Summary: Using the popular harm-reduction model, ADDICTION TREATMENT covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. Through a number of first-person narratives about the experience of addiction, students will discover a realism and depth not commonly found in textbooks. In addition, the authors include student-friendly topics, such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws, to dra
w students into the material and illustrate the importance of reducing harm within the biopsychological framework that ties the text together.
Summary: Using the popular harm-reduction model, ADDICTION TREATMENT covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. Through a number of first-person narratives about the experience of addiction, students will discover a realism and depth not commonly found in textbooks. In addition, the authors include student-friendly topics, such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws, to draw students into the material and illustrate the importance of reducing harm within the biopsychological framework that ties the text together. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 08 Cover: Publisher:Brooks/Cole Publishing Co. Year Published: 2008 International: No
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Part 1: INTRODUCTION.
1. The Nature of Addiction. 2. Historical Perspectives. 3. Strengths-Based Helping Strategies.
Part 2: THE BIOLOGY OF ADDICTION.
4. Substance Misuse, Dependence, and the Body. 5. Interventions Related to Biology.
Part 3: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION.
6. Addiction Across the Life Span. 7. Eating Disorders, Gambling, Shopping, and Other Behavioral Addictions. 8. Substance Misuse with a Coexisting Disorder or Disability.
Part 4: SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ADDICTION.
9. Family Risks and Resiliencies. 10. Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Issues. 11. Gender and Sexual Orientation Differences. 12. Mutual-Help Groups: A Strengths Perspective. 13. Public Policy.
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