By Carlton K. Erickson
An updated advisor to the reasons, prognosis, and therapy of addictions.
Whether it’s to caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol, many people be afflicted by at the least one dependancy. Carlton ok. Erickson provides a finished evaluation of a number of the kinds of addictions—covering either substance and nonsubstance addictions similar to playing, web use, and video games—and their prognosis and therapy. This booklet sheds gentle upon the organic and environmental elements that reason habit, stories many of the different types of substance and nonsubstance addictions, and provides clinicians and sufferers wish for recovery.
Erickson examines alcohol, medicines that velocity us up, medicines that sluggish us down, and the way to acknowledge addictive behavior—such as workout and videogame addiction—which might be much less seen. different issues coated contain alcohol and different drug pharmacology, neurophysiology of mind pathways, alcohol and drug interactions, adolescent drug use, drug use changes through gender and tradition, and visible symptoms of drug use. Erickson offers a variety of healing tools for addressing habit, together with pharmacological interventions, person or crew remedy, twelve-step courses, and remedy concerning kinfolk. eventually, he displays at the involvement of family members and the dangers and outcomes of relapse.
Written by way of one of many country’s major habit experts, this available, finished ebook, is a go-to reference to your questions on habit, and a pleasant advent to the analysis and remedy options.
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