Treatment Strategies for Substance Abuse and Process Addictions

Treatment Strategies for Substance Abuse and Process Addictions

presented by Robert L. Smith, fl. 2014 (Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association, 2015, originally published 2015), 368 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
This distinctive and timely text examines the most prevalent substance and process addictions and focuses on current research and evidence-based treatment strategies. Major substance addictions discussed include alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, methamphetamines, and prescription drugs. Complete chapters are also devoted to the most frequently cited process addictions, making this text unique. Behavioral addictions covered in this text include pathological gambling, sex disorders, disordered eating, work, exercise, shopping, and Internet/gaming.Each chapter contains a listing of student learning outcomes, a case study with reflective questions, techniques for assessment and diagnosis, inpatient and outpatient treatment approaches, and resources for further study. With its emphasis on treatment strategies, this text can be used by practitioners as well as by professors in the classroom in introductory courses in addictions or in subsequent courses that focus on treatment strategies.
Field of Interest
Counseling & Therapy
Copyright Message
Copyright © 2015 by the American Counseling Association
Content Type
Original Publication Date
Page Count
Publication Year
American Counseling Association
Place Published / Released
Alexandria, VA
Counseling & Therapy, Psychology & Counseling, Health Sciences, Addictions, Education, development, and training, Theory, Substance abuse, Vícios, Dependencias, Addictive behavior, Addiction and dependency
Robert L. Smith, fl. 2014
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Vícios, Dependencias

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