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Addictionary: what you need to know about substance abuse

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118351
Author
Paterson, Jody
Casey, Lauren
Call Number
WM270 P38 2008
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Addictionary: what you need to know about substance abuse
Author
Paterson, Jody
Casey, Lauren
Responsibility
by Jody Paterson & Lauren Casey
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Aspect
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
178 p.
Subjects
Addiction
Addiction--Recovery
Addicts
Substance abuse
Substance abuse - British Columbia
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Substance Abuse--Therapy
Abstract
A practical guide to harmful substance use that will provide new knowledge, insight and ideas for dealing with drug and alcohol problems across the spectrum. With its focus on research findings, best practices and real-life stories, Addictionary strips away the myths and stigma of addiction and provides a clear-eyed, pragmatic look at a complex and difficult issue.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-139) and index.
Appendix A: Guide to the Drugs; Appendix B: Assessment Tools; Appendix C: Sample Workplace Policies; Appendix D: How to Talk to Users
ISBN
9780968564578
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WM270 P38 2008
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Expert guide to pain management

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117733
Author
McCarberg, Bill
Passik, Steven D.
Call Number
WL704 E95 2005
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Expert guide to pain management
Author
McCarberg, Bill
Passik, Steven D.
Responsibility
[Edited by] Bill McCarberg, Steven D. Passik.
Place
Philadelphia
Publisher
American College of Physicians
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
viii, 357 p. : ill.
Series
ACP expert guides series
Subjects
Pain - therapy
Analgesia
Abstract
Contents: Chronic Pain as Disease: the Pathophysiology of Disordered Pain -- Reliable Care Through the Activity Paradigm for Back Problems -- Headache -- Osteoarthritis and Fibromyalgia -- Neuropathic Pain -- Pharmacological Treatment of Pain -- Injection Based Analgesic Therapies -- Treating Pain Without Pills: an Integrative Approach to Complementary and Alternative Modalities -- Motivating Behavior Change in Patients with Chronic Pain -- Disability Management in Primary Care -- Psychosocial Factors in Chronic Pain Patients: When to Refer -- Addiction in Pain Management -- Protecting Your Practice: Appropriate Documentation for Pain Management -- Medical Board and Drug Enforcement Administration Investigations: How to Handle an Injury -- Disability Management Issues for an Injured Worker with Low Back Pain.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
1930513615
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WL704 E95 2005
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In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118272
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Responsibility
Wilfrid Sheed
Place
New York
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
c.1995
Physical Description
252 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Depressed persons -- Biography
Depression, mental -- Biography
Recovery--Personal Narrative
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography
Polio -- Patients -- Biography
Abstract
Review: "Noted critic, novelist and essayist Sheed recounts his recovery from three major illnesses in this highly personal, torturous, oddly exhilarating chronicle. The first illness, polio, struck in 1945 when he was 14. With unbridled optimism, Sheed struggled for years with a disease that ``seemed much more like a vacation from the pains of growing up than an addition to them.'' The book's centerpiece, his plunge into depression triggered by addiction to sleeping pills and alcohol in his mid-50s, unfolds a nightmare of panic attacks, manic highs, proliferating phobias and suicidal dementia. Sheed found scant relief through a stay in a sanatorium, antidepressants or lithium, on all of which he heaps scorn. His recovery seemed to follow its own logic and inner mechanisms of healing. Diagnosed with cancer in 1991, he underwent operations of the tongue and neck, as well as radiation treatments, a two-year ordeal he describes with wit and gallantry." -- Reed Elsevier Inc.
ISBN
0671792156
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
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