ADDICTION TREATMENT covers the biological, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, and other addictions. The authors bridge the gap between the popular twelve-step and harm-reduction approaches, thus illuminating how you, as a future practitioner, can guide your clients down a trusted path that is tailored towards the client’s particular needs. Through a number of first-person narratives about the experience of addiction, you will discover a realism and depth not commonly found in textbooks. Interesting and relevant topics — such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws and an inside story of working in a casino — draw you into the material and illustrate the importance of reducing harm within the biopsychological framework that ties the text together.
Addiction Treatment 4th Edition by Katherine van Wormer , Diane Rae Davis
- Publisher : Cengage Learning; 4th edition (January 1, 2017)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 696 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1305943309
- ISBN-13 : 978-1305943308
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