|Author:||Abraham J. Twerski|
Addictive thought is inherently self-deceptive, yet offers a superficial logic that can be misleading to the addict as well as to the addict's family members.
Abnormal thinking in addiction was originally recognized by members of Alcoholics Anonymous, who coined the term "stinking thinking." Addictive thinking often... read more
|Author:||Stephanie S. Covington|
In this new edition, Stephanie Covington will include important new evidence-based data and new proven techniques for her unique and exclusive program, as well as new ways to treat trauma and substance abuse, new principles for gender responsive strategies with women offenders, and a new module on sexuality and women's recove... read more
Approximately 10 million people in the United States have a substance-related disorder and at least one other mental illness. Those who are dealing with a combination of these disorders are met with a powerful recipe for destruction, especially self-destruction. The good news is that there is help. Drawing from an evidence-ba... read more
|Author:||Nancy M. Petry|
Pathological Gambling: Etiology, Comorbidity, and Treatment examines the prevalence and consequences of problem gambling as well as approaches to treatment. In this comprehensive book, Petry clarifies the current understanding of gambling as a disorder, including its levels of intensity; possible origins in biological, neurol... read more
|Author:||Peter J. Adams|
As a consequence of the rapid proliferation of commercial gambling in Western-style democracies, governments and communities are encountering a complex array of economic, social and cultural harms associated with this expansion. This book focuses specifically on harms to democratic systems. It examines how people with key rol... read more
|Author:||Robert D. Margolis|
For decades, epidemiological studies have shown that use of alcohol and other drugs is so widespread in clinical populations that practitioners cannot assume it is not an issue, even in the absence of warning signs. Sometimes drug use is the main source of a client's problems; other times, drug use exacerbates presenting prob... read more
Imagine not drinking a bottle of wine before making a pass; not moving in like a starving cat when someone is at the bar; not apologising for something you don't remember doing. Once upon a time, Tania Glyde couldn't imagine living any other way. She wondered whether she had a problem, but so many people drank more and as a c... read more
As Internet usage has exploded in recent years, so has the prevalence of compulsive online sexual behavior - a problem first addressed five years ago by Patrick Carnes and coauthors of the breakthrough book, "In the Shadows of the Net". Updated with the latest information, trends, and developments, the second edition equips r... read more
|Author:||Peter M. Monti|
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this book presents a straightforward, multi-session coping skills training program that has been proven effective in helping alcohol-dependent individuals. The volume provides everything needed to implement the program, including a clear theoretical and empirical rationale, st... read more
Understanding and Treating the Pathological Gambler provides a combination of theory and practical solutions for the clinician working with pathological gamblers. The first half of this title discusses the history, theories and evaluation of gamblers and gambling while the second provides clinicians with interventions, based ... read more
|Author:||Richard B. Ulman|
Until recently, psychoanalysis has failed - on either a theoretical or clinical level - to keep pace with the significant changes in the type of patient seeking psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy. This book provides new ideas - on both a theoretical and clinical level - to fill the void left by the therapeutic collapse... read more
|Author:||Robert J. Meyers|
Filling a crucial need, this book presents a time- and cost-effective therapy program oriented to the concerned significant other (CSO) who wants to motivate a family member or partner to seek help. Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is a nonconfrontational approach that teaches CSOs how to change their own b... read more
|Author:||Sarah W. Bowen|
This authoritative book presents an innovative relapse prevention program that integrates mindfulness practices with evidence-based cognitive and behavioral strategies. Clinicians get essential information and materials for implementing the approach with their clients. In eight carefully structured group sessions, participant... read more
Working with Drug and Alcohol Users provides an accessible guide to substance use and working with substance users.
'First Steps' is a new series of short, affordable self-help on a range of key topics. In First Steps out of Problem Drinking, John McMahon draws on extensive experience, both professionally as a university lecturer in substance abuse, and personally as a former alcoholic. He explains what makes drinking 'a problem', how thi... read more
An unforgettable, illuminating story of how men live and how they survive, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Cutting for Stone
When Abraham Verghese, a physician whose marriage is unraveling, relocates to El Paso, Texas, he hopes to make a fresh start as a staff member at the county hospital. Th... read more
Concentrating on self-esteem and acceptance, this book offers meditations for men and women recovering from codependency and aids them in their attempt to gain control of their lives.
Melody Beattie integrates her own life experiences and fundamental recovery reflections in this unique daily meditation book written es... read more
This classic book, written 17 years ago but still selling more than 13,000 copies every year, has been completely updated and expanded by the author."I used to drink," writes John Bradshaw,"to solve the problems caused by drinking. The more I drank to relieve my shame-based loneliness and hurt, the more I felt ashamed."Shame ... read more
80% of crime in New Zealand occurs under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This book is about how the New Zealand justice system perpetuates criminal behaviour and the Corrections Department fails to rehabilitate - maintaining a vicious cycle of addiction and substance abuse that inevitably leads to re-offending and recidivism.