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Behavioral couples therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse

Author: Timothy J O'Farrell; William Fals-Stewart
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This eminently practical guide presents an empirically supported approach for treating people with substance abuse problems and their spouses or domestic partners. Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) explicitly focuses on both substance use and relationship issues, and is readily compatible with 12-step approaches. Provided are all the materials needed to introduce BCT; implement a Recovery Contract to support
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J O'Farrell; William Fals-Stewart
ISBN: 1593853246 9781593853242
OCLC Number: 64336035
Description: xii, 436 p. : ill., forms ; 27 cm.
Contents: An introduction to behavioral couples therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse --
Engaging the couple: initial couple sessions --
Building support for abstinence: the daily recovery contract --
Other support for abstinence --
Increasing positive couple and family activities --
Improving communication, part 1: listener and speaker skills --
Improving communication, part 2: resolving changes, conflicts, and problems --
Continuing recovery: maintenance and relapse prevention --
Challenges in BCT, part I: separated and dual-problem couples --
Challenges in BCT, part II: violence and other issues --
Enhancements to BCT --
Implementing BCT in the real world.
Responsibility: Timothy J. O'Farrell, William Fals-Stewart.
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'This clearly-written, practical guide to behavioral couples therapy for addictive disorders will be useful to all addiction therapists. Couple-based work is extremely useful in evaluation and Read more...

 
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