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Awareness and Wisdom in Addiction Therapy: The In-Depth Systemics Treatment of Mental-Somatic Models

by Gerhard Scholz, Leo Gurtler & Kent C. Berridge

In this extended essay, experts address both the recovery and the long-term goal of healing from addiction, arguing that a full cure from drug addiction or habitual addiction can be achieved. Combining both...


Hijacked Brains: The Experience and Science of Chronic Addiction

by MD Henrietta Robin Barnes

Personal narratives and recent studies in brain science illustrate how addiction is a chronic illness


Don't Call It Love: Recovery From Sexual Addiction

by Patrick Carnes

"Dr. Patrick Carnes is a creative,  pioneering, and courageous human being. His books are  changing the lives of  thousands!"

"I lost three marriages, all because of affairs."  "I became suicidal because...


Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking

by Marcus Grant & Mark Leverton

ICAP's new book, Working Together to Reduce Harmful Drinking, is intended as the industry input into the development of the Global Strategy on Alcohol by the World Health Organization (WHO).


Changing Self-Destructive Habits: Pathways to Solutions with Couples and Families

by Matthew D. Selekman & Mark Beyebach

For the first time in one volume self-harm, substance abuse, eating-disordered behavior, gambling, and Internet and cyber sex abuse-five crippling, self-destructive behaviors-are given a common conceptual framework...


A Man's Way through Relationships: Learning to Love and Be Loved

by Dan Griffin

The first trauma-informed book focused solely on helping men in addiction recovery create and sustain healthy relationships.


Doin' Drugs: Patterns of African American Addiction

by William H. James & Stephen L. Johnson

Throughout the African American community, individuals and organizations ranging from churches to schools to drug treatment centers are fighting the widespread use of crack cocaine. To put that fight in a larger...


Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gambling: Treating gambling addiction through relationship

by Liz Karter

Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse?

Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women's groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful...


Stop Sex Addiction: Real Hope, True Freedom for Sex Addicts and Partners

by Milton S Magness

Comprehensive volume on sex addiction addressing the needs of addicts and their partners, with an emphasis on traditional family values.


It's Not About You, Except When It Is: A Field Manual For Parents of Addicted Children

by Barbara Victoria

Straight-talking self-preservation tools and techniques for parents of addicts in or out of recovery.


Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communities

by Jeanette Valentine & Judith Dejong

This insightful volume describes a sample of prevention demonstration projects of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communities illuminates various...


Substance Abuse Treatment: Options, Challenges, and Effectiveness

by PhD Sylvia Mignon MSW

The first compendium of all substance abuse treatment options with a focus on best practices

This is the first compendium of the entire range of options available for treating substance abuse, with a focus on...


Treating Addictions With EMDR Therapy and the Stages of Change

by LADC Nancy Abel LCSW & John, PhD O'Brien

Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesóaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientsówhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical...


Fat¿A Fate Worse Than Death?: Women, Weight, and Appearance

by Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum & Ruth R Thone

Despite the gains of the women's movement, women are still judged by what they look like--and men, by what they do. Fat--A Fate Worse Than Death? offers hardy resistance to the narrow, random, and irrational...


Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder: Psychotherapy and Assessment Strategies

by Bruce Carruth & Gary G Forrest

Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder gives you the information and clinical skills necessary to assess and evaluate persons suffering from substance abuse and/or antisocial personality disorders...


Addictions Treatment for Older Adults: Evaluation of an Innovative Client-Centered Approach

by Kathryn Graham, Sarah J Saunders & Margaret C Flower

Here is a detailed description of an innovative approach for treating elderly persons who have alcohol or drug problems. During the past few years there has been growing recognition of the special needs of these...


Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Adolescence

by Judith Brook & Barry Stimmel

This timely volume explores the possible reasons that young people turn to drugs, the most effective methods to manage those who are afflicted, and ways to educate youth to prevent their initial drug involvement....


Preventing Youth Access to Tobacco

by Steven Pokorny & Leonard Jason

Learn to develop and assess comprehensive youth tobacco interventions!Preventing Youth Access to Tobacco examines the components of a preventive public health intervention directed at reducing the rate of youth...


New Drugs on the Street: Changing Inner City Patterns of Illicit Consumption

by Merrill Singer

Learn the public health implications of shifting drug-related risks among the inner city poor

Inner city drug use behavior shifts and changes, leaving past drug treatment programs, drug prevention efforts, health...


Ethnic and Multicultural Drug Abuse: Perspectives on Current Research

by William Liu & Joseph Trimble

Here in one volume is a compilation of cutting-edge research in the field of drug abuse research with specific ethnic-minority groups. This book suggests effective ways to conduct research and enhance research...