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Introduction to addictive behaviors /

by Thombs, Dennis L.
Series: The Guilford substance abuse series Edition statement:3rd ed. Published by : Guilford Press, (New York :) Physical details: xiii, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN:1593852789 (cloth). Year: 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-299) and indexes.

Ch. 1. The multiple conceptions of addictive behavior and professional practice today -- Ch. 2. The disease models -- Ch. 3. Public health and prevention approaches -- Ch. 4. Toward an understanding of comorbidity -- Ch. 5. Psychoanalytic formulations -- Ch. 6. Conditioning models and approaches -- Ch. 7. Cognitive models -- Ch. 8. The family system -- Ch. 9. Social and cultural foundations -- Ch. 10. Conditions that facilitate and inhibit change in addictive behavior.

"Now in a revised and expanded third edition, this widely adopted text offers a balanced review of major contemporary perspectives on substance abuse and addiction. Two new chapters broaden the scope of the volume with coverage of prevention models and comorbidity. The third edition is grounded in the latest theory and research. Applications to the helping process are emphasized, and learning is facilitated with case examples, review questions, and end-of-chapter summaries."--BOOK JACKET.

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