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Understanding Addiction Behaviours: Theoretical and Clinical Practice in Health and Social Care

Understanding Addiction Behaviours: Theoretical and Clinical Practice in Health and Social Care

by G. Hussein Rassool

  • Paperback £37.99

Are you looking for a book that is about more than just drugs or alcohol misuse? This comprehensive text uniquely examines both pharmacological and non-pharmacological addictions. Highlighting the... (more)

Understanding and Working with Substance Misusers

Understanding and Working with Substance Misusers

by Aaron Pycroft

  • Paperback £32.99

Explores the complex nature of addiction and the challenges involved in responding effectively through policy and practice. It examines the biopyschosocial elements of addiction to substances... (more)

The Principles and Practice of Group Work in Addictions

The Principles and Practice of Group Work in Addictions

Edited by Robert Hill, Jennifer Harris

  • Paperback £48.99

How can the group setting be used to treat those with drug and alcohol problems? Many professionals working across a variety of addictions settings find themselves working in groups and tackling... (more)

Addictions: Second Edition

Addictions: Second Edition

by Maree Teesson, Wayne Hall

  • Paperback £32.99

The first edition of Addictions established itself as a valuable resource for students and professionals alike. This authoritative new edition builds on the success of the previous book,... (more)

Counselling for Alcohol Problems: Third Edition

Counselling for Alcohol Problems: Third Edition

by Richard Velleman

  • Paperback £37.99

This third edition is a practical guide to working with people who have problems with their use of alcohol. It is the key book recommended by most alcohol counselling courses in the UK, including the... (more)

Survivors of Addiction: Narratives of Recovery

Survivors of Addiction: Narratives of Recovery

by Mary Addenbrooke

  • Paperback £42.99

Addiction is something that affects many different people from all walks of life and can be difficult for a therapist to treat, and the client to conquer. In this book fifteen people who have... (more)

Integrated Group Therapy for Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

Integrated Group Therapy for Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

by Roger D. Weiss, Hilary Smith Connery

  • Paperback £32.99

Packed with practical clinical tools, this book presents an empirically supported treatment expressly designed for clients with both bipolar disorder and substance use disorders. Integrated group... (more)

Group Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: A Motivational Cognitive-behavioral Approach

Group Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: A Motivational Cognitive-behavioral Approach

by Linda Carter Sobell, Mark B. Sobell

  • Paperback £37.99

This authoritative book presents a groundbreaking evidence-based approach to conducting therapy groups for persons with substance use disorders. The approach integrates cognitive-behavioral,... (more)

Addictive States of Mind

Addictive States of Mind

Edited by Marion Bower, Robert Hale

  • Paperback £35.99

'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)

Addictive Personalities and Why People Take Drugs: The Spike and the Moon

Addictive Personalities and Why People Take Drugs: The Spike and the Moon

by Gary Winship

  • Paperback £22.99

‘Why do we take drugs? I haven’t the faintest idea, but Gary Winship has a damned good go at telling me the answer. Some might say this is a largely academic book, but as an ex-psychiatric nurse and... (more)

Addiction Essentials: The Go-to Guide for Clinicians and Patients

Addiction Essentials: The Go-to Guide for Clinicians and Patients

by Carlton K. Erickson

  • Paperback £18.00

An up-to-date guide to the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of addictions. Whether it's to caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol, many of us suffer from at least one addiction. Carlton K. Erickson presents... (more)

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

Counselling Older People with Alcohol Problems

by Mike Fox, Lesley Wilson

  • Paperback £22.99

Alcohol misuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue for people aged 55 and over, and providing effective counselling services to this growing client group requires a unique and specialised... (more)

Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Substance Abuse

Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Substance Abuse

Edited by Marc Galanter, Herbert D. Kleber

  • Paperback £53.00

Leading authorities on substance abuse treatment techniques review and illustrate the most common interventions for opioid-related and alcohol-related substance abuse disorders, as well as crucial... (more)

Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits)

Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits)

Edited by Anne Fox, Mike MacAvoy

  • Hardback £120.00

The goal of this book is to contribute to ongoing scholarly discussion on the very serious topic of drunkenness. The phrase 'four hundred rabbits' is one of many illustrations of the deep cultural,... (more)

Breaking the Addiction to Please: Goodbye Guilt

Breaking the Addiction to Please: Goodbye Guilt

by Les Barbanell

  • Hardback £42.00

Many people are responsible for taking care of an aging parent, an ailing spouse, or a handicapped child and do so out of love, devotion, or obligation, and many others have caretaking occupations in... (more)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Problem Drinking: A Practitioner's Guide

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Problem Drinking: A Practitioner's Guide

by Marcantonio Spada

  • Paperback £39.99

This book serves as a concise and practical guide on the application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to problem drinking. Divided into five chapters it provides: a detailed account of the... (more)

Music Therapy and Addictions

Music Therapy and Addictions

Edited by David Aldridge, Jorg Fachner

  • Paperback £20.99

Recent studies show that music can reach the parts of the human brain that are linked to addiction, and can function as an integral part of recovery. This research-based, practical book demonstrates... (more)

Clinical Manual for Treatment of Alcoholism and Addictions

Clinical Manual for Treatment of Alcoholism and Addictions

by Avram H. Mack, Amy L. Harrington

  • Paperback £44.00

In an extensively updated and reformatted third edition, the Clinical Manual for Treatment of Alcoholism and Addictions provides a concise overview of addiction treatment issues relevant to... (more)

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme for Problem Gambling: Therapist Manual

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Programme for Problem Gambling: Therapist Manual

by Namrata Raylu, Tian Po Oei

  • Paperback £46.99

A comprehensive manual providing guidance for therapists treating clients with gambling addictions. It uses a cognitive behavioural approach to identify a session by session guide for overcoming... (more)

Substance Misuse: The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

Substance Misuse: The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Joy Barlow

  • Paperback £24.99

Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. With heightened political and policy emphasis on all aspects of substance... (more)

Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

by Marcus Grant

  • Hardback £68.99

This book is intended to contribute to the World Health Organization's (WHO) global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. It explores areas where alcohol producers' technical competence can... (more)

Craving for Ecstasy and Natural Highs: A Positive Approach to Mood Alteration

Craving for Ecstasy and Natural Highs: A Positive Approach to Mood Alteration

by Harvey B. Milkman, Stanley Sunderwirth

  • Paperback £34.99

People from all walks of life often lose themselves in pursuing counterfeit pleasures - cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, thrill seeking, sex, food, gambling, and on-line fantasies to name just a few. How... (more)

Women, Girls, and Addiction: Celebrating the Feminine in Counseling Treatment and Recovery

Women, Girls, and Addiction: Celebrating the Feminine in Counseling Treatment and Recovery

by Cynthia A. Briggs, Jennifer L. Pepperell

  • Hardback £140.00

The first book on the efficacy of treatment approaches and interventions that are tailored to working with addicted women, and the first publication of any kind to provide a feminist approach to... (more)

Social Behaviour and Network Therapy for Alcohol Problems

Social Behaviour and Network Therapy for Alcohol Problems

Edited by Alex Copello, Gillian Tober

  • Paperback £36.99

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)

Methamphetamine Addiction: From Basic Science to Treatment

Methamphetamine Addiction: From Basic Science to Treatment

Edited by John M. Roll, Walter Ling

  • Hardback £37.99

Separating myth from fact, this work reviews the knowledge about methamphetamine addiction and describes some of the most promising available treatment approaches. (more)

Addicted?: Recognizing Destructive Behaviors Before It's Too Late

Addicted?: Recognizing Destructive Behaviors Before It's Too Late

by Marilyn Freimuth

  • Paperback £14.99

Presents different ways to recognize the early and often subtle signs of addiction - much in the same way we learn to detect the early signs of cancer. But, unlike cancer, where people rush to get... (more)

Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders: Personality Disorders and Addiction

Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders: Personality Disorders and Addiction

by Sharon C. Ekleberry

  • Paperback £44.99

This book addresses a complex client population, which presents service providers with significant professional challenges. Underlying personality disorders compromise treatment effectiveness for... (more)

Cocaine and Methamphetamine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery and Relapse Prevention

Cocaine and Methamphetamine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery and Relapse Prevention

by Arnold M. Washton, Joan E. Zweben

  • Hardback £22.00

Two experienced addiction treatment professionals present a practice-oriented approach to understanding and overcoming addiction to cocaine, with the addition of a treatment protocol for working with... (more)

Stoned, Drunk, or Sober? Understanding Alcohol and Drug Use Through Qualitative, Quantitative, and Longitudinal Research

Stoned, Drunk, or Sober? Understanding Alcohol and Drug Use Through Qualitative, Quantitative, and Longitudinal Research

by Jeremiah Lowney

  • Paperback £38.00

In 1970, sociologist Jeremiah Lowney began researching a group of surfers called the "Wall Gang" in a small community of drug and alcohol users on Golden Beach in San Diego, California. Stoned,... (more)

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