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Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hallucinogens.

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Search the Internet for current literature that outlines theories, approaches, strategies, and techniques shown to be effective when working with clients using hallucinogens. Write a detailed description of your findings. Cite the sources where you located the information.

300 words or more with scholarly references.

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As you explore some current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of hallucinogens, one article explores diagnostic issues:

Chung, T., & Martin, C. S. (2005). Classification and Short-Term Course of DSM--IV Cannabis, Hallucinogen, Cocaine, and Opioid Disorders in Treated Adolescents. Journal Of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 73(6), 995-1004.

The authors reveal how the latent class structure of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) can apply to teen users of hallucinogens. The study shows that "Although 2- and 3-class solutions provided the best fit to the data (2-class: ...

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Brief references are included to reveal trends in the diagnosis and treatment of hallucinogens.