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Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fourth Edition

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fourth Edition

Publisher : Guilford Publications
SKU: 9781462510689
R 1 278,00
R 1 086,30
This widely adopted text introduces students and practitioners to major contemporary models of addiction. Assuming no prior knowledge in the field, the book shows how theory and research can offer a roadmap for effective intervention. It presents multiple perspectives on the causes and mechanisms of substance use problems, reviews their strengths and limitations, and examines their implications for helping people change their behavior. Evidence-based treatment and prevention strategies are descr
This widely adopted text introduces students and practitioners to major contemporary models of addiction. Assuming no prior knowledge in the field, the book shows how theory and research can offer a roadmap for effective intervention. It presents multiple perspectives on the causes and mechanisms of substance use problems, reviews their strengths and limitations, and examines their implications for helping people change their behavior. Evidence-based treatment and prevention strategies are described.

Pedagogical Features Include:
*Accessible style and clear organization.
*Concise end-of-chapter summaries.
*Review questions in every chapter.

New to This Edition
*The latest research on prevention and treatment, including current data and revised discussions of genetic influences, family treatment models, and many other topics.
*Updated for DSM-5.
*Chapter on behavioral addictions.
*Chapter on promoting motivation and autonomy.
*Chapter on evidence-based practice.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781462510689
Publisher Guilford Publications
Contributor By (author) Dennis L. Thombs, By (author) Cynthia J. Osborn
Publication Date 2013-08-08
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 418
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 229 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 722
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Description
This widely adopted text introduces students and practitioners to major contemporary models of addiction. Assuming no prior knowledge in the field, the book shows how theory and research can offer a roadmap for effective intervention. It presents multiple perspectives on the causes and mechanisms of substance use problems, reviews their strengths and limitations, and examines their implications for helping people change their behavior. Evidence-based treatment and prevention strategies are described.

Pedagogical Features Include:
*Accessible style and clear organization.
*Concise end-of-chapter summaries.
*Review questions in every chapter.

New to This Edition
*The latest research on prevention and treatment, including current data and revised discussions of genetic influences, family treatment models, and many other topics.
*Updated for DSM-5.
*Chapter on behavioral addictions.
*Chapter on promoting motivation and autonomy.
*Chapter on evidence-based practice.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781462510689
Publisher Guilford Publications
Contributor By (author) Dennis L. Thombs, By (author) Cynthia J. Osborn
Publication Date 2013-08-08
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 418
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 229 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 722
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