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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

  • Paperback £11.99

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)

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)

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)

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 £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

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)

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 £36.44 (RRP : £40.49 save £4.05)

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 £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

'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 £90.00 (RRP : £100.00 save £10.00)

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 £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)

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 £22.19 (RRP : £22.99 save £0.80)

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 £48.59 (RRP : £53.99 save £5.40)

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)

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