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ADDICTION TREATMENT, 3E, International Edition covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. First-person narratives about the experience of addiction provide you a realism and depth of study not commonly found in textbooks. In addition, you will study topics that interest you, such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws, to show you the importance of reducing the harm of any addictive behavior.
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Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Social Work and Human Services at Eastern Washington University. She teaches a variety of substance misuse and practice courses in the MSW program and has researched and written extensively on addiction and the recovery process. Current research includes an online survey for women in recovery from compulsive gambling. Dr. Katherine Van Wormer has taught in departments of social work and criminal justice at the University of Northern Iowa and has over twenty years of experience in teaching and public service. Dr. Van Wormer was actively involved in civil rights movements in North Carolina and Northern Ireland. She practiced substance abuse counseling for four and a half years, including two in Norway. Dr. Van Wormer has been publishing texts, book chapters, and articles for over twenty years. In addition to ADDICTION TREATMENT: A STRENGTHS PERSPECTIVE, she has recently published SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, THE MAID NARRATIVES and numerous other books, including two on female offenders and victims and one on the nature of oppression. She has received several honors, including the McKay Faculty Research Award from the University of Northern Iowa.Review:
Introduction. 1. The Nature of Addiction. 2. Historical Perspectives. Part 2: BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. 3. Misuse/Dependence, and the Body. 4. Gender and Sexual Orientation Differences. 5. Gambling, Eating Disorders, Shopping, and Other Behavioral Addictions. Part 3: PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE: ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION. 6. Addiction Across the Life Span. 7. Assessments: Strengths-and Solutions-Based. 8. Strengths- and Evidence Based Interventions. 9. Addiction With a Co-Occurring Mental Disorder or Disability. Part 4: SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ADDICTION. 10. Family Risks and Resiliencies. 11. Mutual Help Groups: A Strengths Perspective. 12. Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Issues. 13. Addiction and Public Policy. Epilogue: Providing Options. Appendix.
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