The book focuses on theories concerning why people become addicted, the role of counselors, and the relapse and recovery process. The material also addresses spirituality, as well as harm reduction and relapse prevention. Numerous case examples serve to illustrate real-world experiences with addiction and the recovery process. Other specific items covered include:
Understanding the Effects of Addiction on ThinkingTwelve Step Sober Support GroupsGorski's Relapse ProcessRomantic Relationships in Early RecoveryAddiction as a Family DiseaseProcess AddictionsCo-occurring Disorders
Designed to be a supplement to standard psychology textbooks addressing substance abuse, Addiction: A Human Experience gives readers a deeper understanding of-and compassion for-those seeking treatment for their addiction.
Publisher: Cognella, Inc
Number of pages: 162
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition