This widely adopted text introduces students and practitioners to major contemporary models of addiction. Assuming no prior knowledge in the field, the book shows how theory and research can offer a roadmap for effective intervention. It presents multiple perspectives on the causes and mechanisms of substance use problems, reviews their strengths and limitations, and examines their implications for helping people change their behavior. Evidence-based treatment and prevention strategies are described. Pedagogical Features Include:*Accessible style and clear organization.*Concise end-of-chapter summaries.*Review questions in every chapter.New to This Edition*The latest research on prevention and treatment, including current data and revised discussions of genetic influences, family treatment models, and many other topics.*Updated for DSM-5.*Chapter on behavioral addictions.*Chapter on promoting motivation and autonomy.*Chapter on evidence-based practice.
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 Coeditor of the American Journal of Health Behavior.Cynthia J. Osborn, PhD, is Professor of Counseling and Human Development Services at Kent State University in Ohio. Her clinical background focused 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.
1. Conceptualization of Addictive Behavior and the Need for Informed Practice2. The Disease Models3. Public Health and Prevention Approaches4. Toward an Understanding of Comorbidity5. Psychoanalytic Formulations6. Conditioning Models and Approaches to Contingency Management7. Cognitive Models8. The Family System9. Social and Cultural Foundations10. The Controversial Science of Behavioral Addiction11. Promoting Motivation and Autonomy for Personal Change12. Linking Theory, Evidence, and Practice
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