ISBN-10:
0471235024
ISBN-13:
9780471235026
Pub. Date:
04/02/2004
Publisher:
Wiley
Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

by Robert Holman Coombs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471235026
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/02/2004
Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 600
Sales rank: 602,362
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Robert Holman Coombs, PhD, CAS, is Professor of Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Society, and the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. A member of the International Certification Advisory Committee of the American Academy of Healthcare Providers in the Addictive Disorders, he is the author or editor of eighteen books. He also serves as a series editor for Wiley’s Treating Addictions series.

Table of Contents

PART I: DEFINING ADDICTION.

1. The Nature of Addiction (David E. Smith and Richard B.Seymour).

2. Addiction Interaction Disorder (Patrick J. Carnes, Robert E.Murray, and Louis Charpentier).

PART II: CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE.

3. Understanding and Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders (ArthurW. Blume).

4. Treating Substance Use Disorders (Jeanne L. Obert, AhndreaWeiner, Janice Stimson, and Richard A. Rawson).

PART III: COMPULSIVE GAMBLING.

5. Understanding and Diagnosing Compulsive Gambling (LindaChamberlain).

6. Treating Compulsive and Problem Gambling (William G.McCown).

PART IV: SEX ADDICTION.

7. Understanding and Diagnosing Sex Addiction (Jennifer P.Schneider).

8. Treating Sex Addiction (Robert Weiss).

PART V: EATING DISORDERS.

9. Understanding and Diagnosing Eating Disorders (David M.Garner and Anna Gerborg).

10. Treating Eating Disorders (Jean Petrucelli).

PART VI: WORKAHOLISM.

11. Understanding and Diagnosing Workaholism (Bryan E. Robinsonand Claudia Flowers).

12. Treating Workaholism (Steven Berglas).

PART VII: COMPULSIVE BUYING.

13. Understanding and Diagnosing Compulsive Buying (HelgaDittmar).

14. Treating Compulsive Buying (April Lane Benson and MarieGengler).

PART VIII: PUBLIC POLICY AND PREVENTION.

15. Public Policy on Addictive Disorders (Beau Kilmer and RobertJ. MacCoun).

16. Preventing Addictive Disorders (Kenneth W. Griffin andGilbert J. Botvin).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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"This book brings together an array of international experts onaddictive disorders. Robert Coombs' Handbook of Addictive Disordersdiscusses the contemporary issues surrounding the understanding ofaddiction from diagnosis to treatment of an addicted client. TheHandbook of Addictive Disorders is an example of practical andclinical information at its best."
—Lorraine D. Grymala, Executive Director, American Academy ofHealth Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders

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