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Living with Alcoholism and Drug Addiction: Teen's Guides

Living with Alcoholism and Drug Addiction: Teen's Guides

by Nicholas R. Lessa, Sara D. Gilbert

  • Paperback £15.95

This is an essential guide for teens struggling with alcoholism and addiction. In 2006, nearly 11 million young people from the ages of 12 to 20 reported using alcohol in the past month, and nearly... (more)

Ceremonial Chemistry: The Ritual Persecution of Drugs, Addicts and Pushers

Ceremonial Chemistry: The Ritual Persecution of Drugs, Addicts and Pushers

by Thomas Szasz

  • Print £17.95

In this polemical response to the controversy about drug use and drug criminalization, Thomas Szasz suggests that governments have overstepped their bounds in labelling and prohibiting certain drugs... (more)

Psychotropic Drugs: Fast Facts: Fourth Edition

Psychotropic Drugs: Fast Facts: Fourth Edition

Edited by Jerrold S. Maxmen, Roger S. McIntyre

  • Paperback £35.00

This all-in-one drug resource guide for mental health professionals continues to present valuable drug information in a clear, accessible format. Organised by major drug classes, it offers... (more)

Counselling Young Binge Drinkers

Counselling Young Binge Drinkers

by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

  • Paperback £28.99

Young binge drinkers are becoming more and more common in society today. By using case studies with fictitious clients, this timely and much needed book offers the reflective thoughts and feelings of... (more)

Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works

Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works

by Arnold M. Washton, Joan E. Zweben

  • Paperback £31.99

Written specifically for the office-based psychotherapist, this practical guide describes how to detect, assess, diagnose, and treat clients presenting with a range of alcohol and drug problems.... (more)

A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Program for Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Therapist Guide

A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Program for Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Therapist Guide

by Elizabeth E. Epstein, Barbara S. McCrady

  • Paperback £41.49

It is well-known that alcohol abuse can have a devastating effect on a persons entire life, from work to social life to family relationships. However, men and women experience substance abuse... (more)

A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Program for Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook

A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Program for Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook

by Elizabeth E. Epstein, Barbara S. McCrady

  • Paperback £29.49

It is well-known that alcohol abuse can have a devastating effect on a persons entire life, from work to social life to family relationships. However, men and women experience substance abuse... (more)

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol: Drinking to Cope?

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol: Drinking to Cope?

by Matthew Tinsley, Sarah Hendrickx

  • Paperback £16.99

This book exposes the unexplored problem of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) using alcohol as a coping mechanism to deal with everyday life. Alcohol can relieve the anxiety of social... (more)

Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors: Second Edition

Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors: Second Edition

Edited by G. Alan Marlatt, Dennis M. Donovan

  • Print £39.99

This important work elucidates why relapse is so common for people recovering from addictive behavior problems - and what can be done to keep treatment on track. It provides an empirically supported... (more)

Assessment of Addictive Behaviors: Second Edition

Assessment of Addictive Behaviors: Second Edition

Edited by Dennis M. Donovan, G. Alan Marlatt

  • Print £40.99

This comprehensive clinical resource and text is grounded in cutting-edge knowledge about the biopsychosocial processes involved in addictive behaviors. Presented are research-based, eminently... (more)

Motivating Substance Abusers to Enter Treatment

Motivating Substance Abusers to Enter Treatment

by Jane E. Smith, Robert J. Meyers

  • Paperback £32.99

Filling a crucial need, this book presents a time- and cost-effective therapy program oriented to the concerned significant other (CSO) who wants to motivate a family member or partner to seek help.... (more)

Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Principles, Models, Methods

Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Principles, Models, Methods

by David J. Powell

  • Print £55.95

A handbook for clinical supervisors, dealing with the addiction field. The perfect handbook for the clinical supervisor. --Nancy Waite-OBrien, director, Education and Training, Betty Ford Center An... (more)

Genes, Environment, and Psychopathology: Understanding the Causes of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

Genes, Environment, and Psychopathology: Understanding the Causes of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

by Kenneth S. Kendler, Carol A. Prescott

  • Print £34.99

This groundbreaking volume synthesizes the results of the Virginia Adult Twin Study of Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders, which yielded longitudinal data on more than 9,000 individuals. The... (more)

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook for Couples

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook for Couples

by Barbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein

  • Paperback £28.49

It is well known that alcohol abuse can have a devastating effect on a persons entire life, from work to social life to family relationships. The cycle of alcohol abuse is especially damaging when... (more)

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: A Couples-Focused Program: Therapist Guide

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: A Couples-Focused Program: Therapist Guide

by Barbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein

  • Paperback £37.49

It is well known that alcohol abuse can have a devastating effect on a persons entire life, from work to social life to family relationships. The cycle of alcohol abuse is especially damaging when... (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)

Contingency Management in Substance Abuse Treatment

Contingency Management in Substance Abuse Treatment

Edited by Stephen T. Higgins, Sarah H Heil

  • Print £49.99

Contingency management uses a system of incentives and disincentives to motivate patients to meet their treatment goals, and has successfully been implemented in community treatment clinics, drug... (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)

Helping Students Overcome Substance Abuse: Effective Practices for Prevention and Intervention

Helping Students Overcome Substance Abuse: Effective Practices for Prevention and Intervention

by Jason J. Burrow-Sanchez, Leanne S. Hawken

  • Print £32.99

Providing practical, evidence-based strategies for working with secondary level students, this book is affordable and accessible. It includes reproducible clinical tools plus resources for referrals.... (more)

Overcoming Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use: A Guide for Beginning the Change Process

Overcoming Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use: A Guide for Beginning the Change Process

by Jeremy M. Linton

  • Print £24.99

"Overcoming Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use" is a workbook for use with clients in treatment, informed by the most current research and literature in the substance abuse field. The book introduces a... (more)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Smoking Cessation: A Practical Guidebook to the Most Effective Treatments

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Smoking Cessation: A Practical Guidebook to the Most Effective Treatments

Edited by Kenneth A. Perkins, Michele D. Levine

  • Print £39.99

The central goal of the therapist engaged in helping someone to quit smoking is to teach the smoker ways to prepare to quit, sucessfully abstain through regular self-monitoring and behavioral... (more)

When Work Takes Control: The Psychology and Effects of Work Addiction

When Work Takes Control: The Psychology and Effects of Work Addiction

by Pernille Rasmussen

  • Paperback £32.99

The purpose of this book is to explain, first, what happens when we become too involved in our work, and, second, how we avoid being controlled by our work and how we prevent family members, friends,... (more)

Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling: Client Workbook

Overcoming Your Pathological Gambling: Client Workbook

by Robert Ladouceur, Stella Lachance

  • Print £32.49

If you feel as though you can no longer control your gambling, if your gambling has interfered with your family, social, or working life, this workbook can help you take back control. Though gambling... (more)

Overcoming Pathological Gambling: Therapist Guide

Overcoming Pathological Gambling: Therapist Guide

by Robert Ladouceur, Stella Lachance

  • Print £43.49

As gambling becomes more prevalent and more accessible in our society, pathological gambling is growing as a serious problem. In most instances, excessive gambling negatively affects a person's home,... (more)

Problem and Pathological Gambling

Problem and Pathological Gambling

Edited by James P. Whelan, Andrew W. Meyers

  • Print £19.90

Over the past 30 years, there has been a dramatic increase in the availability of convenient and legal gambling opportunities. Most people can reach a casino in a matter of a few hours, lottery... (more)

Alcohol Use Disorders

Alcohol Use Disorders

Edited by Stephen A. Maisto, Ronda L. Dearing

  • Print £19.90

This volume provides therapists and students with practical and evidence-based guidance on diagnosis and treatment of alcohol problems, and does so in a uniquely "reader-friendly" manner. The book is... (more)

Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide

Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders: A Practitioner's Guide

by John Smith

  • Print £52.00

This book is a basic overview of current evidence-based practices for treating co-occurring disorders and is designed to provide clinicians with the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively... (more)

Raising Drug-free Kids: 100 Tips for Parents

Raising Drug-free Kids: 100 Tips for Parents

by Aletha Solter

  • Print £14.99

This book gives parents tips for keeping children of all ages away from drugs and alcohol. In the USA, where an estimated 25 percent of teenagers use illegal substances on a monthly basis, parents... (more)

Cognitive-behavioural Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction: A Treatment Planner for Clinicians

Cognitive-behavioural Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction: A Treatment Planner for Clinicians

Edited by Christos Kouimtsidis, Colin Drummond

  • Print £39.95

"Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction" is a treatment manual designed for clinicians who have little experience with CBT, but need to use it to effectively treat their... (more)

Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

Understanding Drugs and Behaviour

by AC Parrott

  • Print £39.99

Why are some drugs highly addictive? What exactly are the effects of different types of psychoactive drugs? How can they produce such dramatic effects on mood, cognition, sensation, awareness, health... (more)

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