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Humanizing Addiction Practice

Blending Science and Personal Transformation

  • Antoine Douaihy
  • H. Patrick Driscoll

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 3-19
    3. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 21-29
    4. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 31-42
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 45-64
    3. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 65-76
    4. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 77-89
  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Antoine Douaihy, H. Patrick Driscoll
      Pages 93-110
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 111-118

About this book

Introduction

This original, eloquent, compassionate, and timely book offers all healthcare practitioners interested and involved in addiction practice  a powerful account of an addiction psychiatrist’s journey of professional and personal growth, thereby offering readers a unique opportunity to learn deeply from the author’s insights, experiences, and struggles in becoming a patient-centered empathic healer.  Through sharing and exploring clinical experiences in addiction practice, this fascinating title delves into the lead author and his mentee’s personal, professional, and ethical challenges and weaves together science and humanism, offering a wealth of experiential wisdom and tools that have the power to transform our understanding of therapeutic work with people with addictions.   Written with empathy and humility, Humanizing Addiction: Blending Science and Personal Transformation provides a compelling argument and framework for integrating humanism with empirically grounded practices. This important book is an invaluable resource for healers from a range of backgrounds: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, case managers, patient navigators, clinical and health psychologists, pharmacists, counselors, graduate students, and medical trainees involved in clinical care of people with addiction and substance use problems.

 

Keywords

addiction psychiatry patient autonomny therapy empathy stress

Authors and affiliations

  • Antoine Douaihy
    • 1
  • H. Patrick Driscoll
    • 2
  1. 1.Western Psychiatric Institute and ClinicUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Western Psychiatric Institute and ClinicUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91005-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-91004-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-91005-5
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