Treatment Of Abuse & Addiction / Edition 1

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Dr. Arthur P. Ciaramicoli articulates a holistic model for cost-effective, outpatient treatment of clients whose multiple presenting problems include patterns of addiction following histories of abuse. Recognizing the interaction of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and societal dynamics, Dr. Ciaramicoli's design relies on both individual and group modalities to build self-esteem. Toward consolidating, stabilizing, and enriching the therapeutic gains, it endorses a spectrum of alternative tools from physical fitness and herbal medicine to spirituality. In conclusion, the model considers the managed care system, addressing negotiating strategies and also the need to balance the imperatives of cost with respect for quality care.

Biopsychosocial adjustments to the addiction recovery process, holistic health, incl. case studies, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765700872
  • Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 211
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Abuse of Self and Others: Gender Differences and Managed Care Implications 1
2 Biopsychosocial Adjustments to the Addiction Recovery Process 25
3 Group Psychotherapy: Outcome Studies, Group Composition, Therapeutic Perspectives - A Literature Review 45
4 Broken Hearts Mending on the Path to Holism: Five Case Studies 103
5 Holistic Health: What Works? 131
6 Managed Care - Quality Care 195
7 Conclusion 207
References 213
Index 235
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