Addiction Treatment Flashcards


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Katherine van Wormer, Diane Rae Davis - 2016 - 696 pages

ISBN: 1305943309, 9781305943308

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 practitioners can guide clients dow...n a trusted path that is tailored towards the client's particular needs. Through a number of first-person narratives about the experience of addiction, students will discover a realism and depth not commonly found in textbooks. In addition, the authors include student-friendly topics, such as the case against so-called underage drinking laws, to draw students into the material and illustrate the importance of reducing harm within the biopsychological framework that ties the text together. Updated to reflect the DSM-5, this edition also includes the latest insights into social determinants of health, trauma-informed care, working with transgender populations, and other timely topics.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Publisher: Cengage Learning

Subjects:

education, teaching, subjects, arts & humanities

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