The first edition of Addictions established itself as a valuable resource for students and professionals alike. This authoritative new edition builds on the success of the previous book, incorporating advances in research and practice over the last ten years. The book includes material on: the...
Published December 1st 2011 by Psychology Press
Therapeutic insights into understanding addiction and treatment
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
A Guide to Implementing This Evidence-Based Practice
Isn’t it unethical to pay people to do what they should be doing anyway?Won’t patients just sell the reinforcers and buy drugs?Others didn’t get prizes for not using. Why should they? The concerns surrounding Contingency Management (CM) are many and reflect how poorly understood and rarely utilized...
Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge
The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures
What difference does culture make? Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems: The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures aims to deepen and extend understanding of the experiences of family members trying to cope with the excessive drinking or drug taking of a...
To Be Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge
Strengthening Recovery by Fostering the Emotional Development of Boys and Men
In the substance abuse and addiction treatment realm, males outnumber females two to one. While gender-issues are seen as a key element of women’s treatment, the acknowledgement that males are "gendered beings" who have lived lives full of male-specific developmental challenges is often overlooked....
Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge
The Pharmacology of Drug Use Disorders, 2nd Edition
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
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