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Author Shaw, Brian F.

Title Addiction & recovery for dummies [electronic resource] / by Brian F. Shaw, Paul Ritvo, and Jane Irvine ; forword by M. David Lewis.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., 2005.


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 294 p.) : ill.
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-276).
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Part I: The Hole in the Heart: Detecting Addiction -- Chapter 1: Addiction: What Is It? -- Chapter 2: Substance Use, Substance Abuse, and Addiction -- Chapter 3: Behavioral Addictions: Addictions Without Substances -- Chapter 4: Dancing with the Tiger: The Risks of Experimenting -- Part II: Taking Those First Steps -- Chapter 5: Recognizing Addiction in Yourself and Others -- Chapter 6: Assessing Your Readiness: Do You Need Help Now? -- Chapter 7: Quitting: Easy to Say, Hard to Do -- Part III: Examining Treatment Approaches -- Chapter 8: Treatment Choices -- Chapter 9: Reviewing Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment Options -- Chapter 10: Treating Physical Dependence -- Chapter 11: Twelve-Step Programs -- Chapter 12: Joining Self-Help and Support Groups -- Chapter 13: Alternative Treatments -- Chapter 14: Teen Treatment -- Part IV: Life in Recovery -- Chapter 15: Overcoming Barriers to Recovery -- Chapter 16: Handling Slips and Relapse -- Chapter 17: Handling Work and Family During Recovery -- Chapter 18: For Families and Friends: Ways to Make a Difference -- Part V: The Part of Tens -- Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Help a Friend or Loved One -- Chapter 20: More Than Ten Self-Help Resources -- Index.
Summary Discover how to identify the reasons for addiction. Choose the best treatment plan. Handle slips and relapses. Detect addictions in a loved one. Find help and support.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Substance abuse -- Treatment -- United States.
Substance abuse -- Psychological aspects.
Addicts -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Substance-Related Disorders -- rehabilitation.
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ritvo, Paul G.
Irvine, Jane.
Added Title Addiction and recovery for dummies
Other Form: Print version: Shaw, Brian F. Addiction & recovery for dummies. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., 2005 0764576259 (DLC) 2005270150 (OCoLC)57375911
ISBN 9781118069981 (electronic bk.)
1118069986 (electronic bk.)

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