A Comprehensive Guide for Integrated Treatment of People with Co-Occurring Disorders
Diane Doyle Pita and LeRoy Spaniol
Max Schneier (Forward)
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Effective treatment for a co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness necessitates an integrated approach. Clinicians do not have to change dramatically to competently serve people with dual disorders, but they do need to acquire a basic
level of competency in the field in which they were not originally trained.
Substance abuse is common and the consequences severe. Everyone touched by the problem—from program administrators and clinicians in mental health, substance abuse, and rehabilitation programs to those who struggle with recovery from dual disorders
and their family members—need to be educated in the latest developments. The purpose of this book is to provide that information in a manageable format.
The book was conceived and developed by Dr. Doyle Pita and Dr. Spaniol when they co-taught a course on dual disorders—with Dr. Doyle Pita approaching dual disorders primarily as a substance dependence expert, and Dr. Spaniol as an expert in severe
The articles reprinted in this comprehensive guide were selected for inclusion from a broad review of articles. Articles dealing with the most salient concepts and critical issues were selected.
Citation: Pita, D. D., & Spaniol, L. (2002). A comprehensive guide for integrated treatment of people with co-occurring disorders. Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
PDF file: 792 Pages
Table of Contents
The articles are grouped into the following eight chapters:
Chapter 1: Parameters and Course of Disorders
Chapter 2: Assessment
Chapter 3: Treatment
Chapter 4: Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
Chapter 5: Clinical Issues
Chapter 6: Role Recovery
Chapter 7: Family and Self-Help Support
Chapter 8: Legal System Involvement
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Weinstein, D. & Painter, J. (2003). Book review: A Comprehensive Guide for Integrated Treatment of People with Co-Occurring Disorders. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 27(2), 199-201.
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