Addiction Essentials: The Go-To Guide for Clinicians and by Carlton K. Erickson PDF

By Carlton K. Erickson

An updated advisor to the factors, prognosis, and therapy of addictions.

Whether it’s to caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol, many folks be afflicted by at the very least one dependancy. Carlton okay. Erickson offers a accomplished evaluate of many of the sorts of addictions—covering either substance and nonsubstance addictions resembling playing, net use, and video games—and their analysis and therapy. This e-book sheds gentle upon the organic and environmental elements that reason dependancy, experiences many of the different types of substance and nonsubstance addictions, and provides clinicians and sufferers desire for recovery.

Erickson examines alcohol, medications that pace us up, medications that sluggish us down, and the way to acknowledge addictive behavior—such as workout and videogame addiction—which will be much less seen. different subject matters lined contain alcohol and different drug pharmacology, neurophysiology of mind pathways, alcohol and drug interactions, adolescent drug use, drug use changes via gender and tradition, and visible symptoms of drug use. Erickson provides numerous healing equipment for addressing dependancy, together with pharmacological interventions, person or team remedy, twelve-step courses, and treatment related to relations. eventually, he displays at the involvement of relations and the hazards and effects of relapse.

Written via one of many country’s top dependancy experts, this available, finished booklet, is a go-to reference on your questions on dependancy, and a pleasant advent to the analysis and remedy options.

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