Rethinking Substance Abuse

William R. Miller, Kathleen M. Carroll


Whereas data on substance abuse and addictions is increasing quickly, scientific apply nonetheless lags behind. This e-book brings collectively main specialists to explain what remedy and prevention would seem like if it have been based mostly on one of the best science accessible. The amount incorporates developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioral, and social–environmental views. Tightly edited chapters summarize present considering on the character and causes of alcohol and different drug issues; talk about what works on the particular person, household, and societal ranges; and supply strong ideas for creating simpler remedies and providers.


Drug Use and Abuse

Stephen A. Maisto, Mark Galizio, Gerard J. Connors

DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary method in its protection of present drug points. It weaves psychological, historic, cultural, social, organic, and medical views — emphasizing the concept that a drug’s results rely not solely on its properties, but in addition on the organic and psychological traits of its person. This theme is highlighted all through, and is outstanding in discussions of the person courses of medication, in addition to within the chapters on pharmacology and psychopharmacology.
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Lowinson and Ruiz’s Substance Abuse

Pedro Ruiz, Eric C. Strain

“A complete, authoritative textual content on all points of substance abuse and dependancy medication. Scientific subjects such because the biology of assorted addictions and all dimensions of scientific remedy and administration are addressed by a variety of main contributors. Behavioral addictions are addressed additionally, so the textual content will not be solely dedicated to particular substances and their misuse”–Offered by writer.

Adolescents, Alcohol, and Substance Abuse

Peter M. Monti, Suzanne M. Colby, Tracy A. O’Leary

This quantity critiques a spread of empirically supported approaches to prevention and remedy of adolescent substance use issues. The main focus is on motivationally based mostly temporary interventions that may be delivered in quite a lot of contexts, that tackle key developmental issues, and that draw on cutting-edge information on addictive habits change. From knowledgeable contributors, protection encompasses alcohol abilities coaching; integrative behavioral and household remedy; motivational interviewing; interventions for dually identified youth; Web-based schooling, prevention, and remedy; and purposes to HIV prevention. The quantity is extensively referenced and consists of quite a few medical illustrations and vignettes.

Substance Abuse

Joyce H. Lowinson

The premier textual content on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its up to date and expanded Fourth Version, with up-to-the-minute insights from greater than 150 specialists on the entrance traces of affected person administration and analysis. This version options expanded protection of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and full info on “membership medicine” equivalent to Ecstasy. New sections deal with habit in youngsters, adolescents, adults, and the aged and girls’s well being points, together with being pregnant. The expanded behavioral addictions part now consists of hoarding, buying, and laptop/Web abuse.  Consists of entry to a Companion wesbite that has absolutely searchable textual content.


William L. White

Second Version
This information examines habit and restoration as a cultural phenomenon and describes the cultural facets, group, key cultural roles, and milestones that almost all addicts share. It examines the best way to transfer shoppers out of their drug-using tradition into a brand new world that promotes abstinence and wholesome methods of dwelling. A complete take a look at the drug-using tradition together with considerations for intervention and therapy.

William L. White, M.A., Senior Analysis Marketing consultant on the Lighthouse Coaching Institute in Bloomington, Illinois, has almost three a long time of expertise within the substance abuse area.

Facing Heartbreak

Stefanie Carnes, Mari A. Lee, Anthony D. Rodriguez

Once you uncover that the particular person you liked and trusted most on this planet is hiding a secret life as a intercourse addict, the end result could be devastating. Dealing with that heartbreak is what this e book is all about. The therapeutic course of will take time no matter whether or not you determine to remain within the relationship or depart.

Dealing with Heartbreak weaves actual life tales with sensible therapeutic recommendation and particular duties that lightly educate, empower, and information the companion of the intercourse addict by means of a strategy of restoration. Utilizing Dr. Patrick Carnes’ thirty-task intercourse restoration mannequin, readers will be taught to heal from the heartbreak and betrayal as they uncover hope and therapeutic.

Stefanie Carnes, Ph.D., has led quite a few analysis initiatives on habit and authored many publications together with her nationally famend e book, Mending a Shattered Coronary heart: A Information for Companions of Intercourse Addicts (2nd version, Sept. 2011). Dr. Carnes is a Licensed Marriage and Household Therapist, an AAMFT medical member and authorized supervisor. She can also be licensed by means of IITAP (Worldwide Institute for Trauma and Dependancy Professionals) as a Intercourse Dependancy Therapist and Supervisor. Dr. Carnes resides in Phoenix, AZ.

Mari A. Lee, MA, LMFT, CSAT is a Licensed Marriage and Household Therapist, and a Licensed Intercourse Dependancy Therapist. Ms. Lee is the founding father of Development Counseling Providers, Inc., a restoration heart in Pasadena, CA, the place she sees shoppers for particular person, and group remedy. As well as, she is a revered author, speaker and presenter on ladies’s points, compulsive sexual conduct, trauma, communication, and leads workshops and weekend intensives for ladies within the areas of co-dependency, self-image and esteem. Ms. Lee resides in Southern California.

Anthony Rodriguez, MSW, CSAT, BCSA, LISW, LCSW, is the Founder and Medical Director of The Males’s Middle. Mr. Rodriguez has pursued persevering with training within the areas of treating survivors of sexual violence, anger administration, addictions and different normal psychological well being points. He’s a Licensed Intercourse Dependancy Therapist and is Board licensed in treating sexual abuse by the American Academy of Specialists in Traumatic Stress. He’s additionally a technical guide with the Workplace for Victims of Crime Coaching & Technical Help Middle (U.S. Dept. of Justice). Mr Rodriguez resides in Iowa Metropolis, IA.

Recover to Live

Christopher Kennedy Lawford

From Signs of Withdrawal and Moments of Readability Christopher Kennedy Lawford comes a New York Occasions bestselling guide that may save lives.

For many of his formative years, Christopher Kennedy Lawford battled life-threatening drug and alcohol addictions. Now in restoration for greater than 25 years, he works to impact change and lift world consciousness of dependancy in nonprofit, personal, and authorities circles, serving because the goodwill ambassador for drug dependence therapy and take care of the United Nations.

For the primary time, the New York Occasions bestselling Get well to Reside brings collectively the entire best self-care therapies for the seven most poisonous compulsions affecting each tradition on the planet right this moment—alcohol dependence, drug dependence, consuming problems, playing, hoarding, smoking, intercourse, and porn.

In Get well to Reside, greater than 100 of the world’s high consultants interviewed by Lawford share their analysis and knowledge on the best way to decide in case your unhealthy behavior is changing into a dependency, what therapies will work greatest for you, how greatest to assist your self or a beloved one recuperate from dependancy, and the best way to lead a satisfying and productive life in restoration.

Dual Disorders

David F O’Connell

Twin Problems: Necessities for Evaluation and Remedy is a sensible handbook for the evaluation and scientific administration of sufferers with habit and psychiatric problems. Addictions counselors, prevention specialists, and chemical dependency nurses will use this ebook to know the character of psychiatric problems and uncover invaluable tips on their remedy and administration within the context of major addictions remedy. It consists of an introduction to the rationale and scientific approaches of cognitive remedy; a particular part on psychiatric medicines; and protection of temper, anxiousness, psychotic, cognitive, consuming, and persona problems.

Twin Problems: Necessities for Evaluation and Remedy accommodates info that’s important and basic to efficient remedy. It fills a void within the coaching and schooling of addictions counselors, serving to you grow to be a greater diagnostician, develop higher remedy plans, and talk extra meaningfully with psychiatrists and different psychological well being professionals. It should additionally enhance your understanding of psychopathology and psychotherapy and reduce the frustration that may come up from a lack of knowledge and planning. Specifics that you have to know to do that are completely coated, together with:

  • parts of a complete evaluation of twin problems
  • scientific concerns within the remedy of the depressed addict
  • pitfalls of treating sufferers with persona problems
  • the borderline patient–what to do and what to not do
  • the psychopathic patient–anticipating and successfully addressing manipulation
  • sensible approaches in treating sufferers with consuming problems
  • efficient remedy of sexual trauma
  • cognitive remedy approaches to treating twin problems
  • what to anticipate when your affected person is referred to a psychiatrist for psychotropic remedy

    Not like different books on this matter, Twin Problems: Necessities for Evaluation and Remedy is just not a abstract of analysis on twin prognosis nor an summary of normal programmatic concerns in remedy supply. Fairly, it’s directed particularly to addictions counselors concerned within the day-to-day remedy of dually identified sufferers, offering detailed descriptions of the main psychiatric problems in addition to helpful tips and remedy approaches.