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Position statement on the need for improved training for treatment of patients with combined substance use and other psychiatric disorders

Position statement on the need for improved training for treatment of patients with combined... The diagnosis and management of patients with combined psychiatric and substance use disorders is an important aspect of modern psychiatry, and psychiatrists should be strongly encouraged to become involved in this area. These efforts should be supported by training and educational programs involving a wide range of institutions, including local treatment facilities, hospital centers, universities, and government. Restructuring or adding improvements to existing psychiatric treatment facilities and maintaining good working relationships with existing substance abuse treatment programs are desirable goals for improving care of dually http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Psychiatry American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc (Journal)

Position statement on the need for improved training for treatment of patients with combined substance use and other psychiatric disorders

American Journal of Psychiatry , Volume 151 (5): 795 – May 1, 1994

Position statement on the need for improved training for treatment of patients with combined substance use and other psychiatric disorders

American Journal of Psychiatry , Volume 151 (5): 795 – May 1, 1994

Abstract

The diagnosis and management of patients with combined psychiatric and substance use disorders is an important aspect of modern psychiatry, and psychiatrists should be strongly encouraged to become involved in this area. These efforts should be supported by training and educational programs involving a wide range of institutions, including local treatment facilities, hospital centers, universities, and government. Restructuring or adding improvements to existing psychiatric treatment facilities and maintaining good working relationships with existing substance abuse treatment programs are desirable goals for improving care of dually

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American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc (Journal)
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 American Psychiatric Association. All rights reserved.
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0002-953X
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Abstract

The diagnosis and management of patients with combined psychiatric and substance use disorders is an important aspect of modern psychiatry, and psychiatrists should be strongly encouraged to become involved in this area. These efforts should be supported by training and educational programs involving a wide range of institutions, including local treatment facilities, hospital centers, universities, and government. Restructuring or adding improvements to existing psychiatric treatment facilities and maintaining good working relationships with existing substance abuse treatment programs are desirable goals for improving care of dually

Journal

American Journal of PsychiatryAmerican Psychiatric Publishing, Inc (Journal)

Published: May 1, 1994

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