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Presented to aid non-physicians in substance abuse treatment, 12 revised chapters offer discussions of theory and clinical practice in six major approaches to treatment: Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step, psychodynamic, marital/family, cognitive-behavioral, contingency management, and motivational approaches. After the paired theoretical/clinical chapters, two final contributions discuss pharmacotherapy and issues of integrating theory, research, and practice. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Describes five theories of substance abuse treatment and details how to translate each theory into actual practice. Material on 12-step, psychodynamic, behavioral, marital/family, and motivational approaches incorporates case examples, discussion of advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and treatment techniques. Includes a chapter on emerging pharmacological approaches. For advanced students in psychology, social work, and medicine, and for substance abuse counselors in training. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Widely adopted, this state-of-the-art text and clinical resource captures the breadth of current knowledge about substance abuse and its treatment. For each of the major evidence-based treatment approaches, a chapter on basic assumptions and theories is followed by a chapter on clinical applications, including illustrative case material. Expert contributors cover motivational, contingency management, cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, family, and pharmacological approaches. Concluding chapters discuss effective ways to integrate different treatments in a range of clinical settings. New to This Edition, *Reflects significant advances in research and clinical practice. Chapter on the biology of substance use disorders. Chapter on an additional treatment setting: primary care. Chapter on case management.
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