Treating Addictive Behaviors

Paperback | May 31, 2004

EditorWilliam R. Miller, Nick Heather

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Organized around the stages of change described in the transtheoretical model by Prochaska and DiClemente, the new edition of this superb text features over 90% new material and covers practical, up-to-date strategies for the treatment of addictions and compulsive behaviors.New material includes: -advantages and disadvantages of the transtheoretical model for how people change -five contemporary conceptual/theoretical perspectives on why people change -where to start with polyproblem clients -predictors of long-term success -strategies for continuing care, and more.

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Organized around the stages of change described in the transtheoretical model by Prochaska and DiClemente, the new edition of this superb text features over 90% new material and covers practical, up-to-date strategies for the treatment of addictions and compulsive behaviors.New material includes: -advantages and disadvantages of the tr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:May 31, 2004Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306484501

ISBN - 13:9780306484506

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Table of Contents

The Transtheoretical Model of Change: Toward a Comprehensive, Transtheoretical Model of Change: Stages of Change and Addictive Behaviors; C.C. DiClemente, J.O. Prochaska. The Transtheoretical Model: A Critical Overview; R. Davidson. Comments, Criteria, and Creating Better Models; J.O. Prochaska, C.C. DiClemente. Understanding Change-Five Perspectives: Readiness, Importance, and Confidence: Critical Conditions of Change in Treatment; S. Rollnick. Self-Regulation and the Addictive Behaviors; J.M. Brown. Alcohol Motivations as Outcome Expectancies; B.T. Jones, J. McMahon. Preparing for Change: Enhancing Motivation for Change; W.R. Miller. Using Brief Opportunities for Change in Medical Settings; N. Heather. Working Through the Concerned Significant Other; R.J. Meyers, et al. Facilitating Change: Guiding Self-Change; M.B. Sobell, L.C. Sobell. A Wealth of Alternatives: Effective Treatments for Alcohol Problems; W.R. Miller, et al. Sustaining Change: What Predicts Success? V.S. Westerberg. Continuing Care: Promoting the Maintenance of Change; D.M. Donovan. 11 Additional Chapters. Index.

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"An excellent place to start for those interested in contemporary thinking in this area." (Journal of Studies on Alcohol (on the First Edition) "Refreshingly optimistic...an important reference book." (British Psychological Society)