Introduction to Addictive Behaviors

Title

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors

Files

Description

This widely adopted text, now in a revised and expanded 3rd edition, offers a balanced review of major contemporary perspectives on substance abuse and addiction, including disease models; psychoanalytic, conditioning, cognitive, and family systems formulations; and social and cultural foundations. Written in a lucid, accessible style, the volume emphasizes applications to the helping process and facilitates learning with case examples, review questions, and end-of-chapter summaries.

ISBN

1593852789

Publication Date

2006

Publication Information

3rd edition

New York : Guilford Press, c2006.

xiii, 322 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Disciplines

Substance Abuse and Addiction

Department

Health Science

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: RC564 .T55 2006

By Dennis L.Thombs

CONTENTS: The multiple conceptions of addictive behavior and professional practice today -- The disease models -- Public health and prevention approaches -- Toward an understanding of comorbidity -- Psychoanalytic formulations -- Conditioning models and approaches to contingency management -- Cognitive models -- The family system -- Social and cultural foundations -- Conditions that facilitate and inhibit change in addictive behavior.