ASAM

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AcronymDefinition
ASAMAmerican Society of Addiction Medicine
ASAMAdvanced Security for Account Managers (exam; Cisco)
ASAMAlternative Schools Accountability Model (California)
ASAMAtm Subscriber Access Multiplexer
ASAMAdvanced Services Access Manager
ASAMAnti-Shipping Activity Messages (commercial shipping)
ASAMATM Subscriber Access Multiplexer (Alcatel)
ASAMAssociation for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants
ASAMAviation Safety Action Message
ASAMAdvanced Software Acquisition Management course (at IRMC/DSMC also known as SAM 301)
ASAMAssociation for Standardization of Automation & Measuring Systems
ASAMAdvanced Study of Air Mobility
ASAMAutomated Staffing Assessment Model (US Army MEDCOM)
ASAMAdvanced Surface-to-Air Missile
ASAMAvrasya Stratejik Araºtirmalar Merkezi (Center for Eurasian Strategic Studies, Ankara, Turkey)
ASAMAdvanced Scanning Array Module
ASAMApplication of Safety Assessment Methodology for Near-Surface Waste Disposal Facilities (IAEA)
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Ovson is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, where she has held several leadership positions.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine last year issued a statement defining all addiction (including sexual behavior addiction) in terms of brain changes.
Earlier this year the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) defined addiction as a chronic brain disorder and not simply a behavioral problem.
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): A new definition of addiction released by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has highlighted that addiction is a chronic brain disorder and not simply a behavioural problem involving too much alcohol, drugs, gambling or sex.
PCSS-P is a project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
The American Society of Addiction Medicine has published the fourth edition of Principles of Addiction Medicine, the landmark textbook that provides a comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders as well as the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions.
Today, the leading organization in addiction medicine, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), has about 3,000 members, one third of whom are recovering alcoholics and addicts (Freed, 2007).
In time patient placement criteria, with the preeminent model being that developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, added an important degree of objectivity that contributes to more systematized treatment and treatment outcomes research.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine provided a certification exam for years, "but it was not accorded the same respect and gravitas as fields that have their own subspecialty boards," he said.
In May, the Parity Implementation Coalition--an advocacy group that includes the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Betty Ford Center, Bradford Health Services, Faces and Voices of Recovery, the Hazelden Foundation, Mental Health America, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs, and Wellstone Action--submitted 44 pages of comments to the Department of Labor, which is taking the lead on parity regulations.
Healthcare publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Philadelphia, PA) has entered into a partnership with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM; Chevy Chase, MD), an addiction medicine society dedicated to improving the treatment of people with addiction disorders, to publish the "Journal of Addiction Medicine" with a premier issue in early 2007.
Addiction is defined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine as continued use in spite of harm.
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