Substance Use And Addiction Disorders: Merging DSM-5 With Standard Screening Methods For Single And Multiple Substance Use
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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Unique challenges exist for individuals with a substance use and addiction disorder. Individuals with multiple substance use disorders and cross addictions are expected to have a higher degree of physical symptoms from substances consumed and longer period of time of detoxification. A personalized detoxification treatment plan is needed for individuals diagnosed with a substance use disorder according to their unique medical, psychiatric, and substance use history.
- Multiple Substance Use And Cross Addiction
- Common Characteristics Of Substance Use
- Screening For Substance Use
- Addiction Screening Instruments