Treating Addictive Behaviors / Edition 2

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Overview

Organized around the stages of change described in the transtheoretical model by Prochaska and DiClemente, the new edition of this superb text features over 90% new material and covers practical, up-to-date strategies for the treatment of addictions and compulsive behaviors.
New material includes:
-advantages and disadvantages of the transtheoretical model for how people change
-five contemporary conceptual/theoretical perspectives on why people change
-where to start with polyproblem clients
-predictors of long-term success
-strategies for continuing care, and more.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Part I explains and updates the transtheoretical model of change in treatment of addictive behaviors, and reviews and answers critiques. Part II provides a broad conceptual context on the process of change, and Part III contains chapters on approaches for increasing readiness to change. Part IV examines the state of knowledge regarding treatment outcomes, and Part V offers perspectives on maintaining sobriety. This second edition reflects research and debate in the field since 1986, and contains material by new authors. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the Publisher
"An excellent place to start for those interested in contemporary thinking in this area."
(Journal of Studies on Alcohol (on the First Edition)

"Refreshingly optimistic...an important reference book."
(British Psychological Society)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306484506
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 5/31/2004
  • Series: Nato Science Series B: (closed)
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 1998
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

The Transtheoretical Model of Change: Toward a Comprehensive, Transtheoretical Model of Change: Stages of Change and Addictive Behaviors; C.C. DiClemente, J.O. Prochaska. The Transtheoretical Model: A Critical Overview; R. Davidson. Comments, Criteria, and Creating Better Models; J.O. Prochaska, C.C. DiClemente. Understanding Change-Five Perspectives: Readiness, Importance, and Confidence: Critical Conditions of Change in Treatment; S. Rollnick. Self-Regulation and the Addictive Behaviors; J.M. Brown. Alcohol Motivations as Outcome Expectancies; B.T. Jones, J. McMahon. Preparing for Change: Enhancing Motivation for Change; W.R. Miller. Using Brief Opportunities for Change in Medical Settings; N. Heather. Working Through the Concerned Significant Other; R.J. Meyers, et al. Facilitating Change: Guiding Self-Change; M.B. Sobell, L.C. Sobell. A Wealth of Alternatives: Effective Treatments for Alcohol Problems; W.R. Miller, et al. Sustaining Change: What Predicts Success? V.S. Westerberg. Continuing Care: Promoting the Maintenance of Change; D.M. Donovan. 11 Additional Chapters. Index.
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