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

By Carlton K. Erickson

Even if it’s to caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol, many people be afflicted by a minimum of one habit. Carlton okay. Erickson offers a complete evaluate of a few of the kinds of addictions—covering either substance and nonsubstance addictions corresponding to playing, web use, and video games—and their analysis and therapy. This ebook sheds gentle upon the organic and environmental elements that reason dependancy, experiences many of the kinds of substance and nonsubstance addictions, and provides clinicians and sufferers desire for recovery.

Erickson examines alcohol, medications that velocity us up, medicinal drugs that sluggish us down, and the way to acknowledge addictive behavior—such as workout and videogame addiction—which should be much less seen. different issues coated comprise 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 offers a variety of healing tools for addressing dependancy, together with pharmacological interventions, person or workforce treatment, twelve-step courses, and remedy regarding family. ultimately, he displays at the involvement of family members and the hazards and results of relapse.

Written through one of many country’s best dependancy experts, this available, entire publication, is a go-to reference to your questions about habit, and a pleasant advent to the prognosis and healing procedures.

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