Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals by William R. MillerTreating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals by William R. Miller

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals

byWilliam R. Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes, Allen Zweben

Hardcover | July 26, 2011

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An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment. They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, motivational, pharmacological, and family approaches.
William R. Miller, PhD, is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico. Throughout his career he has developed and evaluated various methods for addiction treatment, including motivational interviewing, behavior therapies, and pharmacotherapies. More generally interested in the psycholo...
Title:Treating Addiction: A Guide for ProfessionalsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:July 26, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceI. An Invitation to Addiction Treatment1. Why Treat Addiction?2. What Is Addiction?3. How Do Drugs Work?II. A Context for Addiction Treatment4. A Client-Centered Foundation5. Screening, Evaluation, and Diagnosis6. Detoxification and Health Care Needs 7. Matching: Individualizing Treatment Plans 8. Case ManagementIII. A Menu of Evidence-Based Options for Addiction Treatment9. Brief Interventions10. Enhancing Motivation for Change11. A Community Reinforcement Approach12. Strengthening Coping Skills 13. Involving and Working with Family 14. Mutual Help Groups15. Pharmacological AdjunctsIV. Issues That Arise in Addiction Treatment16. Responding to Resistance17. Enhancing Adherence18. Treating Co-Occurring Disorders 19. Promoting Maintenance20. Working with Groups21. Addressing the Spiritual Side 22. Professional Ethics23. Promoting PreventionPostscript: Looking Forward,A. Thomas McLellan