Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders

Fourth Edition

Edited by Avram H. Mack, Kathleen T. Brady, Sheldon I. Miller, and Richard J. Frances

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Avram H. Mack, MD, is Associate Chair for Quality and Safety at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he is a practicing psychiatrist with a focus on substance use disorders and forensic, child, adult, and consultation–liaison psychiatry. Dr. Mack leads efforts on quality and patient safety and has had extensive experience as a teacher and administrator in undergraduate and graduate medical education for trainees and staff at the University of Pennsylvania, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and previously at Georgetown University. He is board-certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and addiction medicine and presents, publishes, and testifies extensively regarding substance abuse. A past president of the Washington Psychiatric Society, he served on the board of directors of the American Psychiatric Association and on the Impaired Physicians Committee of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia. A distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists, Dr. Mack is a recipient of the Education Award presented by the Association for Academic Psychiatry in recognition of his efforts in advancing the patient safety movement within psychiatry.

Kathleen T. Brady, MD, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor and Associate Provost for Clinical and Translational Science at the Medical University of South Carolina. Her interests include drug and alcohol abuse/addiction and comorbid conditions. A board-certified psychiatrist, Dr. Brady leads numerous research projects and served as president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and a board member of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. She has authored over 300 publications; presented at conferences, grand rounds, and symposia; and received numerous awards.

Sheldon I. Miller, MD, until his death in 2011, was Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and former Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Recognized as a national leader in addiction psychiatry, he was a cofounder of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Miller was the author of more than 100 publications and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal on Addictions. He served on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Emergency Medicine and was a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.

Richard J. Frances, MD, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He maintains a private practice in New York and was instrumental in the recognition of addiction psychiatry as a medical subspecialty. Board-certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry, Dr. Frances was a cofounder and first president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Director of Education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences), Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Hackensack University Medical Center, and President and Medical Director of Silver Hill Hospital. He has also held leadership positions at New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center and has a special interest in addiction, with a focus on impaired professionals.