Now available in e-book format is the 5th edition of Lowinson and Ruiz’s Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook. Philip E. Veenhuis, MD, MPH (University of Minnesota) reviewed this title for JAMA:
The contributors list includes renowned experts. In the preface, the editors state that “The content of this book represent the most up-to-date information related to every possible aspect of addiction, that is the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of all addictive disorders and conditions” (p vii). I believe the editors have achieved their stated goal. The book is organized into 12 sections with 81 chapters.
Lowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse will primarily be used as a definitive reference. [T]he truly comprehensive Lowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse is likely to be considered a standard. will be the standard in this and future editions for years, if not generations to come, although perhaps not in print format.
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Lowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, 5th Edition
Authors: Ruiz, Pedro, MD; Strain, Eric C., MD
Edition Statement: 5th ed
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Subject(s): Psychology, Clinical | General Medicine | Psychiatry | Medical/Surgical , Psychiatric