Talk of the Nation: Problem Drinking

Discussion of Problem drinkers -- is it a disease or chronic bad judgment?

Author of Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems -- Advice From Those Who Have Succeeded Dr. Hank Kranzler Psychiatrist from the University of Connecticut Devon Jerslid Author of Happy Hours: Alcohol in a Woman's Life Problem

Al-Anon/Alateen Organization - Self-help recovery program for families and friends of alcoholics. Information, support groups
American Council on Drug Education - Substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research. Fact sheets, statistics, and publications
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline Phone: 800-662-HELP - A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Free materials and referrals.
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Research, information, free publications.
National Institute on Drug Abuse - Research, information, free publications.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information - Educational videos, publications, referrals to treatment programs
Recovery Resources Online - Resources for Alcoholics Anonymous, recovery, mental illness and mental health are all right here. Click above or below for Narcotics Anonymous meetings, recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism, and sober living resources. Hundreds of links on eating disorders and sexual addiction, 12 step recovery, sober chat, online aa meetings, 12 step programs and drug treatment.
Scripps McDonald Center - a nationally recognized
non-profit organization dedicated to drug
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Selected Readings
Clinical Guide to Alcohol Treatment : The Community Reinforcement Approach (Guilford Substance Abuse) by Robert J. Meyers, Jane Ellen Smith