Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention by Arnold M. Waston, Arnold M. Washton |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention

Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention

by Arnold M. Waston, Arnold M. Washton
     
 
This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention strategies. In a straightforward, uncomplicated style, the author provides a wealth of practical information that is useful not only to professionals but also to cocaine users themselves, as

Overview

This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention strategies. In a straightforward, uncomplicated style, the author provides a wealth of practical information that is useful not only to professionals but also to cocaine users themselves, as well as to their families, friends, and employers---all of whom can benefit from an increased understanding of the addiction and its treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393700695
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.99(d)

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Meet the Author

Arnold Washton, PhD, is an addiction psychologist in private practice at Recovery Options in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey. Specializing in the treatment of alcohol and drug abuse since 1975, he was among the first clinicians to identify the emerging cocaine epidemic in the early 1980s and to establish specialized treatment programs for cocaine abusers. He has served as substance abuse advisor to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the White House Office on Drug Abuse Policy, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. State Department, professional sports teams, major corporations, foreign governments, and subcommittees of the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the New York State Senate.

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