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Screening, Diagnostic Approaches, and Essential Elements of Treatment for Substance Use Disorders 

Screening, Diagnostic Approaches, and Essential Elements of Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
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Screening, Diagnostic Approaches, and Essential Elements of Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
Author(s):

Thomas M. Kelly

and Antoine Douaihy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199898169.003.0006
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date: 30 May 2020

Chapter 6 covers screening, diagnostic approaches, and essential elements of treatment for SUDs, including key points, therapeutic alliance, establishing safety and confidentiality, opening of the assessment process, strategies for facilitating sharing, maintaining an empathic approach, transparency, validity of self-reports on drug and alcohol use, importance of valid screenings and screening tools and instruments for SUDs, assessment and assessment domains of SUDs, diagnostic approaches, interview scenarios, problems, and resolutions.

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