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Methadone Matters: Evolving Practice of Community Methadone Treatment of Opiate Addiction

Methadone Matters: Evolving Practice of Community Methadone Treatment of Opiate Addiction

by Gillian Tober

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This volume examines current practice in the use of methadone as a treatment of opiate dependence. It comprises chapters from clinicians, researchers and policy makers, and is a guide to increasing... (more)

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

by Thomas Babor

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From a public health perspective, alcohol is no ordinary consumer product. On a global level, it is a major contributor to disease, disability, and premature mortality. It also has an adverse impact... (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 £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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)

Patients with Substance Abuse Problems: Effective Identification, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Patients with Substance Abuse Problems: Effective Identification, Diagnosis, and Treatment

by Edgar P. Nace, Joyce A. Tinsley

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This book provides readers with tools that they can use for all patients with drug or alcohol abuse. A clinician's manual from two leaders in the field. This book assembles general information on... (more)

The Science of Addiction: From Neurobiology to Treatment

The Science of Addiction: From Neurobiology to Treatment

by Carlton K. Erickson

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An overview of the neurobiology behind addictions. A leading addictions specialist presents information about the neurobiology of drug and alcohol addictions and how individuals with addictions... (more)

The Myth of Addiction

The Myth of Addiction

by Dilys Davies, Dinesh Bhugra

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This work argues that current attitudes towards drug misuse are inaccurate and harmful. It examines how addictive behaviour may be a form of learned helplessness, not an effect caused by narcotic... (more)

Motivational Dialogue: Preparing Addiction Professionals for Motivational Interviewing Practice

Motivational Dialogue: Preparing Addiction Professionals for Motivational Interviewing Practice

Edited by Gillian Tober, Duncan Raistrick

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"Motivational Dialogue" explores the application of motivational interviewing in various contexts, with a view to enhancing understanding and improving practice. The book describes the research and... (more)

Clinical Handbook of Co-existing Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Problems

Clinical Handbook of Co-existing Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Problems

Edited by Amanda Baker, Richard Velleman

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Co-existing mental health and drug and alcohol problems occur frequently in primary care and clinical settings. Despite this, health professionals rarely receive training in how to detect, assess and... (more)

Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse in People with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals

Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse in People with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals

Edited by Alan S. Bellack, Jean S. Gearon

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The correlation between schizophrenia and substance abuse in psychology is recognized as a growing issue, yet it is one that many practitioners are often ill-prepared to address. "Behavioral... (more)

Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

by Timothy J. O'Farrell, William Fals-Stewart

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This eminently practical guide presents an empirically supported approach for treating people with substance abuse problems and their spouses or domestic partners. Behavioral couples therapy (BCT)... (more)

Theory of Addiction

Theory of Addiction

by Robert West

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This book is the first to offer an overview and analysis of the major theories surrounding addiction and dependence. As such it is an essential text for those studying or working in the addiction... (more)

Drug Addiction and Families

Drug Addiction and Families

by Marina Barnard

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Drawing on a uniquely large research study comprising interviews with drug users and their relatives including children, grandparents, brothers and sisters, Marina Barnard examines the effects of... (more)

Counseling Addicted Families: An Integrated Assessment and Treatment Model

Counseling Addicted Families: An Integrated Assessment and Treatment Model

by Gerald A. Juhnke, W. Bryce Hagedorn

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In "Counseling Addicted Families," Gerald A. Juhnke and William Bryce Hagedorn recognize that even those treatment providers who understand the importance of the familial context of addiction are... (more)

Real Life Issues: Addictions

Real Life Issues: Addictions

by Stephen Briggs

  • Paperback £7.99

This essential new self-help series offers down-to-earth information and advice on key issues that matter to teenagers. The guides are presented in a clear and accessible manner and will help the... (more)

Binge Britain: Alcohol and the National Response

Binge Britain: Alcohol and the National Response

by Martin Plant, Moira Plant

  • Paperback £34.64 (RRP : £38.49 save £3.85)

Alcohol has played a major part in British life for centuries. It has led to the rise and fall of governments, financed wars, provoked civil disorder and even acts of terrorism. This book provides an... (more)

Women Drug Users: An Ethnography of a Female Injecting Community

Women Drug Users: An Ethnography of a Female Injecting Community

by Kathleen Taylor

  • Hardback £63.90 (RRP : £71.00 save £7.10)

The book provides an account of the lives and experiences of a group of female intravenous drug users in Glasgow. Based on participant observations of the women in their own setting and in-depth... (more)

Models of Care for Drug Service Provision

Models of Care for Drug Service Provision

by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

'Models of Care for Drug Service Provision' encourages a greater understanding of the Models of Care system, and how it can be used in the interest of clients health and well-being. It describes the... (more)

Cannabis Dependence: Its Nature, Consequences and Treatment

Cannabis Dependence: Its Nature, Consequences and Treatment

Edited by Roger Roffman, Robert Stephens

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Cannabis dependence is controversial. Does it occur or is it a myth put forth by those who oppose legalization? This review sets out to answer all related questions, beginning with an examination and... (more)

Counselling for Problem Gambling: Person-Centred Dialogues

Counselling for Problem Gambling: Person-Centred Dialogues

by Richard Bryant-Jefferies

  • Paperback £23.54 (RRP : £23.99 save £0.45)

Counselling and support for people with a gambling problem is a rapidly growing area. This book offers the reader an opportunity to experience the person-centred encounter and appreciate the... (more)

Cannabis and Young People: Reviewing the Evidence

Cannabis and Young People: Reviewing the Evidence

by Richard Jenkins

  • Paperback £18.99

Cannabis is at the centre of ongoing controversial and often confused debate. Opinions on its potential impact on health are sharply divided: some argue that it poses serious risks to mental health... (more)

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