Addictions Nursing Articles

Addictions Nursing is for nurses committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders including alcohol and other drug dependencies, nicotine dependencies, eating disorders, dual and multiple diagnoses, and process addictions such as gambling.

Caring for MAT Patients

Caring for MAT Patients

by SeasonedOne - Below is some general information that might be of use for those interested in MAT from the trenches. Let me know what you think.... What is a MAT (Methadone... Read More →

Addictions Nursing

Addictions Nursing

by Meriwhen - Addictions nursing deals with the nursing care of individuals suffering from one or more addictions. Addictions nursing is considered a subspecialty of psychiatric... Read More →

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My Name is Susan

My Name is Susan

by suejgee - My name is Susan, and I'm an alcoholic. I'm also a registered nurse, hold a bachelor's degree in Human Services, and a Masters in Human Service Administration. I... Read More →

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Choice, Pathology, and the Disease Model of Addiction

Choice, Pathology, and the Disease Model of Addiction

by Issaiah1332 - Let us begin by considering two scenarios. The first is a middle-aged woman who, despite never smoking a single cigarette in her life, has recently struggled with... Read More →

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Methadone Clinic Nurses / Methadone Maintenance Treatment Nursing

Methadone Clinic Nurses / Methadone Maintenance Treatment Nursing

by TheCommuter - According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people who are presently addicted to heroin and other types of opiates is... Read More →

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