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.


International Clinical Sociology

Jan Marie Fritz

Worldwide Medical Sociology showcases the artwork and science of scientific sociologists from world wide. Medical sociology is a inventive, humanistic, and multidisciplinary specialization that seeks to enhance life conditions for people and collectivities. Medical sociologists work with shopper methods to evaluate conditions and keep away from, scale back, or remove issues by a mix of study and intervention.

Worldwide Medical Sociology is the primary quantity to current fundamental scientific sociology diagrams and fashions along with detailed histories of scientific sociology in the US, Quebec, France and Japan. A variety of interventions are mentioned in gentle of a area’s financial, social, political, and/or disciplinary historical past. Among the many matters which can be coated: mediation, environmental justice actions in Brazil, focus teams for worldwide purchasers, bereavement, battle prevention work in Malaysia, motion constructing in the US, a therapeutic home for adults that’s underneath the care of the Italian Affiliation of Medical Sociologists, psychological well being challenges in China and road youngsters in Mexico.


Grief and its Challenges

Neil Thompson

The expertise of loss and the therapeutic technique of grief are basic components of being human. Written by acclaimed creator Neil Thompson, Grief and its Challenges offers a theoretically wealthy and emotionally compassionate introduction to this complicated subject.

Incorporating each conventional and newer viewpoints, this e-book explores how grieving has been theorized and explains the various social in addition to private elements affecting how people encounter, interpret and reply to grief. Transient however telling vignettes present how principle works in follow throughout all kinds of grieving experiences, from bereavement and trauma to
the breakdown of a relationship or dropping a job.

This textual content offers holistic understanding in addition to steerage on how to answer the bereaved and grieving. It’s important studying for trainees and practitioners in counselling, psychotherapy, social work and nursing seeking to make sense of points round loss, trauma and grief, and provides expert, delicate assist.

Theory & Practice in Clinical Social Work

Jerrold R. Brandell

This totally up to date useful resource is the one complete anthology addressing frameworks for remedy, therapeutic modalities, and specialised medical points, themes, and dilemmas encountered in medical social work apply. Editor Jerrold R. Brandell and different main figures within the area current fastidiously devised strategies, fashions, and methods for responding to the wants of an more and more various clientele.

Key Options

  • Protection of essentially the most generally used theoretical frameworks and techniques in social work apply
  • Fully new chapters dedicated to medical responses to terrorism and pure disasters, medical case administration, neurobiological principle, cross-cultural medical apply, and analysis on medical apply
  • Utterly revised chapters on psychopharmacology, dynamic approaches to temporary and time-limited medical social work, and medical apply with homosexual males
  • Content material on the evidentiary base for medical apply
  • New, detailed medical illustrations in lots of chapters providing worthwhile details about therapeutic course of dimensions and the usage of specialised strategies and medical methods

The Loss of a Life Partner

Carolyn Ambler Walter

Though there may be intensive analysis on the lack of a partner, predominantly specializing in the experiences of widows, a lot much less consideration is paid to bereaved companions not married to their important different, whether or not or not the companions are of the identical intercourse. This primary-of-its-kind work explores each socially sanctioned and disenfranchised grief, highlighting similarities and variations. Combining a dialogue of assorted theories of grief with private narratives of grieving women and men drawn from quite a few interviews, and detailed case examine evaluation, Carolyn Ambler Walter has produced a penetrating examination of the bereavement experiences of companions in various sorts of relationships. She views narratives of widows, widowers, and bereaved home homosexual and lesbian companions from a postmodern perspective that breaks away from the standard perception that the dwelling should detach themselves from the lifeless with a purpose to transfer on with their lives. As a substitute, constructing on the works of postmodern grief theorists reminiscent of Klass, Silverman, and Nickman, Walter views ongoing bonds with the lifeless as a useful resource for enriching performance within the current, and as a key to seeking to the long run.

Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition

Nancy Boyd Webb

This acclaimed work describes a spread of counseling and remedy approaches for youngsters who’ve skilled loss. Practitioners and college students are given sensible methods for serving to preschoolers via adolescents address totally different types of bereavement, together with demise within the household, college, and group. Grounded in analysis on baby remedy, bereavement, trauma, and baby growth, the amount contains wealthy case shows and clearly explains the rules that information interventions. Eleven reproducible evaluation instruments and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a handy eight half of” x 11″ measurement.

Integrative Cognitive-Affective Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa

Stephen A. Wonderlich, Carol B. Peterson, Tracey Leone Smith

“Full of helpful medical instruments, this state-of-the-art guide presents an empirically supported therapy solidly grounded in present scientific information. Integrative cognitive-affective remedy for bulimia nervosa (ICAT-BN) has a novel emphasis on emotion. Interventions concentrate on serving to purchasers perceive the hyperlinks between emotional states and BN as they work to enhance their consuming behaviors, defuse the triggers of bulimic episodes, and construct essential emotion regulation expertise. In a large-size format for simple photocopying, the e book contains greater than 40 reproducible handouts. Purchasers get entry to a Net web page the place they will obtain and print the reproducible supplies”–

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Marsha M. Linehan

For the typical clinician, people with borderline character dysfunction (BPD) usually characterize probably the most difficult, seemingly insoluble circumstances. This quantity is the authoritative presentation of dialectical habits remedy (DBT), Marsha M. Linehan’s complete, built-in strategy to treating people with BPD. DBT was the primary psychotherapy proven in managed trials to be efficient with BPD. It has since been tailored and examined for a variety of different difficult-to-treat issues involving emotion dysregulation. Whereas specializing in BPD, this e-book is important studying for clinicians delivering DBT to any shoppers with advanced, a number of issues.

Companion volumes: The newest developments in DBT expertise coaching, along with important supplies for instructing the total vary of mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and misery tolerance expertise, are introduced in Linehan’s DBT® Abilities Coaching Handbook, Second Version, and DBT® Abilities Coaching Handouts and Worksheets, Second Version. Additionally out there: Linehan’s instructive expertise coaching movies for clients–Disaster Survival Abilities: Half One, Disaster Survival Abilities: Half Two, From Struggling to Freedom, This One Second, and Reverse Motion.

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations

Alex Gitterman

On daily basis, social staff take care of people, households, and teams battling issues which might be typically continual, persistent, acute, and/or sudden. When neighborhood and household assist methods are weak or unavailable, and when inside assets fail, these populations grow to be susceptible to bodily, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration.

But regardless of quite a few danger elements, numerous susceptible folks do stay completely happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not solely danger and vulnerability elements in deprived populations but in addition resilience and protecting methods for managing and overcoming adversity. This third version displays new demographic knowledge, analysis findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for altering financial and political realities and immigration and well being care coverage reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to incorporate observe with people, households, and teams, and new chapters think about working with navy members and their households, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied kids, and younger males of shade.

Art Therapy and Eating Disorders

Mury Rabin

Artwork Remedy and Consuming Problems is a step-by-step strategy to a brand new and intensely promising method for treating folks with consuming problems—youngsters in addition to adults, female and male victims alike—that has confirmed to be a vital help to identification, prevention, and intervention. Mury Rabin demonstrates how her award-winning artwork remedy method, generally known as Phenomenal and Nonphenomenal Physique Picture Duties or "PNBIT," can be utilized by clinicians aside from artwork therapists and reveals its effectiveness together with numerous therapeutic methods.

Not like conventional remedy packages that deal with signs, this method focuses on root causes and consists of a sequence of duties—some phenomenal: weight recording, mirror viewing, and physique dimension estimates; others not: chromatic household line drawings and physique picture mandalas. The ebook contains 5 case research that illustrate how the PNBIT method capabilities in observe.