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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 £27.73 (RRP : £29.99 save £2.26)

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)

Transcending Addiction: An Existential Pathway to Recovery

Transcending Addiction: An Existential Pathway to Recovery

by Ryan Kemp

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

Addiction is often thought about in terms of cause, be that brain chemistry, attachment patterns, or cognitive schemas. But this does not allow an understanding of what addiction ‘is’. It does not... (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 £17.99 (RRP : £19.99 save £2.00)

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)

Addictive States of Mind

Addictive States of Mind

Edited by Marion Bower, Robert Hale

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

'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)

Experiential Group Therapy Interventions with DBT: A 30-Day Program for Treating Addictions and Trauma

Experiential Group Therapy Interventions with DBT: A 30-Day Program for Treating Addictions and Trauma

by Allan J. Katz, Mary Hickman Bellofatto

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £31.99 save £1.12)

Experiential Group Therapy Interventions with DBT provides group and individual therapists with proven experiential exercises that utilize dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills and original... (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 £37.79 (RRP : £41.99 save £4.20)
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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)

Drug Dreams: Clinical and Research Implications of Dreams about Drugs in Drug-addicted Patients

Drug Dreams: Clinical and Research Implications of Dreams about Drugs in Drug-addicted Patients

by Claudio Colace

  • Paperback £17.09 (RRP : £18.99 save £1.90)

"Drug dreams", or the dreams in which drug-dependent patients use or attempt to use the drugs that they are addicted to, are a well-documented clinical phenomenon in various forms of drug addiction.... (more)

Lacan and Addiction: An Anthology

Lacan and Addiction: An Anthology

Edited by Yael Goldman Baldwin, Kareen R. Malone

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

With chapters from Rik Loose, Fabian Naparstek, Patricia Gherovici, Bruce Fink, Thomos Svolos and many others, the anthology is for people interested in the topic of addictions, or in Lacanian... (more)

Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction: A comprehensive guide for people who struggle with sex addiction and those who want to help them

Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction: A comprehensive guide for people who struggle with sex addiction and those who want to help them

by Paula Hall

  • Paperback £19.99

Understanding and Treating Sex and Pornography Addiction demonstrates why people's lives are being destroyed by compulsive sexual behaviour and what we can do to help them. The book examines the... (more)

Emotion Regulation Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders: Helping Clients Manage Negative Thoughts and Feelings

Emotion Regulation Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders: Helping Clients Manage Negative Thoughts and Feelings

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £2.60)

Emotion Regulation Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders provides step-by-step, detailed procedures for assessing and treating emotion regulation difficulties in individuals diagnosed with an alcohol... (more)

The Psychodynamics of Addiction

The Psychodynamics of Addiction

Edited by Martin Weegmann, Robert Cohen

  • Paperback £42.99

In the treatment of addictions and their psychological understanding, cognitive-behavioural and motivation approaches have been paramount. In contrast, the psychodynamic contribution has been muted.... (more)

Overcoming Sex Addiction: A Self Help Guide

Overcoming Sex Addiction: A Self Help Guide

by Thaddeus Birchard

  • Paperback £20.79 (RRP : £20.99 save £0.20)

Overcoming Sex Addiction is an accessible self-help guide which uses the principles of cognitive behaviour therapy to help those with problematic or unwanted patterns of sexual behaviour. It is... (more)

Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymous: The Twelve Steps as a Spiritual Journey of Individuation

Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymous: The Twelve Steps as a Spiritual Journey of Individuation

by Ian McCabe

  • Paperback £24.99

“Show me a drunk and I’ll show you someone in search of God”, is a saying that could be derived from Carl Jung. Jung wrote to Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.), about his... (more)

Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

by Lisa M. Najavits

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

This much-needed manual presents the first empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed specifically for PTSD and substance abuse. For persons with this prevalent and... (more)

Addictions Counseling: A Competency-Based Approach

Addictions Counseling: A Competency-Based Approach

by Cynthia A. Faulkner

  • Paperback £35.99

Written by authors with extensive experience as practitioners and educators, this text serves as a straightforward resource for undergraduate and graduate students who have a goal of being counselors... (more)

The Psychology of Addiction

The Psychology of Addiction

by Jenny Svanberg

  • Paperback £9.99

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)

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

Edited by Bill Reading, Martin Weegmann

  • Paperback £48.58 (RRP : £48.99 save £0.41)

This important collection is written by many well-known experts, several renowned on the international stage, with perspectives from the UK, USA and Scandinavia. They share their extensive... (more)

Problem Drinking: A Person-Centred Dialogue

Problem Drinking: A Person-Centred Dialogue

by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

  • Paperback £23.54 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.45)

Demonstrating the application of person-centred alcohol counselling theory using dialogue to illustrate interactions, this text describes counselling supervision and looks at how this approach helps... (more)

Counselling a Recovering Drug User: A Person-Centred Dialogue

Counselling a Recovering Drug User: A Person-Centred Dialogue

by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

  • Paperback £23.54 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.45)

This text highlights the complexities of dealing with people who have a drug-related problem and offers an insight into the world of drug users and the counselling process. It also provides an... (more)

The Essential Handbook of Treatment and Prevention of Alcohol Problems

The Essential Handbook of Treatment and Prevention of Alcohol Problems

by Nick Heather, Tim Stockwell

  • Paperback £46.79 (RRP : £51.99 save £5.20)

The last three decades have seen an explosion of social, psychological and clinical research to identify effective strategies to prevent and treat alcohol-related problems. This Essential Handbook... (more)

Substance Use and Abuse: Cultural and Historical Perspectives

Substance Use and Abuse: Cultural and Historical Perspectives

by Russil Durrant, Jo Thakker

  • Paperback £53.10 (RRP : £59.00 save £5.90)

The authors' primary goal is to thoroughly explore cultural and historical approaches. Such an approach has much to offer in terms of enriching our understanding of why people use drugs and in... (more)

The Group Therapy of Substance Abuse

The Group Therapy of Substance Abuse

Edited by David W. Brook, Henry I. Spitz

  • Paperback £61.19 (RRP : £67.99 save £6.80)

Gain a practical perspective on group therapy as a treatment for addiction! As more and more researchers and clinicians recognize group therapy as the primary psychosocial intervention in the... (more)

Containing the Uncontainable: Alcohol Misuse and the Personal Choice Community Programme

Containing the Uncontainable: Alcohol Misuse and the Personal Choice Community Programme

by Barbara Elliott

  • Paperback £39.59 (RRP : £43.99 save £4.40)

One of the first books on abstinence-based treatment to integrate psychoanalytic and cognitive/behavioural models structurally, Containing the Uncontainable is a practical account of establishing and... (more)

Clinical Management of Sex Addiction

Clinical Management of Sex Addiction

by Patrick J. Carnes, Kenneth M. Adams

  • Hardback £80.09 (RRP : £88.99 save £8.90)

This is the first comprehensive volume of the clinical management of sex addiction. Collecting the work of 28 leaders in this emerging field, the editors provide a long-needed primary text about how... (more)

Narrative Means to Sober Ends: Treating Addiction and Its Aftermath

Narrative Means to Sober Ends: Treating Addiction and Its Aftermath

by Nicola Diamond

  • Paperback £31.29 (RRP : £33.99 save £2.70)

Working with clients who abuse drugs or alcohol poses formidable challenges to the clinician. Addicted persons are often confronting multiple, complex problems, from the denial of the addiction... (more)

The Alcoholic Family In Recovery: A Developmental Model

The Alcoholic Family In Recovery: A Developmental Model

by Virginia Lewis

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

Family relationships change dramatically when one or more members stops drinking. Far from offering a "quick fix" to family problems, in fact, the first years of sobriety are often marked by... (more)

Hungers and Compulsions: The Psychodynamic Treatment of Eating Disorders and Addictions

Hungers and Compulsions: The Psychodynamic Treatment of Eating Disorders and Addictions

Edited by Jean Petrucelli, Catherine Stuart

  • Hardback £67.50 (RRP : £75.00 save £7.50)

This book will help therapists understand and treat patients suffering from mild to dangerous forms of eating disorders, other compulsions and addictions, such as alcoholism, and even erotic... (more)

The Alcohol Report

The Alcohol Report

Edited by Martin Plant

  • Paperback £16.95

The Alcohol Report sets out to provide, in non-technical terms, a considered, authoritative and informative review of some of the key topics likely to interest those with a serious interest in the... (more)

Social Psychology of Drug Abuse

Social Psychology of Drug Abuse

by Steve Sussman, Susan L Ames

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

How can drug abuse be best prevented or treated? This concise and comprehensive overview unravels the complexities surrounding the definition, cause and treatment of drug abuse. The authors set out... (more)

Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages-of-Change Therapy Manual

Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages-of-Change Therapy Manual

by Mary Marden Velasquez

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

This practical manual presents a 29-session treatment program designed to engage, motivate, and stimulate processes of change in clients at all stages of recovery. The program is based on the... (more)

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