Download Addictive Behaviors: New Readings on Etiology, Prevention, by G. Alan Marlatt, Katie Witkiewitz PDF
By G. Alan Marlatt, Katie Witkiewitz
Because the profitable predecessor of this quantity used to be first released, a brand new new release of study has develop into to be had on addictive behaviors corresponding to ingesting, smoking, and different substance use. The articles during this assortment, reprinted from American mental organization journals, describe a variety of organic, mental, and social methods to getting to know and treating addictive behaviors. the consequences of addictive behaviors variety from ailing overall healthiness and social and relations difficulties to financial and felony problems. Psychologists' roles in mediating the unwanted effects of dependancy comprise learning the results of drug motion, learning the epidemiology and etiology of drug and alcohol abuse, designing prevention courses, realizing the trajectory of substance abuse and family members threat components, screening and evaluate, discovering the simplest versions of therapy, and realizing the wishes of particular populations. the newest methods to all of those initiatives are showcased during this quantity, on the way to be of curiosity to medical well-being psychologists and different psychological healthiness execs from graduate scholars to pro clinicians and researchers.