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Addictive Behaviors across the Life Span
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Addictive Behaviors across the Life Span

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Substance Abuse Counselling

April 1993 | 358 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This volume argues that addictive problems among different age groups require different interventions and theoretical conceptualizations. Contributors focus on etiology and course, prevention and early intervention, integrated treatment and policy issues.

Topics explored include treating substance abuse problems in offenders, early detection of alcohol and drug problems, the codependency movement, recovery patterns and issues related specifically to women.

 
PART ONE: ETIOLOGY AND COURSE
Ken J Sher
Children of Alcoholics and the Intergenerational Transmission of Alcoholism
A Biopsychosocial Perspective  
Linda C Sobell et al
A Lifespan Perspective on Natural Recovery (Self-Change) from Alcohol Problems
 
PART TWO: MODELS OF PREVENTION AND EARLY INTERVENTION
Mary Ann Pentz
Comparative Effects of Community-Based Drug Abuse Prevention
Harvey A Skinner
Early Identification of Addictive Behaviors Using a Computerized Lifestyle Assessment
John S Baer
Etiology and Secondary Prevention of Alcohol Problems with Young Adults
Mark B Sobell and Linda C Sobell
Treatment for Problem Drinkers
A Public Health Priority  
 
PART THREE: INTEGRATED TREATMENT OF ADDICTIVE PROBLEMS
Sandra A Brown
Recovery Patterns in Adolescent Substance Abuse
Lynn O Lightfoot
The Offender Substance Abuse Pre-release Program
An Empirically Based Model of Treatment for Offenders  
Robert S Stephens and Roger A Roffman
Adult Marijuana Dependence
Leonard Blumenthal and J Robert Hunter
A Comprehensive and Integrated System for Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Alberta
 
PART FOUR: POLICY ISSUES
G Alan Marlatt and Susan F Tapert
Harm Reduction
Reducing the Risks of Addictive Behaviors  
R Lorraine Collins
Women's Issues in Alcohol Use and Cigarette Smoking
Judith R Gordon and Kimberly Barrett
The Codependency Movement
Issues of Context and Differentiation  

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ISBN: 9780803950795
£64.00