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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 £20.99

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 £28.76 (RRP : £31.95 save £3.19)

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)

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 £14.95

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

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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 £31.29 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.70)

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 £23.39 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.60)

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)

What You Need to Know About Cannabis: Understanding the Facts

What You Need to Know About Cannabis: Understanding the Facts

by David Emmett, Graeme Nice

  • Paperback £13.99

This book offers information about the drug, allowing the reader draw their own conclusion. It also reports on the research about the effects of cannabis, particularly in relation to mental health... (more)

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

by G.Hussein Rassool

  • Paperback £28.56 (RRP : £30.99 save £2.43)

The misuse of nicotine, alcohol, prescribed medications, over-the-counter drugs and illicit psychoactive substances have increased dramatically, resulting in health and socio-economic problems - to... (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 £25.19 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.80)

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 £31.94 (RRP : £35.49 save £3.55)

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 £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

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 £14.99

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

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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

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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 £24.01 (RRP : £25.99 save £1.98)

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

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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

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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)

Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines

Speed, Ecstasy, Ritalin: The Science of Amphetamines

by Leslie L. Iversen

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Explores the uses and abuses of amphetamines. Starting with a look at the origins of amphetamines, their use in wartime, their use by poets, musicians, this book presents an account of amphetamine... (more)

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook for Couples

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook for Couples

by Barbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein

  • Paperback £21.59 (RRP : £23.99 save £2.40)

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 £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

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

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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

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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

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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)

Empathy for the Devil: How to Help People Overcome Drugs and Alcohol Problems

Empathy for the Devil: How to Help People Overcome Drugs and Alcohol Problems

by Phil Harris

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Examining the core skills for effecting change in problematic substance users, this book explores practical ways of establishing or improving your practice. It steps beyond clinical, theoretical and... (more)

Your Drug May be Your Problem: How and Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications

Your Drug May be Your Problem: How and Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications

by Peter R. Breggin, David Cohen

  • Paperback £11.99

From Ativan to Zoloft, Effexor to Prozac, this work describes at the dangers of psychiatric medication, and offers guidance on how to safely stop taking them.When first published in 1999, "Your Drug... (more)

The Gambler: Romancing Lady Luck: A Jungian Exploration

The Gambler: Romancing Lady Luck: A Jungian Exploration

by Billye B. Currie

  • Paperback £14.99

This is the first ever book on gamblers and gambling from a Jungian perspective. Most studies of gambling activities focus on addiction to the game(s), but this book covers the gamut, from... (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

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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 £21.59 (RRP : £23.99 save £2.40)

"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 £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

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)

Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strateies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviours: Second Edition (Hardback)

Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strateies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviours: Second Edition (Hardback)

by Dennis M. Donovan

  • Print £57.59 (RRP : £63.99 save £6.40)

See catalogue number 27468 for the paperback edition. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this important clinical resource and text reflects two decades' worth of advances in... (more)

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