Jim Orford

Jim Orford is Emeritus Professor of Clinical and Community Psychology at the University of Birmingham. His books on addiction include Excessive Appetites: A Psychological View of Addictions and An Unsafe Bet?: The Dangerous Rise of Gambling and the Debate We Should Be Having.

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Social Behaviour and Network Therapy for Alcohol Problems

Social Behaviour and Network Therapy for Alcohol Problems

Edited by Alex Copello, Gillian Tober

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

Serves as a manual for clinicians working with people with alcohol problems. The manual is based on previous research in addiction treatment, including family and social network interventions, as... (more)

An Unsafe Bet?: The Dangerous Rise of Gambling and the Debate We Should Be Having

An Unsafe Bet?: The Dangerous Rise of Gambling and the Debate We Should Be Having

by Jim Orford

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An Unsafe Bet? The Dangerous Rise of Gambling and the Debate We Should Be Having reveals how gambling represents a danger to public health due to its inherent addiction potential, which is being... (more)

Addiction Dilemmas: Family Experiences from Literature and Research and Their Lessons for Practice

Addiction Dilemmas: Family Experiences from Literature and Research and Their Lessons for Practice

by Jim Orford

  • Paperback £34.25

Addiction Dilemmas explores the impact of addiction on those closest to the individuals affected and their families. Drawing on a wide range of sources, the book discusses the stresses and strains... (more)

Excessive Appetites: A Psychological View of Addictions: Second Edition

Excessive Appetites: A Psychological View of Addictions: Second Edition

by Jim Orford

  • Paperback £64.58 (RRP : £71.75 save £7.17)

This new edition offers a complete and comprehensive revision of this classic text in the field of addictions. Covering a wide variety of different forms of addiction from alcohol, tobacco and other... (more)

The Gambling Establishment: Challenging the Power of the Modern Gambling Industry and its Allies

The Gambling Establishment: Challenging the Power of the Modern Gambling Industry and its Allies

by Jim Orford

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There are now signs that, after decades of phenomenal growth, the era of unrestrained gambling liberalisation may be coming to an end. However, the power of the Gambling Establishment is formidable,... (more)

Community Psychology: Theory and Practice

Community Psychology: Theory and Practice

by Jim Orford

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An examination of the concept of community psychology, which teaches social workers and psychologists how to understand people within their social spheres and how to use this understanding to improve... (more)

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