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In this one-hour October 1, 2019 presentation,
Dr. Mariela G. Shibley, Psy.D., describes substance abuse criteria and
shares startling statistics about substance abuse in the legal profession. Tune
in for this informative discussion about root causes of substance abuse, its
prevalence in the legal profession, prevention, and treatment options.
Dr. Shibley is a clinical and forensic psychologist with a
private practice in San Diego,
California. She is an active member of the San Diego Psychological Association,
where she has served on the Board of Directors for two years.
Substance Abuse In The Legal Profession: Stereotypes v. Reality
What defines a substance abuse problem?
- Alcohol Use Disorder
- Diagnostic Criteria
- 11 Criteria of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM5)
Substance abuse as a symptom of unhealthy coping skills
Substance abuse statistics in the law profession
Why lawyers are prone to substance abuse
How do we treat substance use?
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