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Addictive Behaviors

Addictive Behaviors Author G. Alan Marlatt
ISBN-10 1433804026
Release 2009
Pages 778
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Since the successful predecessor of this volume was first published, a new generation of research has become available on addictive behaviors such as drinking, smoking, and other substance use. The articles in this all-new collection, reprinted from American Psychological Association journals, describe a wide range of biological, psychological, and social approaches to researching and treating addictive behaviors. The effects of addictive behaviors range from ill health and social and family problems to economic and legal troubles.Psychologists' roles in mediating the negative effects of addiction include researching the effects of drug action, studying the epidemiology and etiology of drug and alcohol abuse, designing prevention programs, understanding the trajectory of substance abuse and family risk factors, screening and assessment, finding the best models of treatment, and understanding the needs of specific populations. The latest approaches to all of these tasks are showcased in this volume, which will be of interest to clinical health psychologists and other mental health professionals from graduate students to seasoned clinicians and researchers.



Substance Abuse Counseling

Substance Abuse Counseling Author Judith Lewis
ISBN-10 9780534628451
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 304
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Written for beginning level students, SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING, Fourth Edition provides a good, practical overview of substance abuse counseling. Known for the way it addresses key issues early, including the designing of specialized treatments to fit the individual needs of a client. SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING, Fourth Edition, also emphasizes the tendency of substance-abusing clients and their families to form a heterogeneous group that must be treated from an individualized perspective. Authors Lewis, Dana, and Blevins believe strongly that clients differ not only in the specific behaviors and consequences associated with their drug use but also in culture, gender, social environments, physical concerns, mental health and a host of other variables. Using an integrated approach, the authors describe innovative methods for meeting clients’ needs through personalized assessment, treatment planning, and behavior change strategies, showing students how to select the most effective treatment modalities for each client. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy Author Janice L. DeLucia-Waack
ISBN-10 9781483321370
Release 2013-12-02
Pages 656
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The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched text available on this topic, Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition underscores the notion that group work is improved through increased collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Edited by renowned leaders in the field, this thoroughly updated and revised Second Edition explores current literature and research and offers suggestions for practice in psycho-educational, counseling, and therapy groups. The Handbook is divided into five main sections: current and historical perspectives, best practices, multicultural and diverse groups, groups in special settings, and an introduction to special topics.



Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction Author Richard Rosner
ISBN-10 9781118340875
Release 2012-11-19
Pages 520
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Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.



Gestalt Therapy for Addictive and Self Medicating Behaviors

Gestalt Therapy for Addictive and Self Medicating Behaviors Author Dr. Philip Brownell, M.Div., Psy.D.
ISBN-10 9780826106964
Release 2011-12-20
Pages 224
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This volume describes the most current gestalt approaches to treating substance abuse and other self-medicating behaviors by a leading practitioner and scholar in the field. It is based on the gestalt view of the self-medicating dynamic as one of pattern repetition and difficulty overcoming rigid patterns of response to sensory experience and life's routine demands. The book provides a practical model for helping clients with the gamut of self-medicating behaviors-substance and alcohol abuse, overeating, gambling, overworking, rage, and others-and describes a recovery program as a system created to change one's lifestyle over time through the development of disciplines that ultimately shape one's life. The volume will also be helpful to therapists in other modalities as an alternative therapy when treating self-medicating clients, as well as a spiritual alternative to the 12-step approach. Key Features: Applies current gestalt therapy approaches to the spectrum of addictive behaviors Provides practical treatment models for self-medicating behaviors Written by a prominent practitioner and scholar of gestalt therapy Offers a spiritual alternative to the 12-step approach to recovery



Metatheory and Interviewing

Metatheory and Interviewing Author Emily J. Haas
ISBN-10 9780739180570
Release 2014-12-11
Pages 294
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This book makes the tenets of harm reduction more accessible to researchers and practitioners by integrating metatheory, method, and practice, and enhances metatheory development in social science research. Readers will understand how using metatheoretical tenets can facilitate a deeper dialogue with participants throughout qualitative research.



Toward Equity in Health

Toward Equity in Health Author Barbara C. Wallace, PhD
ISBN-10 0826103685
Release 2007-11-26
Pages 592
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This essential collection presents a state-of-the-art framework for how workers in public health and related disciplines should conceptualize health disparities and how they should be addressed worldwide. The contributors, who are leading public health professionals, educators, and practitioners in complimentary fields advance new evidence-based models designed to mobilize and educate the next generation of research and practice. The resulting chapters articulate new theory, procedures, and policies; the legacy of racism; community-based participatory research; new internet technology; training community workers and educators; closing the education and health gap; and addressing the needs of special populations. Toward Equity in Health is an essential book for all who are working toward global health equity-whether in health education, health promotion, disease prevention, public health, the health care delivery system, or patient- and population level health.



The Task Planner

The Task Planner Author William J. Reid
ISBN-10 9780231506199
Release 2000-07-12
Pages 320
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A comprehensive, A-to-Z set of task planners for more than one hundred psychosocial problems from alcoholism and anxiety to domestic violence and sexual abuse. Each entry includes a menu of actions the client can undertake to affect resolution, a guide to the practitioner's role in facilitating these actions, and a reference list. An accompanying disk allows social workers to update the task planners they are working with and enables keyword searches for specific topics.



Over the Influence

Over the Influence Author Patt Denning
ISBN-10 9781606238240
Release 2003-11-15
Pages 328
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Twelve-step programs that insist on abstinence are beneficial to many--but what about the millions of Americans who try to quit and fail, just want to cut down, or wish to work toward sobriety gradually? This groundbreaking book presents the Harm Reduction approach, a powerful alternative to traditional treatment that helps users set and meet their own goals for gaining control over drinking and drugs. The expert, empathic authors guide readers to figure out which aspects of their own habits may be harmful, what they would like to change, and how to put their intentions into action while also dealing with problems that stand in the way, such as depression, stress, and relationship conflicts. Based on solid science and 40+ years of combined clinical experience, the book is packed with self-discovery tools, fact sheets, and personal accounts. It puts the reader in the driver's seat with a new and empowering roadmap for change. Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award



Making mandated addiction treatment work

Making mandated addiction treatment work Author Barbara C. Wallace
ISBN-10 076570398X
Release 2005-09
Pages 297
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Community-based addiction treatment centers have seen a dramatic rise in the number of multi-problem clients with diverse experiences such as past trauma, incarceration, and high risks of relapse. Because the largest and fastest growing segment of the community-based addiction treatment population includes those who are mandated, this book addresses the task of making mandated addiction treatment work. It is a practical guide for how to adapt and integrate evidence-based addiction treatments to create a unified treatment model, and a valuable tool for those in public health, criminal justice, and social welfare services.



Treating gambling problems

Treating gambling problems Author William George McCown
ISBN-10 UOM:39015067678857
Release 2007
Pages 280
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Full of practical information on assessing, diagnosing, and treating alcohol gambling addiction, this handy manual in the new Wiley Series on Treating Addictions is an invaluable tool for anyone who works with clients experiencing problems with gambling.



Ie Crisis Intrvent Strat

Ie Crisis Intrvent Strat Author Gilliland
ISBN-10 0534569676
Release 2004-08
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Ie Crisis Intrvent Strat has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ie Crisis Intrvent Strat also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ie Crisis Intrvent Strat book for free.



Choice

Choice Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015079680511
Release 2008
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Choice has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Choice also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Choice book for free.



Handbook of addictive disorders

Handbook of addictive disorders Author Robert H. Coombs
ISBN-10 0471235024
Release 2004-04-09
Pages 584
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The most comprehensive source for the latest research and practice techniques for diagnosing and treating addictive disorders "This book brings together an array of international experts on addictive disorders. Robert Coombs's Handbook of Addictive Disorders discusses the contemporary issues surrounding the understanding of addiction, from diagnosis to treatment of an addicted client. The Handbook of Addictive Disorders is an example of practical and clinical information at its best." -Lorraine D. Grymala, Executive Director American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders The Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource, featuring valuable contributions from a multidisciplinary team of leading experts. This unique guide deftly defines addiction and examines its comorbidity with other problems. Subsequent chapters present an overview of addictive disorders coupled with strategies for accurately diagnosing them, planning effective treatment, and selecting appropriate interventions. Chapters on public policy and prevention are of indispensable value in light of this growing health concern. The only reference available to cover the full spectrum of addictions and addictive behaviors, the Handbook of Addictive Disorders provides the most current research and treatment strategies for overcoming: Chemical dependency Workaholism Compulsive gambling Eating disorders Sex addiction Compulsive buying This useful guide features case studies, figures and diagrams, lists of practical interventions for each disorder, and self-assessment exercises for clients. Psychologists, addiction counselors, social workers, and others working in the addictions field will find the Handbook of Addictive Disorders to be an essential resource for practical, validated information on all types of addictions and their related problems.



The Mental Health Desk Reference

The Mental Health Desk Reference Author Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel
ISBN-10 UOM:39015053120542
Release 2001-08-23
Pages 552
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A practical, easy-to-use, and comprehensive reference for mental health professionals The Mental Health Desk Reference is the ultimate guide to effective and responsible mental health practice. It provides authoritative, concise, and up-to-date information from more than seventy experts regarding diagnosis, treatment, and ethics of practice. Each entry summarizes key constructs and terminology associated with the topic, major findings from research, and specific recommendations on theory and practice. Important topics covered include: * Adjustment disorders and life stress * Diagnosis and treatment of adults * Diagnosis and treatment of children * Crisis intervention * Diverse populations * Group and family interventions * Practice management * Professional issues * Ethical and legal issues * Professional resources These detailed, readable entries-based on the most extensive and reliable research available-form a comprehensive, straightforward, and quick-reference resource applicable to practitioners across every field in mental health. The Mental Health Desk Reference is the single resource no mental health professional can afford to be without.



Addiction Treatment

Addiction Treatment Author Sandra Rasmussen
ISBN-10 0761908420
Release 2000-06-21
Pages 448
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American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.



Alcohol Research Health

Alcohol Research   Health Author
ISBN-10 UCR:31210014711160
Release 1999
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Alcohol Research Health has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alcohol Research Health also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alcohol Research Health book for free.