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Overcoming Alcohol Misuse, 2nd Edition : A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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How to regain control when alcohol is taking over your life

Statistics show that misuse of alcohol is a very common problem. Using alcohol unwisely can have long-term effects on your health, career and family life. This self-help book helps you take a healthier approach to drinking.

Using methods based on real clinical practice and proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, this revised and updated edition shows you how to regain control of your alcohol consumption.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 22mm | 255g
  • Robinson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2 Rev ed
  • B&w integrated illustrations throughout
  • 1472138589
  • 9781472138583
  • 54,565

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How to regain control when alcohol is taking over your life

Statistics show that misuse of alcohol is a very common problem. Using alcohol unwisely can have long-term effects on your health, career and family life. This self-help book helps you take a healthier approach to drinking.

Using methods based on real clinical practice and proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, this revised and updated edition shows you how to regain control of your alcohol consumption.

You will learn:
· How to identify the tell-tale signs of alcohol misuse
· The relationship between drinking, anxiety and depression
· How to help if you are anxious about a friend or family member

This indispensable guide forms a complete self-help programme, including diaries and record sheets, and advice on how to enlist the support of those around you.

Marcantonio Spada is Professor of Psychology and Head of the Division of Psychology at London South Bank University. An expert in cognitive behavioural therapy for alcohol misuse, he has worked as a clinician for the last twenty years and is the author of over 100 scientific articles, two books and several book chapters in the field of addictive behaviours. Marcantonio is a chartered psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and an accredited cognitive behavioural therapy practitioner with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.

Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.

Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper
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About Marcantonio Spada

Marcantonio Spada is Professor of Psychology and Head of the Division of Psychology at London South Bank University. An expert in cognitive behavioural therapy for alcohol misuse, he has worked as a clinician for the last twenty years and is the author of over 100 scientific articles, two books and several book chapters in the field of addictive behaviours. Marcantonio is a chartered psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and an accredited cognitive behavioural therapy practitioner with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.
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