Sex, Drugs, Gambling and Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions

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There is an alternative to 12-step! Eliminate or reduce any type of addictive behavior with this practical and effective workbook. Treats addictions "as a whole," rather than dealing separately with each issue (e.g., drinking, smoking, overeating, gambling...). Dr. Horvath's rational approach is based on scientifically validated methods and emphasizes taking responsibility for your actions, without requiring an allegiance to a "higher power." Teaches readers about consequences (and even possible benefits) of ...
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Overview

There is an alternative to 12-step! Eliminate or reduce any type of addictive behavior with this practical and effective workbook. Treats addictions "as a whole," rather than dealing separately with each issue (e.g., drinking, smoking, overeating, gambling...). Dr. Horvath's rational approach is based on scientifically validated methods and emphasizes taking responsibility for your actions, without requiring an allegiance to a "higher power." Teaches readers about consequences (and even possible benefits) of addictive behavior, alternative coping methods, choice, understanding and coping with urges, building a new lifestyle, preventing relapse. Includes dozens of exercises, self-study questions, guidelines for individual change plans.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886230552
  • Publisher: Impact Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 354,999
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction 1
2. Getting Started 15
3. The Initial Benefits Of Addiction 35
4. The Current Benefits Of Addiction 51
5. The Current Costs Of Addiction 65
6. Coping and Connecting 83
7. You Have Choices 105
8. Identifying Craving 125
9. Understanding Craving 135
10. Coping With Craving 147
11. Other Satisfactions 173
12. Building A New Life 185
13. Following Through 197
Appendix A Summary 210
Appendix B Bibliography & Resources 213
Appendix C SMART Recovery Reading List 219
Appendix D Practical Recovery Services 221
About the Author 222
Index 223
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