Willpower Is Not Enough: Understanding And Overcoming Addiction And Compulsion

September 26, 1990|
Willpower Is Not Enough: Understanding And Overcoming Addiction And Compulsion by Arnold M. Washton
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Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth: When a person has already lost control over a drug or activity, attempts to control its use almost never work. Because the source of addiction isn't the drug or activity itself but a desire for a mood changer, successful recovery means ultimately changing the way we live, giving up the addictive life-style. Willpower's Not Enough will show you how to change your life-style and to recover from your addiction.

Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D., is founder and executive director of Recovery Options (www.recoveryoptions.us), a private addiction treatment practice located in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey. An internationally recognized addiction psychologist and book author, Dr. Washton has developed an directed several well-known substance abu...
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Title:Willpower Is Not Enough: Understanding And Overcoming Addiction And Compulsion
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.65 in
Published:September 26, 1990
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060919696

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