Cocaine Addiction: Treatment Recovery And Relapse Prevention by Arnold M WashtonCocaine Addiction: Treatment Recovery And Relapse Prevention by Arnold M Washton

Cocaine Addiction: Treatment Recovery And Relapse Prevention

byArnold M Washton

Paperback | January 1, 1991

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Cocaine is America's fastest growing drug problem, especially since the appearance of crack. This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention strategies. In a straightforward, uncomplicated style, the author provides a wealth of practical information that is useful not only to professionals but also to cocaine users themselves, as well as to their families, friends, and employers—all of whom can benefit from an increased understanding of the addiction and its treatment.

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Arnold Washton, PhD, is an addiction psychologist in private practice at Recovery Options in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey. Specializing in the treatment of alcohol and drug abuse since 1975, he was among the first clinicians to identify the emerging cocaine epidemic in the early 1980s and to establish specialized treatment p...

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Title:Cocaine Addiction: Treatment Recovery And Relapse PreventionFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 1, 1991Publisher:WW Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393307158

ISBN - 13:9780393307153

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This concise, highly practical book is a detailed guide to clinical assessment and treatment of cocaine addiction, with emphasis on outpatient treatment and relapse prevention strategies. In a straightforward, uncomplicated style, the author provides a wealth of practical information that is useful not only to professionals but also to cocaine users themselves, as well as to their families, friends, and employers---all of whom can benefit from an increased understanding of the addiction and its treatment.