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Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hallucinogens.

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.