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The Addictive Personality : Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior - Craig Nakken

The Addictive Personality

Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior

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Craig Nakken brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict.

Second EditionSince its publication in 1988, The Addictive Personality has helped people understand the process of addiction. Now, through this second edition, author Craig Nakken brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict. Going beyond the definition that limits dependency to the realm of alcohol and other drugs, Nakken uncovers the common denominator of all addiction and describes how the process is progressive.Through research and practical experience, Nakken sheds new light on:Genetic factors tied to addictionCultural influences on addictive behaviorThe progressive nature of the diseaseSteps to a successful recoveryThe author examines how addictions start, how society pushes people toward addiction, and what happens inside those who become addicted. This new edition will help anyone seeking a better understanding of the addictive process and its impact on our lives.

Addiction as a process -- Stages of addiction: 1. Internal change -- 2. Lifestyle change -- 3. Life breakdown -- The why of recovery -- Family and addiction -- Index.

ISBN: 9781592858026
ISBN-10: 1592858023
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 29th September 2009
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Edition Number: 1