Handbook of Addictive Disorders

Author: Robert Holman Coombs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471652334
Format: PDF, Docs
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The most comprehensive source for the latest research and practice techniques for diagnosing and treating addictive disorders "This book brings together an array of international experts on addictive disorders. Robert Coombs's Handbook of Addictive Disorders discusses the contemporary issues surrounding the understanding of addiction, from diagnosis to treatment of an addicted client. The Handbook of Addictive Disorders is an example of practical and clinical information at its best." -Lorraine D. Grymala, Executive Director American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders The Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource, featuring valuable contributions from a multidisciplinary team of leading experts. This unique guide deftly defines addiction and examines its comorbidity with other problems. Subsequent chapters present an overview of addictive disorders coupled with strategies for accurately diagnosing them, planning effective treatment, and selecting appropriate interventions. Chapters on public policy and prevention are of indispensable value in light of this growing health concern. The only reference available to cover the full spectrum of addictions and addictive behaviors, the Handbook of Addictive Disorders provides the most current research and treatment strategies for overcoming: Chemical dependency Workaholism Compulsive gambling Eating disorders Sex addiction Compulsive buying This useful guide features case studies, figures and diagrams, lists of practical interventions for each disorder, and self-assessment exercises for clients. Psychologists, addiction counselors, social workers, and others working in the addictions field will find the Handbook of Addictive Disorders to be an essential resource for practical, validated information on all types of addictions and their related problems.

Addiction Recovery Tools

Author: Robert H. Coombs
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761920676
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Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical Handbook presents verified recovery tools with a methodical "when and how" approach for each available tool. Including both Western and Eastern methods, the book catalogs the motivational, medical-pharmaceutical, cognitive-behavioral, psychosocial, and holistic tools accessible in a wide variety of settings and programs.

Clinicians Guide to Substance Abuse

Author: Smith-Seymour
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071347136
Format: PDF
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It’s time to bolster your understanding of substance abuse and treatment *Provides a comprehensive basic introduction to substance abuse/treatment *Includes a discussion of the nature of addiction – which serves as a framework for the entire book *Offers detailed information on management and treatment *Outlines the signs and symptoms of drug abuse and addiction *Delves into treatment issues specific to women, children, families, etc. *Presents valuable information on placement criteria and resources for specialist referral *Covers medical complications The resource you need to incorporate substance abuse treatment into your practice. Hazelden Chronic Illness Series offers clear and relevant information and practical advice on the treatment of chronic illness and related aspects of healthcare. Drawing on over fifty years of clinical experience and research at the Hazelden Foundation, the series provides authoritative coverage of a wide-range of topics critical to healthcare providers, students, and patients. This publishing alliance between Hazelden and McGraw-Hill, the world’s premier publisher of references and career tools for the medical profession, provides the depth and breadth of coverage you would expect when two industry leaders join forces. The HAZELDEN CHRONIC ILLNESS LIBRARY Clinician’s Guide to Spirituality * Clinician’s Guide to Mental Illness * Clinician’s Guide to Pediatric Chronic Illness * Clinician’s Guide to Holistic Medicine * Clinician’s Guide to the Twelve Step Principles

Integrated Treatment for Co Occurring Disorders

Author: Sharon C. Ekleberry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136914935
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Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders addresses a complex client population, which presents service providers with significant professional challenges. Underlying personality disorders compromise treatment effectiveness for medical, other psychiatric, or trauma services, as well as the ability these individuals have in adhering to probation, parole, or court-ordered treatment requirements. A co-occuring substance use disorder amplifies the difficulties experienced by personality-disordered individuals, exacerbates the precarious nature of their relationships, and raises the skill level needed by service providers attempting to help them. There can be significant professional satisfaction in working effectively with the interplay of addiction and disorders of personality. The book brings focus to the specifics of assessment and treatment for this type of co-occurring disorder and suggests that greater adaptability, fewer self-sabotaging behaviors, and an abstinent lifestyle are all possible. Recovery from both disorders is the journey these individuals take toward greater maturation, reliable impulse control, and coping skills that are not dependent upon the evasion of the demands of living or use of substances to manage stress or uncomfortable affect. Recovery is possible, and service providers can assist these clients on their path to wellness.

The Addiction Counselor s Desk Reference

Author: Robert Holman Coombs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047171271X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is a comprehensive compilation of information about the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. This unique text includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology, addictive disorders and behaviors, descriptions of treatment models and techniques, as well as lists of relevant websites, government resources, and treatment centers. Addiction professionals will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool. The most up-to-date resource of its kind Contains detailed definitions, practical illustrations, relevant websites, government resources, and information about treatment centers Written by a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment

Addiction Psychiatry

Author: Norman S. Miller
Publisher: Wiley-Liss
ISBN: 9780471562016
Format: PDF, ePub
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ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY: Current Diagnosis and Treatment—Norman S. Miller, M. D. Addiction psychiatry is a relatively young field that encompasses the causes, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of drug or alcohol addiction—in addition to the specific mental disorders that frequently co-occur with substance abuse. Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment is a unique work in that it not only provides a comprehensive, practical overview of addiction psychiatry, but also gives detailed accounts of the most current clinical issues. The book opens with an overview of the history and basic tenets of the field, then goes on to explore the relationship between psychiatric and addictive disorders. Subsequent sections offer guidelines for laboratory testing to achieve diagnosis, or "dual diagnosis" in cases of co-occurring disorders. The text concludes with extensive discussions of specific and practical treatment options, as well as some thoughts on preventing addiction. Individual chapters in the text cover such topics as: DSM I-IV and exclusionary criteria for addictive disorders Classification for diagnosis in addiction psychiatry Course and prognosis of psychiatric and addictive disorders Addictive disease as a psychiatric disorder Clinical indications for testing Methodology and guidelines for laboratory testing A systematic approach to differential diagnosis and treatment Abstinence-based treatment and other forms of therapy Treatment in psychiatric and addiction settings A practical guide to pharmacological treatments The prevention of abuse and addiction to drugs and alcohol Written by a widely recognized authority in the field, Addiction Psychiatry: Current Diagnosis and Treatment is designed to serve as a standard reference for this rapidly growing specialty. This book will prove an indispensable resource for addiction psychiatrists, psychiatrists, residents in psychiatry training programs, students, and all professionals involved in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction.

Systemic Sex Therapy

Author: Katherine M. Hertlein
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317813952
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This comprehensive textbook, intended for graduate students in couple and family therapy programs as well as for clinicians of diverse orientations, offers descriptive discussions of sex therapy based on the Intersystem Approach, as developed by Gerald Weeks. The Intersystem Approach considers the biology, psychology, couple dyad, family-of-origin, and larger contextual factors of any sexual disorder or issue. It is grounded in systems theory and represents a new understanding of human sexuality and sexual problems. Appropriate for anyone who wants to progress to a more comprehensive and integrative understanding of sexual dysfunctions, this text will teach the reader how to treat the couple, rather than the individual. Now in a second edition, Systemic Sex Therapy presents 12 updated chapters and two new chapters, bringing the material up-to-date with the DSM-5. Each chapter examines the definition and description of a disorder, its etiology, assessment, treatment, research, and future directions. Experts in the field discuss issues ranging from pharmacology, sexual compulsivity, therapy with lesbian and gay couples, to chapters on male and female lack of desire. A standard text in the field, Systemic Sex Therapy integrates couple and sex therapy to inform the treatment of sexual problems, and to give beginning and experienced clinicians the abilities and confidence they need to produce viable change in their patients’ lives.

Body States Interpersonal and Relational Perspectives on the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Author: Jean Petrucelli
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131763537X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this edited volume, Jean Petrucelli brings together the work of talented clinicians and researchers steeped in working with eating disordered patients for the past 10 to 35 years. Eating disorders are about body-states and their relational meanings. The split of mindbody functioning is enacted in many arenas in the eating disordered patient’s life. Concretely, a patient believes that disciplining or controlling his or her body is a means to psychic equilibrium and interpersonal effectiveness. The collected papers in Body-States: Interpersonal and Relational Perspectives on the Treatment of Eating Disorders elaborates the essential role of linking symptoms with their emotional and interpersonal meanings in the context of the therapy relationship so that eating disordered patients can find their way out and survive the unbearable. The contributors bridge the gaps in varied protocols for recovery, illustrating that, at its core, trust in the reliability of the humanness of the other is necessary for patients to develop, regain, or have - for the first time - a stable body. They illustrate how embodied experience must be cultivated in the patient/therapist relationship as a felt experience so patients can experience their bodies as their own, to be lived in and enjoyed, rather than as an ‘other’ to be managed. In this collection Petrucelli convincingly demonstrates how interpersonal and relational treatments address eating problems, body image and "problems in living." Body States: Interpersonal and Relational Perspectives on the Treatment of Eating Disorders will be essential reading for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and a wide range of professionals and lay readers who are interested in the topic and treatment of eating disorders.

Annual Review of Addictions and Offender Counseling

Author: Stephen Southern
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621895939
Format: PDF
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Supported by the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC), this annual review addresses innovation, evaluation, and program development efforts in addictions and offender counseling. Experts in the field present peer-reviewed models and recommendations for ensuring best practices in addictions and offender counseling.