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  1. Qualitative Research in Gambling

    Exploring the production and consumption of risk

    Edited by Rebecca Cassidy, Andrea Pisac, Claire Loussouarn

    Gambling is both a multi-billion-dollar international industry and a ubiquitous social and cultural phenomenon. It is also undergoing significant change, with new products and technologies, regulatory models, changing public attitudes and the sheer scale of the gambling enterprise necessitating&...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Exploring Internet Gambling

    Policy, Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by Sally Gainsbury, Alex Blaszczynski

    Internet gambling has emerged as the most radical change to gambling in recent years. Interactive gambling opportunities using computers and wireless devices have transformed the ways in which players engage in gambling. The technological advances that have allowed gambling to expand across...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Caregiver Substance Use and Child Trauma

    Implications for Social Work Research and Practice

    Edited by Michele Staton-Tindall, Ginny Sprang, Lala Straussner

    Research has consistently shown that there is a link between caregiver substance use and child maltreatment, but less attention has been given to child trauma exposure. The co-occurrence of caregiver substance misuse and child trauma exposure is a prevailing problem that has confounded social work...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Training in Addiction Medicine

    Edited by Paul Steven Haber

    The use of alcohol, tobacco, pharmaceutical drugs, illicit drugs and other substances are widespread throughout the world and are amongst the leading causes of disability and death. Increasingly, medical approaches of treating these disorders have established themselves as effective interventions...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Women and Problem Gambling

    Therapeutic insights into understanding addiction and treatment

    By Liz Karter

    Addiction is much misunderstood. Women and addictive gambling even more so, and for many years women have suffered in silence. This book explores how lonely, troubled lives and damaging relationships lead to the trap of problem gambling, the anxiety and chaos whilst locked inside, and then offers...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Assessing Common Mental Health and Addiction Issues With Free-Access Instruments

    By Katie M. Sandberg, Taryn E. Richards, Bradley T. Erford

    As healthcare costs rise, so too do the costs of assessment instruments, critical tools for mental health professionals. While some traditional assessment instruments have become prohibitively expensive, as with many other fields, the Internet offers a host of more affordable and equitable...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Changing Self-Destructive Habits

    Pathways to Solutions with Couples and Families

    By Matthew D. Selekman, Mark Beyebach

    For the first time in one volume self-harm, substance abuse, eating-disordered behavior, gambling, and Internet and cyber sex abuse—five crippling, self-destructive behaviors—are given a common conceptual framework to help with therapeutic intervention. Matthew Selekman and Mark Beyebach, two...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior

    The Pharmacology of Drug Use Disorders, 2nd Edition

    By John Brick, Carlton K. Erickson

    Explore the brain and discover the clinical and pharmacological issues surrounding drug abuse and dependence. The authors, research scientists with years of experience in alcohol and drug studies, provide definitions, historic discoveries about the nervous system, and original, eye-catching...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction

    A comprehensive guide for people who struggle with sex addiction and those who want to help them

    By Paula Hall

    Sex addiction is on the increase - in the media as well as in the therapy room. But while more and more people seek help for their compulsive sexual behaviours, there is still confusion and debate about whether the condition even exists. Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction explains why...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Clinical Effectiveness of Neurolinguistic Programming

    A Critical Appraisal

    Edited by Lisa Wake, Richard Gray, Frank Bourke

    Series: Advances in Mental Health Research

    Despite widespread use, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) is a topic of much debate, often receiving criticism from academic and professional sectors. In this book international academics, researchers and therapists are brought together to examine the current evidence of the clinical efficacy of...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge