At Wit's End: What You Need to Know When a Loved One Is Diagnosedwith Addiction and Mental Illness

At Wit's End: What You Need to Know When a Loved One Is Diagnosedwith Addiction and Mental Illness

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by Jeff Jay, Jerry A. Boriskin
     
 


At Wit's End is a guide that will provide vital information - and support to families dealing with a loved one's co-occurring psychiatric and addictive problem.

Addiction experts Jay and Boriskin demystify complex terms and provide you with helpful insights about how psychiatric diagnoses mimic addictive disorders, why chemical use exacerbates

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Overview


At Wit's End is a guide that will provide vital information - and support to families dealing with a loved one's co-occurring psychiatric and addictive problem.

Addiction experts Jay and Boriskin demystify complex terms and provide you with helpful insights about how psychiatric diagnoses mimic addictive disorders, why chemical use exacerbates psychiatric problems, and when intervention is needed.

Excerpt: "Once a person has a powerful reason to live - whether for love, faith, friendship, or goals - obstacles become challenges and stubbornness turns into determination."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592853731
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Jay, a certified addictions professional, devotes his private practice to intervention. He is the coauthor of Love First: A New Approach to Intervention for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. His work has been featured on CNN, PBS, and the Jane Pauley Show.

Jerry Boriskin, PH.D., is a clinical psychologist who specializes in co-occurring conditions. He the author of PTSD and Addiction: A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Counselors, and he is the founder of Advanced Recovery Center in Delray Beach, Florida.

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