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Beyond addiction : how science and kindness help people change : a guide for families

Author: Jeffrey Foote; Carrie Wilkens; Nicole Kosanke; Stephanie Higgs
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Scribner trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors. The New Road to Recovery eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help their loved ones  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Foote; Carrie Wilkens; Nicole Kosanke; Stephanie Higgs
ISBN: 1476709483 9781476709482 9781476709475 1476709475
OCLC Number: 878837417
Awards: Winner of Books for a Better Life (Relationships) 2015
Description: xviii, 315 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Where to start. Hope in hell --
What to know. What is addiction? ; Motivation : why do people change? ; Change : how do people change? --
How to cope. Start where you are ; Self-care I : damage control ; Have your limits --
How to help. Start where they are ; Goals (and problems) ; Positive communication ; Reinforcement : the driver of change ; Consequences ; Treatment options ; Suggesting treatment ; During treatment --
Live your life. Self-care II : building a life --
Appendix. When is it an emergency?
Responsibility: Jeffrey Foote, Ph. D., Carrie Wilkens, Ph. D., and Nicole Kosanke, Ph. D ; with Stephanie Higgs.

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