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Substance Misuse: The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

Substance Misuse: The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

Edited by Joy Barlow

  • Paperback £22.19 (RRP : £22.99 save £0.80)

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)

Solution-focused Substance Abuse Treatment

Solution-focused Substance Abuse Treatment

by Teri Pichot

  • Paperback £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

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Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

by Marcus Grant

  • Hardback £62.09 (RRP : £68.99 save £6.90)

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 £34.19 (RRP : £37.99 save £3.80)

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 £94.50 (RRP : £105.00 save £10.50)

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 £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

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

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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 £12.95

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 £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

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 £21.63 (RRP : £22.00 save £0.37)

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 £29.66 (RRP : £32.95 save £3.29)

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 £15.50

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 £31.50 (RRP : £35.00 save £3.50)

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 £25.19 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.80)

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)

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 £33.74 (RRP : £37.49 save £3.75)

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 £23.84 (RRP : £26.49 save £2.65)

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)

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook for Couples

Overcoming Alcohol Problems: Workbook for Couples

by Barbara S. McCrady, Elizabeth E. Epstein

  • Paperback £22.94 (RRP : £25.49 save £2.55)

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. 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 £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

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)

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)

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