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Addiction, Accommodation, and Vulnerability in Psychoanalysis: Circles without a Center

Addiction, Accommodation, and Vulnerability in Psychoanalysis: Circles without a Center

by Darren M. Haber

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This book explores the compulsions and trauma that underlie addiction, using an intersubjective approach in seeking to understand the inspirations and challenges arising from the psychoanalytic... (more)

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

by Gabor Mate

  • Paperback £10.99

To heal addiction, you have to go back to the start...

Featured on Russell Brand's podcast Under the Skin

Dr Gabor Mate is one of the world's most revered thinkers on the psychology of... (more)

Beyond the Primal Addiction: Food, Sex, Gambling, Internet Shopping and Work

Beyond the Primal Addiction: Food, Sex, Gambling, Internet Shopping and Work

Edited by Nina Savelle-Rocklin, Salman Akhtar

  • Paperback £31.34 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.65)

Written by experienced practitioners in the fields of addiction and psychoanalysis, and illustrated by a range of moving vignettes, this groundbreaking book examines the psychological foundations of... (more)

Addictive States of Mind

Addictive States of Mind

Edited by Marion Bower, Robert Hale

  • Paperback £32.99

'Perversion is taken to mean different things within psychoanalytic discourse. In this book the authors view perversions, not in terms of specific behaviours, but as a type of blueprint for object... (more)

Addictions From an Attachment Perspective: Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours?

Addictions From an Attachment Perspective: Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours?

Edited by Richard Gill

  • Paperback £22.99

This outstanding book is an important collection of papers from the 2013 John Bowlby Memorial Conference by accomplished clinicians from different modalities who share their experience of working... (more)

The Psychology of Addiction

The Psychology of Addiction

by Jenny Svanberg

  • Paperback £11.99

This accessible book takes a psychological approach to understanding addiction. It considers key questions and myths surrounding addition such as `how do people get hooked?' and `can you recover from... (more)

Sexual Addiction: Psychoanalytic Concepts and the Art of Supervision

Sexual Addiction: Psychoanalytic Concepts and the Art of Supervision

by Vamik D. Volkan

  • Paperback £17.99

Vamik D. Volkan recounts the story of Judy, a woman attempting to solve her early life deprivations through non-chemical addiction. He provides an understanding of the psychology behind such an... (more)

Psychodynamic Approaches for Treatment of Drug Abuse and Addiction: Theory and Treatment

Psychodynamic Approaches for Treatment of Drug Abuse and Addiction: Theory and Treatment

by David Potik

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)
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This book provides clinicians and students with insights on the use of psychodynamic therapy to treat drug abuse and addiction, combining theory with clinical case material.

The perspectives of... (more)

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users: A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users: A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support

by Tony White

  • Paperback £24.99

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users provides an accessible guide to substance use and working with substance users. Using transactional analysis theory, the author explains why some people use... (more)

Impulse Control Disorders: A Clinicians Guide to Understanding and Treating Behavioral Addictions

Impulse Control Disorders: A Clinicians Guide to Understanding and Treating Behavioral Addictions

by Jon E. Grant

  • Print £19.00

The first comprehensive and clinically oriented guide to the new addictions. Impulse control disorders such as gambling and risky sexual behavior are increasingly recognized as treatable forms of... (more)

Is it Me or My Meds?: Living with Antidepressants

Is it Me or My Meds?: Living with Antidepressants

by David A. Karp

  • Print £26.95

By the millennium Americans were spending more than 12 billion dollars yearly on antidepressant medications. Currently, millions of people in the U.S. routinely use these pills. Are these miracle... (more)

The Subject of Addiction: Psychoanalysis and The Administration of Enjoyment

The Subject of Addiction: Psychoanalysis and The Administration of Enjoyment

by Rik Loose

  • Paperback £44.99
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Drugs and drug use are an integral part of human culture. Yet we know hardly anything about drugs, at least not the kind of knowledge that would help us to understand how drugs affect people and how... (more)

Healing the Shame That Binds You

Healing the Shame That Binds You

by John Bradshaw

  • Paperback £10.99

This classic book has been completely updated and expanded by the author.

"I used to drink," writes John Bradshaw, "to solve the problems caused by drinking. The more I drank to relieve my... (more)

Essential Papers on Addiction

Essential Papers on Addiction

Edited by Daniel L. Yalisove

  • Paperback £29.99

Presents the most important writings, and the various sides of the debate on the psychoanalytic understanding and treatment of adddiction. Daniel Yalisove outlines the history of the treatment of... (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

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

Rewiring the Addicted Brain with EMDR-Based Treatment

Rewiring the Addicted Brain with EMDR-Based Treatment

by Laurel Parnell

  • Paperback £18.00

Writing for both EMDR therapists and substance abuse counsellors, Laurel Parnell provides user-friendly tools to help support clients in recovery with EMDR-based techniques that can be easily... (more)

Addiction, Attachment, Trauma and Recovery: The Power of Connection

Addiction, Attachment, Trauma and Recovery: The Power of Connection

by Oliver J. Morgan

  • Hardback £27.00

Understanding addiction is no longer just about understanding neurons or genes, broken brain functioning, learning or faulty choices. Oliver J. Morgan provides a fresh take on addiction and recovery... (more)

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals: Second Edition

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals: Second Edition

by William R. Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes

  • Hardback £40.49 (RRP : £44.99 save £4.50)

This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and... (more)

Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention: Insights from Long-Term Advocates

Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention: Insights from Long-Term Advocates

Edited by David S. Anderson

  • Paperback £32.99

Leadership in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention blends the wisdom of numerous long-term professionals addressing drug and alcohol issues with helpful strategies and current science. Organized around... (more)

Counseling Addicted Families: A Sequential Assessment and Treatment Model

Counseling Addicted Families: A Sequential Assessment and Treatment Model

by Gerald A. Juhnke, W. Bryce Hagedorn

  • Paperback £40.99

Counseling Addicted Families: Second Edition, is an up-to-date treatment manual that fosters lasting change for families dealing with addiction and addictive disorders. Focused around the clinically... (more)

Substance Abuse and the Family: Assessment and Treatment

Substance Abuse and the Family: Assessment and Treatment

by Michael D. Reiter

  • Paperback £38.99

In this updated edition of Substance Abuse and the Family, Michael D. Reiter examines addiction through a family systems lens which considers a range of interconnected contexts, such as biology and... (more)

The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself

The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself

by Thomas F. Harrison, Hilary Smith Connery

  • Paperback £12.99

If you are struggling to help a loved one recover from addiction--and to cope with the devastating impact on the whole family--you are not alone. But until now, there has been no single book that... (more)

Treating Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders

Treating Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders

by Oscar G. Bukstein

  • Hardback £25.99

From a leading addiction specialist, this highly practical book explores what works in treating adolescents. Oscar G. Bukstein answers the clinician's vital question: "What do I do now?" He describes... (more)

Teen Substance Use, Mental Health and Body Image: Practical Strategies for Support

Teen Substance Use, Mental Health and Body Image: Practical Strategies for Support

by Ian MacDonald

  • Paperback £16.99

A practical, up-to-date resource for schools on substance use. It covers drug and alcohol use, but importantly also tackles newer concerns for schools, such as the use of performance-enhancing drugs... (more)

Grandparenting the Children of Addicted Parents: Experiences and Wisdom for Kinship Carers

Grandparenting the Children of Addicted Parents: Experiences and Wisdom for Kinship Carers

Edited by Janet Burja

  • Paperback £13.99

This is an accessible book on grandparenting children in cases where grandparents have become legally responsible for parenting a child in their family, often due to parental drug misuse or mental... (more)

Finding Your Best Self, Revised Edition: Recovery from Addiction, Trauma, or Both

Finding Your Best Self, Revised Edition: Recovery from Addiction, Trauma, or Both

by Lisa M Najavits

  • Paperback £11.69 (RRP : £12.99 save £1.30)

Addiction and trauma specialist Lisa Najavits (creator of the evidence-based Seeking Safety treatment model) has trained thousands of therapists in innovative techniques to help people heal and... (more)

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

by Dennis L. Thombs, Cynthia J Osborn

  • Hardback £40.99

Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the... (more)

Family Therapy and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: The Family Matters Model

Family Therapy and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: The Family Matters Model

by Melody Bacon

  • Paperback £32.99

This accessible guide offers a much-needed integration of family therapy into the treatment of substance use disorders. By proposing a means by which family therapy can be moved to the forefront of... (more)

Sex Addiction

Sex Addiction

by Paula Hall

  • Paperback £19.99

Sex Addiction: A Guide for Couples and Those Who Help Them is a practical book that provides empathic support, guidance, information and pragmatic strategies for couples who want to survive sex and... (more)

Treating Impulsive Addictive and Self-Destructive Behaviors: Mindfulness and Modification Therapy

Treating Impulsive Addictive and Self-Destructive Behaviors: Mindfulness and Modification Therapy

by Peggilee Wupperman

  • Paperback £23.39 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.60)

This accessible book presents time- and cost-effective strategies for helping clients break free of dysregulated behaviors--such as substance abuse, binge eating, compulsive spending, and... (more)

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