Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fourth Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-07-09
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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This book has been replaced by Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3922-2.

Author Biography

Dennis L. Thombs, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Behavioral and Community Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. He is past president and Fellow of the American Academy of Health Behavior. 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 Co-Editor of the American Journal of Health Behavior. Cynthia J. Osborn, PhD, is Professor of Counseling and Human Development Services at Kent State University. Her clinical background focuses on treating adults with co-occurring disorders (addiction and mental illness). Her teaching, supervision, and scholarship focus on addictions counseling, particularly evidence-based practices such as motivational interviewing. Dr. Osborn is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) 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. Toward an Understanding of Comorbidity 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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