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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

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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

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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)

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

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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)

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