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A New Medical Accreditation Aims To Build A Workforce Qualified To Treat And Prevent Addiction

A New Medical Accreditation Aims To Build A Workforce Qualified To Treat And Prevent Addiction

Michelle Faust: Addiction medicine has been in the news lately because of the … If we only have 40 programs in North America and they’re about 150¬†…
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Casino tests hi-tech way to curb gambling addiction

Boston – Massachusetts is preparing to roll out a first-in-the-nation slot machine feature meant to curb gambling addiction by letting patrons limit their¬†…
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An economic evaluation of contingency management for completion of hepatitis B vaccination in those on treatment for opiate dependence

To determine whether the provision of contingency management using financial incentives to improve hepatitis B vaccine completion in people who inject drugs entering community treatment represents a cost-effective use of healthcare resources….
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Tapping onto the Potential of Smartphone Applications for Psycho-Education and Early Intervention in Addictions

Keywords: mental health, addiction, psychiatry, smartphone, mobile phone, E-health, m-health Citation: Zhang MWB and Ho RCM (2016) Tapping onto the Potential of Smartphone Applications for Psycho-Education and Early Intervention in Addictions. Front. Psychiatry 7:40. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00040 Received: 29 December 2015; Accepted: 04 March 2016; Published: 17 March 2016 Copyright: © 20
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[Moral case deliberation: time for ethical reflection in the daily practice of mental health care].

CONCLUSION: Our method for discussing ethical issues works well in clinical practice, particularly when it is embedded in a multidisciplinary context. Of course, to ensure the continuity of the system, deliberation about moral and ethical issues needs to be financially safeguarded and embedded in the organisation. Discussion of moral issues improves the quality of care and increases care-givers’ s
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