Assessment of a Person with an Addiction

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9m
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Lecture Overview

In this brief and practical talk, Geoff Ahern identifies the most important strategies we can apply in our assessment of the patient that is struggling with addiction. The key, he argues, is building rapport. As health professionals, patient rapport is at the heart of every interaction we have with our patients - but why is it especially important in the setting of addiction?