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Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits)

Expressions of Drunkenness (Four Hundred Rabbits)

Edited by Anne Fox, Mike MacAvoy

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

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)

Hypnotically Enhanced Treatment for Addictions: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Gambling, Weight Control, and Smoking Cessation

Hypnotically Enhanced Treatment for Addictions: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Gambling, Weight Control, and Smoking Cessation

by Joseph Tramontana

  • Paperback £25.00

This book offers new strategies, techniques, and scripts as well as reviewing traditional methods of treating addictions.

The five key addictions addressed are:

* alcohol abuse and dependency

*... (more)

Breaking the Addiction to Please: Goodbye Guilt

Breaking the Addiction to Please: Goodbye Guilt

by Les Barbanell

  • Hardback £29.66 (RRP : £32.95 save £3.29)

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)

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal

by Barbara Steffens, Marsha Means

  • Paperback £9.99

Sexual addictions and compulsive sexual behavior are growing societal problems, with as many as three to six percent of the world population affected. Your Sexually Addicted Spouse shatters the... (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 £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

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 £18.99

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 £39.60 (RRP : £44.00 save £4.40)

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 £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

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 £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 £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

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Beaten Into Violence: Anger, Masculinities, Alcohol, Narcotics

Beaten Into Violence: Anger, Masculinities, Alcohol, Narcotics

by Dean Whittington

  • Paperback £13.49

This book explores the emotional worlds of white working class men and why they self medicate using heroin, alcohol, crack and amphetamines. It drawn on the therapeutic work that the author undertook... (more)

Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

by Marcus Grant

  • Hardback £59.39 (RRP : £65.99 save £6.60)

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 £89.99 (RRP : £99.99 save £10.00)

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 £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

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 £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

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 £33.29 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.70)

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 £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

  • Print £16.50

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 £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 £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)

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