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Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective / Edition 2
     

Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective / Edition 2

by Katherine van Wormer
 

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ISBN-10: 0495090824

ISBN-13: 2900495090822

Pub. Date: 05/30/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book presents the strengths perspective as the unifying framework of the text to bridge the gap between 12-step approaches and harm reduction in addictions treatment. This perspective is applied to the treatment of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. The biopsychosocial framework is the organizing framework for this text.

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This book presents the strengths perspective as the unifying framework of the text to bridge the gap between 12-step approaches and harm reduction in addictions treatment. This perspective is applied to the treatment of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. The biopsychosocial framework is the organizing framework for this text. Divided into four parts, Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective is comprised of three core sections that cover the biology, psychology, and social aspects of addiction respectively.

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ISBN-13:
2900495090822
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592

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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