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Addictive Behaviors across the Life Span - John S. Baer

Addictive Behaviors across the Life Span

By: John S. Baer (Editor), G. Alan Marlatt (Editor), Robert J. McMahon (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1993
ISBN: 9780803950795
Number Of Pages: 358

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This volume argues that addictive problems among different age groups require different interventions and theoretical conceptualizations. Contributors focus on etiology and course, prevention and early intervention, integrated treatment and policy issues.

Topics explored include treating substance abuse problems in offenders, early detection of alcohol and drug problems, the codependency movement, recovery patterns and issues related specifically to women.

Etiology and Course
Children of Alcoholics and the Intergenerational Transmission of Alcoholism
A Biopsychosocial Perspective
A Lifespan Perspective on Natural Recovery (Self-Change) from Alcohol Problems
Models of Prevention and Early Intervention
Comparative Effects of Community-Based Drug Abuse Prevention
Early Identification of Addictive Behaviors Using a Computerized Lifestyle Assessment
Etiology and Secondary Prevention of Alcohol Problems with Young Adults
Treatment for Problem Drinkers
A Public Health Priority
Integrated Treatment of Addictive Problems
Recovery Patterns in Adolescent Substance Abuse
The Offender Substance Abuse Pre-release Program
An Empirically Based Model of Treatment for Offenders
Adult Marijuana Dependence
A Comprehensive and Integrated System for Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Alberta
Policy Issues
Harm Reduction
Reducing the Risks of Addictive Behaviors
Women's Issues in Alcohol Use and Cigarette Smoking
The Codependency Movement
Issues of Context and Differentiation
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ISBN: 9780803950795
ISBN-10: 0803950799
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 358
Published: 1st April 1993
Publisher: CORWIN PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.47