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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) 29th Annual Meeting

December 06 - 09, 2018; Bonita Springs, Florida

December 06 - 09, 2018 Bonita Springs, Florida

Conference News

Popular News from AAAP 2017

  • Smoking Cessation Treatment in Mental Illness Effective Smoking Cessation Treatment in Mental Illness Effective Headway is being made in the treatment of tobacco dependence in psychiatric and substance abuse patients, owing to a better understanding of the safety and efficacy of therapeutic strategies.
  • Psychotherapy May Up Buprenorphine Adherence Psychotherapy May Up Buprenorphine Adherence Psychotherapy as an adjunct to buprenorphine maintenance treatment significantly improves long-term treatment retention rates compared with standard counseling provided by prescribing physicians.
  • Alcohol Abuse: Craving Scores Predict Relapse Risk Alcohol Abuse: Craving Scores Predict Relapse Risk Scores on an alcohol craving assessment scale, combined with early-age drinking, are reliable predictors of long-term relapse risk after discharge from an alcohol addiction treatment program.

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