Rethinking Substance Abuse
  • Author : William R. Miller
  • Release Date : 18 August 2011
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781606236994
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Rethinking Substance Abuse Book Summary

While knowledge on substance abuse and addictions is expanding rapidly, clinical practice still lags behind. This book brings together leading experts to describe what treatment and prevention would look like if it were based on the best science available. The volume incorporates developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioral, and social–environmental perspectives. Tightly edited chapters summarize current thinking on the nature and causes of alcohol and other drug problems; discuss what works at the individual, family, and societal levels; and offer robust principles for developing more effective treatments and services.

Rethinking Substance Abuse

Rethinking Substance Abuse

Author : William R. Miller,Kathleen M. Carroll
Publisher : Guilford Press
Genre : Psychology
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While knowledge on substance abuse and addictions is expanding rapidly, clinical practice still lags behind. This book brings together leading experts to describe what treatment and prevention would look like if it were based on the best science available. The volume incorporates developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioral, and social–environmental perspectives. ...

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Author : Office of the Surgeon General,U.s. Department of Health and Human Services
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre : Uncategorized
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All across the United States, individuals, families, communities, and health care systems are struggling to cope with substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders. Substance misuse and substance use disorders have devastating effects, disrupt the future plans of too many young people, and all too often, end lives prematurely and ...

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Author : Aaron T. Beck,Fred D. Wright,Cory F. Newman,Bruce S. Liese
Publisher : Guilford Press
Genre : Psychology
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Cognitive therapy offers a well-documented and cost-effective psychosocial treatment model for working with substance abuse disorders. Comprehensive and accessible, this volume clearly details the cognitive model of addiction, the specifics of case formulation, management of the therapeutic relationship, and the structure of the therapy sessions. It discusses how to educate ...

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Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms
Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Social Science
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Estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health problem or will misuse alcohol or drugs in their lifetimes. These disorders are among the most highly stigmatized health conditions in the United States, and they remain barriers to full participation in society in areas as basic ...

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Author : Lisa M. Najavits
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Genre : Psychology
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This manual presents the first empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed specifically for co-occurring PTSD and substance abuse. For persons with this prevalent and difficult-to-treat dual diagnosis, the most urgent clinical need is to establish safety--to work toward discontinuing substance use, letting go of dangerous relationships, and gaining control over ...

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Author : Ian S. Zagon,Theodore A. Slotkin
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Psychology
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The purpose of this book is to review the basic science and clinical findings concerning maternal substance abuse and the developing nervous system of unborn children. The short-term but vitally significant repercussions of such exposure on biological development, with particular reference to the nervous system, are discussed. The book also ...

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Author : Eric Wagner,Holly Waldron
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Psychology
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Innovations in Adolescent Substance Abuse Interventions focuses on developmentally appropriate approaches to the assessment, prevention, or treatment of substance use problems among adolescents. Organized into 16 chapters, this book begins with an assessment of adolescent substance use; theory, methods, and effectiveness of a drug abuse prevention approach; and problem behavior prevention ...

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Author : Henry Kenneth Walker,Wilbur Dallas Hall,John Willis Hurst
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Genre : Medical
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A guide to the techniques and analysis of clinical data. Each of the seventeen sections begins with a drawing and biographical sketch of a seminal contributor to the discipline. After an introduction and historical survey of clinical methods, the next fifteen sections are organized by body system. Each contains clinical ...