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Treating addiction : a guide for professionals

Author: William R Miller; Alyssa Forcehimes; Allen Zweben
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment. They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, motivational, pharmacological, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Miller; Alyssa Forcehimes; Allen Zweben
ISBN: 9781609186388 1609186389
OCLC Number: 706024010
Notes: Machine generated contents note: PrefaceI. An Invitation to Addiction Treatment1. Why Treat Addiction?2. What Is Addiction?3. How Do Drugs Work?II. A Context for Addiction Treatment4. A Client-Centered Foundation5. Screening, Evaluation, and Diagnosis6. Detoxification and Health Care Needs7. Matching: Individualizing Treatment Plans8. Case ManagementIII. A Menu of Evidence-Based Options for Addiction Treatment9. Brief Interventions10. Enhancing Motivation for Change11. A Community Reinforcement Approach12. Strengthening Coping Skills13. Involving and Working with Family14. Mutual Help Groups15. Pharmacological Adjuncts IV. Issues That Arise in Addiction Treatment16. Responding to Resistance17. Enhancing Adherence18. Treating Co-Occurring Disorders19. Promoting Maintenance20. Working with Groups21. Addressing the Spiritual Side 22. Professional Ethics23. Promoting PreventionPostscript: Looking Forward, A. Thomas McLellan.
Description: xvi, 464 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An Invitation to Addiction Treatment. Why treat addiction? --
What is addiction? --
How do drugs work? --
A Context for Addiction Treatment. A client-centered foundation --
Screening, evaluation, and diagnosis --
Detoxification and health care needs --
Matching: individualizing treatment plans --
Case management . --
A Menu of Evidence-Based Options for Addiction Treatment. Brief interventions --
Enhancing motivation for change --
A community reinforcement approach --
Strengthening coping skills --
Involving and working with family --
Mutual help groups --
Pharmacological adjuncts. --
Issues That Arise in Addiction Treatment. Responding to resistance --
Enhancing adherence --
Treating co-occurring disorders --
Promoting maintenance --
Working with groups --
Addressing the spiritual side --
Professional ethics --
Promoting prevention --
Looking forward / by A. Thomas McLellan.
Responsibility: William R. Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes, Allen Zweben.

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"An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment. They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, motivational, pharmacological, and family approaches. Also addressed are such crucial clinical issues as resistance, maintenance of change, treating co-occurring disorders, and spirituality. Reproducible clinical tools can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Of special utility, the companion Web page features more than 25 additional widely used, ready-to-download assessment tools, assembled in one place for the first time, together with the authors' guidance for using them throughout the process of treatment"--Provided by publisher.
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"Written by well-respected addiction researchers and skilled clinicians, this book is a one-stop shop for those interested in learning about the latest evidence-based treatments. Students and Read more...

 
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