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Treating Drug Abusers - Gerald Bennett

Treating Drug Abusers

Paperback Published: 4th October 1990
ISBN: 9780415058377
Number Of Pages: 208

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Treating Drug Abusers provides a clear, practical guide to current approaches in the treatment of drug-taking. Written by practitioners for practitioners, it takes a psychological perspective to the problem. The authors include detailed case studies of particular treatments, focusing on, among other things, relapse and its prevention, family therapy, and the transmission of the HIV virus.

Introduction
Developments in View of Drug Abuse
Changing conceptions of the nature of drug abuse
Developments in Treatment
Motivating heroin users for change
Family therapy and addiction
Relapse prevention training
Medical Treatment for problem drug takers
Managing benzodiazepine withdrawal
Facing up to AIDS
Development in Services
Drug treatment and prescribing practice: what can be learned from the past?
The community drug team: current practice
The community drug team: lessons from alcohol and handicap services
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ISBN: 9780415058377
ISBN-10: 0415058376
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 4th October 1990
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1

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