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NCJ Number: 185051 Find in a Library
Title: Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches: Effective Alternatives, Second Edition
Editor(s): Reid K. Hester Ph.D.; William R. Miller Ph.D.
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 324
Sponsoring Agency: Allyn and Bacon, Inc
Needham Heights, MA 02194-2310
Publication Number: ISBN 0-205-16376-9
Sale Source: Allyn and Bacon, Inc
Publicity Manager
160 Gould Street
Needham Heights, MA 02194-2310
United States of America
Type: Collected Work
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook meets important needs of practitioners and researchers in the field of alcoholism treatment by identifying and clearly describing promising treatment interventions.
Abstract: A sophisticated analytical model at the beginning of the book allows readers to contrast effectiveness studies for a wide variety of possible interventions. The remainder of the book elaborates on alcoholism treatment strategies best supported by rigorous scientific investigation. Book chapters look at screening for alcohol problems and at risk drinking in health care settings, the evaluation of alcohol problems, and how to increase motivation for change. In addition, book chapters cover antidipsotropic medications, aversion therapies, behavioral self-control training, self-help groups, relapse prevention, marital and family therapy, coping and social skills training, anxiety and stress management, the community reinforcement approach, psychotropic medications, and matching clients to treatments. References, tables, and figures
Main Term(s): Drug treatment programs
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Alcoholism treatment programs; Drug abuse
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