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Request a copy. Download instructor resources. Additional order info. Buy this product. Buy an eText. In addition to basic information on substances of abuse and addiction, the text focuses on clinically relevant knowledge for helping professionals on topics such as cultural competence, co-occurring disorders, other behavioral addictions, children and families, and ethics and confidentiality. Each chapter includes clinical application cases and questions for further discussion. The new edition includes a new chapter on Co-Occurring Disorders and Other Special Populations, new information on cultural competencies and intervening with special populations such as the elderly and LGBTQQI, and new information on risk factors for alcohol and other drugs for culturally and ethnically diverse populations.
Within its structured environment, students see key concepts demonstrated through video clips, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes. I have looked at many different books for my class and this book continues to be above the rest in terms of readability. The writing is straightforward. I will keep using this book because it clearly meets my classroom needs, is eminently readable, and has the correct knowledge for those who will encounter[—]in their professional lives[—]people who use and misuse substances.
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Comprehensive coverage of the substance abuse field, combined with an accessible writing style and succinct, practical topical coverage make this a market-leading resource for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals. Clarifications and expanded information include a clarification of the meaning of the biopsychosocial model of addiction, a new section DSM V to replace DSM IVTR; and an expanded section on interpersonal exposure to alcohol and other drug abuse to include methamphetamine exposure.
Clarified, expanded, and up to date throughout, this edition brings the topics of critical importance to the field of alcohol and other drug abuse up to date with many new and updated features in every chapter, including these highlights:. Brief Table of Contents. Access Code Card.
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In addition to numerous scholarly articles, Dr. Fisher is the author of seven books and the senior editor of the Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Recovery. Fisher began his professional career as a school psychologist in the Seattle area. He received his Ph. He is also a licensed psychologist in Nevada. In addition to publishing scholarly articles, Dr. Harrison has also authored 6 books. Harrison received his Ph. Harrison is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and, in addition to his professional duties at the University of Nevada, Reno, he has a private practice in the community.
Paper Bound with Access Card. We're sorry! We don't recognize your username or password. Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab ;. An overview of substance abuse for generalist students, prospective mental health professionals, and allied professionals. Continuing to cover basic pharmacology, models of addiction, assessment and diagnosis, cultural issues, intervention, treatment, recovery, support groups, children and families, other addictions, prevention, and confidentiality in its applied and concise style, this latest edition of Substance Abuse contains expanded coverage of screening and brief interventions, recovery oriented systems of care, spirituality and other current topics as well as a new chapter dedicated to motivational interviewing.
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