Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

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The most comprehensive source for the latest research and practicetechniques for diagnosing and treating addictive disorders

"This book brings together an array of international experts onaddictive disorders. Robert Coombs's Handbook of AddictiveDisorders discusses the contemporary issues surrounding theunderstanding of addiction, from diagnosis to treatment of anaddicted client. The Handbook of Addictive Disorders is anexample of practical and clinical information at its best."
-Lorraine D. Grymala, Executive Director American Academy of HealthCare Providers in the Addictive Disorders

The Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide toDiagnosis and Treatment is a comprehensive, state-of-the-artresource, featuring valuable contributions from a multidisciplinaryteam of leading experts. This unique guide deftly defines addictionand examines its comorbidity with other problems. Subsequentchapters present an overview of addictive disorders coupled withstrategies for accurately diagnosing them, planning effectivetreatment, and selecting appropriate interventions. Chapters onpublic policy and prevention are of indispensable value in light ofthis growing health concern.

The only reference available to cover the full spectrum ofaddictions and addictive behaviors, the Handbook of AddictiveDisorders provides the most current research and treatmentstrategies for overcoming:

  • Chemical dependency
  • Workaholism
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Eating disorders
  • Sex addiction
  • Compulsive buying
This useful guide features case studies, figures and diagrams,lists of practical interventions for each disorder, andself-assessment exercises for clients.

Psychologists, addiction counselors, social workers, and othersworking in the addictions field will find the Handbook ofAddictive Disorders to be an essential resource for practical,validated information on all types of addictions and their relatedproblems.

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"This book brings together an array of international experts on addictive disorders. Robert Coombs' Handbook of Addictive Disorders discusses the contemporary issues surrounding the understanding of addiction from diagnosis to treatment of an addicted client. The Handbook of Addictive Disorders is an example of practical and clinical information at its best."
--Lorraine D. Grymala, Executive Director, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders

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Robert Holman Coombs, PhD, CAS, is Professor of Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Society, and the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. A member of the International Certification Advisory Committee of the American Academy of Healthcare Providers in the Addictive Disorders, he is the author or editor of eighteen books. He also serves as a series editor for Wiley’s Treating Addictions series.

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