Perspectives on Addiction: An Integrative Treatment Model with Clinical Case Studies

Perspectives on Addiction: An Integrative Treatment Model with Clinical Case Studies

By: Margaret A. Fetting (author)Paperback

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Perspectives on Addiction presents a comprehensive, rigorous, and reflective overview of the complex and controversial field of chemical dependency. It is designed for students and clinicians who come in contact with and treat individuals and families struggling with the causes and consequences of substance use disorders. The user-friendly approach to serious content encourages active participation in the learning experience and is designed to have a personal, professional, educational and treatment impact. Readers will develop a novel appreciation for a human desire that pleasures, confounds, and destroys. Key Features - An integrative treatment model includes developmental, self-medication, and psychoanalytic theoretical approaches - Therapeutic action moments to apply theory to practice in process-oriented case studies -An exploration of the personal, cultural, and social influences that shape our understanding of addiction -Twelve progressive profiles of using, non-using, misusing, and addiction diagnoses -A concise overview of eleven psychoactive substances -Ancillaries A password-protected Instructor Teaching Site provides instructors with PowerPoint slides, as well as a test bank, while a free and open-access Sutdent Study Site offers students web quizzes, SAGE journal articles, and e-flashcards. To view instructor and student resources, please visit "This is an important and inspired book about addiction. It atsutely addresses the dogmas and controversies that have plagued the field of addiction theory and practice. Fetting uses her exhaustive comprehension of good theorists to infuse her empathy and compassion, which in turn guides her work and that of the reader." -Edward J. Khantzian, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School "Fetting's tone is lovely -- warm, casual, informal - while her material is in-depth and complex. [This] is a comprehensive, integrative text -- an invaluable resource for clinicians and patients and a great contribution to the field." -Dr. Stephanie Brown, author of Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics "I particularly appreciated Fetting's emphasis on the importance of creating a relational space wherein the overwhelming emotional pain that the addiction has served to numb and keep hidden can be felt and brought into therapeutic dialogue. This reader-friendly book is highly recommended to students, teachers, practitioners, and anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of addiction to substances."-Robert D. Stolorow, Ph.D., psychoanalyst, author, Trauma and Human Existence

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Margaret Fetting, PhD, attended Rosemont College and received her baccalaureate degree from George Washington University and her master's and doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. Fetting has been teaching courses and workshops on substance use disorders and addiction in southern California for over 25 years. She has been primarily affiliated with the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California, led the effort to develop substance use disorders courses for its online Virtual Academic Center. She is a visiting faculty member at the America College of Greece in Athens and a regular guest lecturer at the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies. Fetting has been in clinical private practice for over 25 years in Santa Monica. She specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders and addiction for individuals, couples, and families. She is affiliated with Clearview Treatment Programs and Milestones Ranch, both nationally-respected and multileveled treatment facilities in Southern California. Fetting addresses national and international audiences, has many articles in print, and published her first text, Perspectives on Addiction, in 2012 with SAGE Publishing Inc.


List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Part One: A Perspective on the World of Addiction Preface Introduction 1. Cultural Statistics and Stories 2. Sociocultural Aspects 3. Definitions Part Two: A Perspective on Diagnosis and Substance Classification 4. Twelve Profiles of Addiction 5. Eleven Classes of Psychoactive Substances Part Three: A Perspective on Models of Treatment and the Suffering behind Addiction 6. Ten Models of Treatment 7. Self-Medication, Psychoanalytic, and Psychodynamic Theories Part Four: A Perspective on the Treatment Path of Addiction with Clinical Cases 8. Stephanie Brown and an Integrative Treatment Model 9. Integrative Treatment Model: The Drinking and Usage Stage 10. Integrative Treatment Model: The Transition Stage 11. Integrative Treatment Model: The Early Recovery Stage 12. Integrative Treatment Model: The Ongoing Recovery Stage Epilogue References Glossary Index About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/01/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781412990998
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781412990998
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1412990998

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