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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 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)

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)

Binge Britain: Alcohol and the National Response

Binge Britain: Alcohol and the National Response

by Martin Plant, Moira Plant

  • Paperback £47.49

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 £71.00

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 £12.99

'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

  • Hardback £106.00

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)

Cannabis and Young People: Reviewing the Evidence

Cannabis and Young People: Reviewing the Evidence

by Richard Jenkins

  • Paperback £20.99

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)

Music and Altered States: Consciousness, Transcendence, Therapy and Addictions

Music and Altered States: Consciousness, Transcendence, Therapy and Addictions

Edited by David Aldridge, Jorg Fachner

  • Paperback £24.99

This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual... (more)

The Self Psychology of Addiction and its Treatment: Narcissus in Wonderland

The Self Psychology of Addiction and its Treatment: Narcissus in Wonderland

by Richard B. Ulman

  • Hardback £130.00

Until recently, psychoanalysis has failed - on either a theoretical or clinical level - to keep pace with the significant changes in the type of patient seeking psychoanalytically-oriented... (more)

Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Behavior: Psychological Research Perspectives: Second Revised Edition

Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Behavior: Psychological Research Perspectives: Second Revised Edition

by John Jung

  • Paperback £122.00

Providing a psychological perspective on the use and abuse of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, the second edition includes more coverage on the theories of why alcohol and other drugs are used,... (more)

Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

by Philip J. Flores

  • Hardback £95.00

'Addiction is a disorder in self-regulation. Individuals who become dependent on addictive substances cannot regulate their emotions, self-care, self-esteem, and relationships. In this monumental and... (more)

Substance Use and Misuse:

Substance Use and Misuse:

by G.Hussein Rassool

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This text aims to assist student and practising nurses, and health care practitioners, to understand the extent and nature of substance misuse, and the knowledge and skills required in its management... (more)

Goodbye Mr. Wonderful:

Goodbye Mr. Wonderful:

by Chris McCully

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Alcoholism is a lifelong condition from which there is no cure. Chris McCully does not offer warnings or exhortations, but gives witness to the banal, terrifying and commonplace nature of addiction,... (more)

The Heroin Century

The Heroin Century

by Tom Carnwath, Ian Smith

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"Heroin Century" makes available a wealth of information about the history, chemistry, pharmacology and medical aspects of heroin in a form accessible to anyone who wishes to participate in the... (more)

The Healing Journey Through Addiction:

The Healing Journey Through Addiction:

by Phil Rich, Stuart A. Copans

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This workbook/journal considers addiction from its broadest perspective. It aims first at helping readers determine if they have a problem, and then follows the five stages of recovery - awareness,... (more)

Group Psychotherapy and Recovery from Addiction

Group Psychotherapy and Recovery from Addiction

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Group Psychotherapy and Recovery from Addiction: Carrying the Message is NOT a self-help book. Instead, it’s a rare opportunity to sit in on a virtual therapy group and take part in a virtual Twelve... (more)

Issues in Problem Drug Use and the Addictions: Behaviour, Policy and Practice

Issues in Problem Drug Use and the Addictions: Behaviour, Policy and Practice

Edited by Michael Bloor, Fiona Wood

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Examining the nature and effects of addiction, this volume considers the effects of addictive behaviour on society. The contributors embrace both policy and practice and look at a broad range of... (more)

Psychosocial Treatments: Key Readings in Addiction Psychiatry Series

Psychosocial Treatments: Key Readings in Addiction Psychiatry Series

by Clark McCance-Katz

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This text focuses on psychosocial therapies utilized in the treatment of substance use disorders. It includes articles discussing elements of each of the several commonly used psychosocial... (more)

Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders: A Guide to Effective Practice

Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders: A Guide to Effective Practice

by Kim T. Mueser, Robert E. Drake

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From authors at the forefront of the dual disorders field, this comprehensive clinical handbook provides virtually everything needed to plan, deliver and evaluate effective treatment for persons with... (more)

Alcohol Problems:

Alcohol Problems:

by Sheila Hurst, Gillie Ruscombe-King

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A practical working handbook for all those who counsel people with drinking problems. The book outlines the theoretical origins of harmful drinking; describes the nature and type of difficulty that... (more)

Drink, Drugs and Dependence: From Science to Clinical Practice

Drink, Drugs and Dependence: From Science to Clinical Practice

Edited by B. Caan

  • Print £42.99

Professionals working in the caring professions are increasingly coming into contact with clients experiencing problems with alcohol or drugs. This book guides the reader through the nature of... (more)

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