Overcoming Your Alcohol or Drug Problem

Overcoming Your Alcohol or Drug Problem : Effective Recovery Strategies, Therapist Guide

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This expanded edition of this successful Therapist Guide provides an evidence-based treatment protocol for all types of substance use disorders. Designed to be used with the accompanying Workbook, this guide provides clinicians with valuable strategies for working with clients with substance use disorders. The treatment outlined focuses on specific issues involved in both stopping substance abuse and changing behaviours or lifestyle aspects that contribute to continued substance abuse. In addition to addressing professional approaches/attitudes toward the substance abusing client, assessment, psychosocial and pharmacotherapeutic treatment, and self-help programs, this expanded edition also includes a new chapter on the management of a co-occurring psychiatric disorder.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195307739
  • 9780195307733
  • 393,231

About Dennis C. Daley

Daley has over 240 publications, including clinician treatment manuals, family and client educational books, workbooks, and videotapes on recovery from alcohol and drug problems, recovery from psychiatric disorders, recovery from dual disorders, and relapse prevention. He was the first professional in the United States to publish interactive workbooks on co-occurring disorders, and one of the first to publish similar materials on recovery from addiction. Dr. Daley's treatment models and recovery materials are used in numerous substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment programs throughout the United States and other countries. Marlatt is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society, and is a former president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. He served as a member of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse at the National Institute on Drug Abuse from 1996 to 2002, and served on the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Subcommittee on College Drinking from 1998 to 2001.show more

Table of contents

OVERVIEW OF SUBSTANCE USE PROBLEMS AND ASSESSMENT; TREATMENT SETTINGS AND APPROACHES; CHANGE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES; ASSESSING AND TREATING CO-OCCURRING PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS; RELAPSE PREVENTION AND PROGRESS MEASUREMENTshow more

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There are so many people suffering from drug and alcohol problems, this should be must reading for all practitioners. It is full of extremely useful information form renowned experts and can be adapted to a variety of treatments settings. The authors have used evidence-based interventions as the foundation for their approach. * Doody's Journal *show more

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