Impulse Control Disorders: A Clinician's Guide to Understanding and Treating Behavioral Addictions

Impulse Control Disorders: A Clinician's Guide to Understanding and Treating Behavioral Addictions

by Jon E. Grant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393705218

ISBN-13: 9780393705218

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The first comprehensive and clinically oriented guide to "the new addictions."Impulse control disorders such as gambling and risky sexual behavior are increasingly recognized as treatable forms of addictions. This is the first comprehensive book on the topic for clinicians, providing clear clinical guidance on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.  See more details below

Overview

The first comprehensive and clinically oriented guide to "the new addictions."Impulse control disorders such as gambling and risky sexual behavior are increasingly recognized as treatable forms of addictions. This is the first comprehensive book on the topic for clinicians, providing clear clinical guidance on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393705218
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
854,430
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Introduction     ix
Clinical Characteristics of Impulse Control Disorders     1
Models for Understanding Impulse Control Disorders     17
The Compulsive-Impulsive Spectrum: The Compulsive Aspects of Impulse Control Disorders     29
The Relationship of Impulse Control Disorders to Drug and Alcohol Addiction     45
Intermittent Explosive Disorder: Relationship to Impulse Control Disorders     59
Etiology of Impulse Control Disorders     69
Assessment of Impulse Control Disorders     89
How to Treat Impulse Control Disorders     105
The Role of the Family     131
Legal Issues with Impulse Control Disorders     147
References     161
The Minnesota Impulse Disorders Interview     187
Referral Sources for the Treatment of Impulse Control Disorders     195
Index     199

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