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Diagnosing and Managing Chemical Dependency, Fourth Edition Paperback – May 1, 2002


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"I find your text highly readable and informative." -- Charles S. Lieber, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

"I found this to be a very concise, complete and easily readable treatise on alcohol and other drug dependencies. -- Keith G. Foster, M.D., Director of Alcohol Studies: University of North Dakota School of Medicine. Consultant on addiction training for the American Association of Medical Schools.

An excellent introduction for medical students and physicians to the illnesses of chemical dependency. -- Barton A. Harris

The only source of this information presented in a compact, an important, practical, and helpful work for the practicing physician. -- Harold Lasker

Very impressed. Quite timely. I would recommend its use to physicians in any specialty. -- Sheldon Saul Hendler

About the Author

Dr. Joseph D. Beasley, M.D. is a board-certified clinical physician, who was also certified by examination in 1986 as a specialist in Addiction Medicine as defined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). During the past twenty years he has lead both inpatient and outpatient bio-behavioral treatment teams who have been responsible for the inpatient and outpatient diagnosis and treatment of more than twenty thousand patients with chemical dependency and/or acute psychiatric conditions. He has also served as a professor and department head at Harvard and Tulane Universities, Dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University, Chairman of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and as a member of the National Commission on Population Growth and the American Future.

Currently Dr. Beasley is directing a non-profit international internet project concerning with providing the latest scientific information on Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency prevention and treatment to both professionals and lay people. The fourth edition of Diagnosing and Managing Chemical Dependency, a book for professionals and lay people in the addiction fields is now published both in text form and on the Internet in the year 2001. He serves as a consultant advisor to many private and non-profit organizations. He continues his studies and consultation activities in family planning, nutrition, and the organization and design of health delivery systems.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 590 pages
  • Publisher: Addictionend.Com; 4th edition (May 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0971565007
  • ISBN-13: 978-0971565005
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 4.5 x 7.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,386,177 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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An excellent introduction for medical students and physicians to the illnesses of chemical dependency...I look forward to seeing it printed and will recommend it for the clinical wisdom it represents to medical students and house-staff."
Barton A. Harris, M.D.
Chief of Addictions, The Wyman Park Recovery Center, The Homewood Hospital Center, John Hopkins Health System
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The only source of this information presented in a compact, easy to use format... an important, practical, and helpful work for the practicing physician."
Harold Lasker, M. D.
Senior Attending in Psychiatry South Oaks Hospital and the Brunswick Hospital Center Amityville, N.Y.
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"This work is critical...It should have a very wide appeal"
Kenneth J. Blum, Ph.D.
Director of Alcohol Professor and Chief, Department of Pharmacology, Division of addictive Diseases, The University of Texas Health Service Center at San Antonio.
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