Addiction and Mood Disorders: A Guide for Clients and Families: A Client Guide by Dennis C. Daley

Addiction and Mood Disorders: A Guide for Clients and Families: A Client Guide

byDennis C. Daley, Antoine Douaihy

Paperback | July 6, 2006

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Millions of individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness also suffer from an equally powerful substance use disorder. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with dual disorders, this book can help. Addiction and Mood Disorders: A Guide for Clients and Families/I is designedprimarily to educate individuals with dual disorders and their families about mood and addictive use disorders. It not only gives a message of hope, but also provides practical suggestions on ways to manage these disorders. The author provides guidelines and strategies for recovery from dualdisorders based on, and adapted from various treatments that have proven effective for addiction, mood disorders, or both. This book is filled with case examples that show growth and positive change, as well as the difficulties many individuals struggling with a dual diagnosis face. Advocating arecovery model in which the affected individual takes responsibility for getting the most out of professional treatment and self-help programs, this book shows that being an active participant is the key to getting the most out of your recovery. This book is for use not only by those individuals whosuffer from addiction and mental illness, but also by their family, friends, and other members of their support system. Professionals who work with these individuals will find this book to be a useful guide in their clinical work as well.

About The Author

Daley has over 240 publications, including clinician treatment manuals, family and client educational books, workbooks, and videotapes on recovery from alcohol and drug problems, recovery from psychiatric disorders, recovery from dual disorders, and relapse prevention. He was the first professional in the U.S. to publish interactive w...

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Title:Addiction and Mood Disorders: A Guide for Clients and Families: A Client GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 5.98 × 9.09 × 0.59 inPublished:July 6, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195306287

ISBN - 13:9780195306286

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Dual Disorders: Addiction Combined with Depression or Bipolar Illness2. Understanding Addiction: Alcohol and Drug Abuse or Dependence3. Understanding Mood Disorders: Depression and Bipolar Illness4. The Recovery Process for Addiction and Mood Disorders5. Setting the Foundation for Dual Recovery6. Medications in Dual Recovery7. Managing Feelings8. Building a Support System9. Working With Your Family10. Changing Your Lifestyle11. Strategies for Self-Improvement12. Maintaining Gains over Time: Relapse Prevention StrategiesReferences. Helpful Resources.

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"The book is well-written, and each chapter may be easily digested separately from the others...The text contains topics that are applicable for the people in recovery from dual disorders as well as their family members. They will both appreicate the set of outside resources included in theappendix."--PsycCRITIQUES