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9781462539222

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781462539222

  • ISBN10:

    146253922X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2019-05-15
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the causes and mechanisms of substance and behavioral addictions, as well as implications for helping people recover. Providing a science-based perspective, the text emphasizes the importance of using treatment and prevention strategies that are grounded in evidence. Thoroughly updated chapters address disease models; public health approaches; understanding and treating comorbidity; psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, and family systems models; sociocultural approaches; behavioral addiction; and motivational models. Student-friendly features include end-of-chapter summaries and review questions.
 
New to This Edition
*Updated throughout with current research and clinical advances.
*Discussions of cutting-edge topics: genetics of addiction, addiction stigma, and the opioid epidemic.
*New and revised clinical vignettes and review questions.
 

Author Biography

Dennis L. Thombs, PhD, FAAHB, is Professor and Dean  of the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. The focus of his scholarship is addictive behavior, with special interests in the epistemology of addiction, and in alcohol and drug use during the period of emerging adulthood. In recent years, his research has focused on analyzing drinking practices and their consequences in natural settings. Dr. Thombs is Managing Coeditor of the American Journal of Health Behavior. He is past President and Fellow of the American Academy of Health Behavior.
 
Cynthia J. Osborn, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC, is Professor of Counselor Education and Supervision at Kent State University. Her clinical background is in treatment of adults with co-occurring disorders (substance use disorders and mental illness). Her teaching, supervision, and scholarship focus on addictions counseling, particularly evidence-based practices such as motivational interviewing. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and has extensive experience in the clinical supervision of counselors-in-training and professional counselors. 

Table of Contents

1. Conceptualization of Addictive Behavior and the Need for Informed Practice
2. The Disease Models
3. Public Health and Prevention Approaches
4. Understanding the Co-Occurrence of Substance Use and Psychiatric Conditions
5. Psychoanalytic Formulations
6. Conditioning Models and Approaches to Contingency Management
7. Cognitive Models
8. The Family System
9. Social and Cultural Foundations
10. The Controversial Science of Behavioral Addiction
11. Promoting Motivation and Autonomy for Personal Change
12. Linking Theory, Evidence, and Practice
 

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