E-Publication:

International Addiction



Issue 1 - October 2000

Editorial - What is ISAM? (view)
Dr. Nady el-Guebaly
President, ISAM
Medical Director, Addiction Centre, CRHA
Calgary AB Canada

NETWORK THERAPY: Using Family & Peer Support To Improve Your Treatment
Outcome
( view)
Marc Galanter, M.D.
Director, Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Professor of Psychiatry
New York University Medical Center
550 First Avenue, New York, New York 10016

The Modern Problem of Addiction in Russia: Status and Perspectives ( view)
Prof. Nikolai Ivanets, MD, I.P. Anokhina, E.V. Borisova, E.A. Kochkina
Director of Research Institute of Addictions
M. Mogiltsevsky per., 3
121921 Moscow Russia

Addictive Disorders in Adolescents (view )
Yifrah Kaminer, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
Alcohol Research Center,
University of Connecticut Health Center,
Farmington, Connecticut.

The Contribution of Psychosocial Therapies in the Management of Opiate
Addiction
(view )
Nady el-Guebaly, M.D.
Medical Director
Foothills Hospital Addiction Centre
1403 – 29 Street NW
Calgary AB T2N 2T9 CANADA


Issue 2 - May 2001

Editorial ( View )
Dr. Nady el-Guebaly
President, ISAM
Medical Director, Addiction Centre, CRHA
Calgary AB Canada

Subgroups of alcohol dependence and their specific therapeutic management:
review and introduction to the Lesch- typology
( view)
Ramskogler K, Walter H, Hertling I, Riegler A, Gutierrez K, Lesch OM
University Clinic of Psychiatry
Waehringer Guertel 18-20
1090 Vienna, Austria, Europe

Commentary
by Marc Galanter, MD, FASAM ( view)

Professional Incapacity - An Overview ( view)
Peter E Mezciems, M.D.
Director of Undergraduate Education
Homewood Addiction Division

Commentary
by G. Douglas Talbott, M.D., FASAM (View )

Heroin Addiction, Methadone Maintenance, and Opiophobia:
A Worldwide Problem
( view )
Barry Stimmel, M.D.
Departments of Medicine and Medical Education
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York


Issue 3 - May 2002

Editorial ( view)
Dr. Nady el-Guebaly
President, ISAM
Medical Director, Addiction Centre, CRHA
Calgary AB Canada

Methadone at an Australian Teaching Hospital: a clinical audit from 1988 - 1993 ( View)
Aidan Foy, MD & AP White, MD
Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital
NSW Australia

Commentary by
Definitions Related to the Use of Opiates for the Treatment of Pain (reprinted with
permission of the American Academy of Pain Medicine) ( view)

Committee: Seddon Savage (Chair), Ed Covinton, MD, Howard Heit, MD, John Hunt,
MD, David Joranson, MD & Sidney Schnoll, MD

Facets of Drug Abuse in Egypt: An Overview ( View)
Tarek Gawad, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Addiction Unit, Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt

Alcohol and mortality Crisis in Belarus ( view)
click here to view the Graphs
Yuri Razvodovsky, MD
Grodno State Medical University
Belarus