Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective / Edition 2

Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective / Edition 2

by Katherine van Wormer, Diane Rae Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495090824

ISBN-13: 9780495090823

Pub. Date: 05/30/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


ADDICTION TREATMENT covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. First-person narratives about the experience of addiction provide you a realism and depth of study not commonly found in textbooks. In addition, you will study topics that interest you, such as the case against so

Overview


ADDICTION TREATMENT covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. First-person narratives about the experience of addiction provide you a realism and depth of study not commonly found in textbooks. In addition, you will study topics that interest you, such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws, to show you the importance of reducing the harm of any addictive behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495090823
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


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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