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Alcoholism Modern Psychological Approaches to Treatment

by Eva M. Blum

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Published by Jossey-Bass Inc Pub .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11164503M
ISBN 100875890059
ISBN 109780875890050

Book Review: Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, Howard T. Blane and Kenneth E. Leonard (Editors), New York: Guilford Press, Reviewed by Stanton Peele. Howard T. Blane is director of the Research Institute on Alcoholism (RIA) and professor of psychology at State University of New York at Buffalo. Each approach to drug treatment is designed to address certain aspects of drug addiction and its consequences for the individual, family, and society. This section presents examples of treatment approaches and components that have an evidence base supporting their use. Each approach is designed to address certain aspects of drug addiction and its consequences for the individual, family, .

Sociology is a science that primarily concerns itself with understanding the behavior of large groups. These groups include families, organizations, societies, and cultures). From this perspective, addiction is a harmful behavior that affects both individuals and groups. This chapter discusses the fields of substance abuse treatment and family therapy. The information presented will help readers from each field form a clearer idea of how the other operates. It also will present some of the basic theories, concepts, and techniques from each field so they can be applied in treatment regardless of the setting or theoretical orientation.

Essay on Psychological Perspectives M2 Words | 6 Pages. PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES M2 I am going to look at how the humanistic and the biological approaches are used in health and social care practices and how they are applied to service provision, comparing the similarities and differences for each approach. Re s e a r ch Refines Alcoholism Treatment Options Every day, more than , people in the United States receive treatment for alcoholism. In recent years, much progress has been made in understanding how both psychological approaches and medications can help these patients achieve sobriety, including evaluation of.


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Alcoholism Modern Psychological Approaches to Treatment by Eva M. Blum Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Alcoholism; modern psychological approaches to treatment. [Eva Maria Blum; Richard H Blum; Stanford University. Institute for the Study of Human Problems.]. Book Condition: Some limited marking in text, cover shows light wear with tight binding.

Ships same day as ordered on most orders. Ships same day as ordered on most orders. In Stock.5/5(1). Sensitizing Agents Disulfiram (Antabuse”) is the most commonly used drug in alcoholism treatment. Antabuse” does not cure alcohol craving or dependence per se, but causes psychological Alcoholism Modern Psychological Approaches to Treatment book such as respira- tory difficulty, nausea, vomiting, and sweating.

Psychological Approaches to Addiction Treatment A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D. another psychological approach helps people evaluate whether or not their social circle is supportive of the changes they wish to make.

Hence, the "psycho" portion of the Bio-Psycho-Social. Conflict has been especially intense between the disease theory and behavioral approaches in which abstinence is not seen as essential for the treatment of alcoholism.

Despite efforts to accommodate to the disease position—efforts that have significantly influenced psychological theorizing about alcoholism—controlled-drinking approaches are now endangered by dominant treatment attitudes.

Introduction. Based on decades of research which led to his award-winning book, The Heart of Addiction, Dr. Dodes created this multimedia course to provide you with actionable knowledge and insights that you can start using immediately to bring about dramatic improvements in your patients and clients suffering from a wide range of addictions.

Treatment of Alcohol Dependence with Psychological Approaches. Chapter 8: Treatment Research. A broad range of psychological therapies and philosophies currently are used to treat alcohol- ism, as noted in a recent review (Miller et al. ) that cited 25 approaches, including social skills training, motivational enhancement, behavior contracting, cognitive therapy, marital and family therapy, aversion therapy, and relax- ation training.

Contributors review established and emerging approaches that guide research into the psychological processes influencing drinking and alcoholism. The volume's multidisciplinary approach also takes into account biological, pharmacological, and social factors, offering important insights into the development and escalation of drinking problems and the various approaches to treatment/5(2).

Updating and expanding the classic Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, this fully revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art presentations from leaders in the alcoholism field.

Contributors review established and emerging approaches that guide research into the psychological processes influencing drinking and alcoholism.2/5(2). A person with an addiction uses a substance, or engages in a behavior, for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to repeat the activity, despite detrimental consequences.

Get this from a library. Alcoholism; modern psychological approaches to treatment [by] Eva Maria Blum & Richard H. Blum. [Eva Maria Blum; Richard H Blum; Stanford University. Institute for the Study of Human Problems.]. Emrick, C. A review of psychologically oriented treatment of alcoholism.

The relative effectiveness of different treatment approaches and the effectiveness of treatment versus no treatment. Journal of Studies on Alcohol,36(1), 88– Google Scholar.

Behavioral models explain alcohol abuse in terms of learning theory. Through operant conditioning, the reinforcing elements of alcohol use become habitual. Cognitive models explain alcohol. Tapiriit Kanatami has said it has no comprehensive information about alcohol issues and treatment. The purpose of this paper is to provide essential information about alcohol problems, theories about causes and evidence-based best practices in alcohol problem treatment and prevention.

“There are exceptions, but of the many thousands of treatment programs out there, most use exactly the same kind of treatment you would have received innot modern scientific approaches,” A. Thomas McLellan, co-founder of the Treatment Research Institute in. Biological approaches to alcoholism treatment attempt to correct or modify the presumed underlying biological causes of addiction.

This approach follows a logical rationale. If we know what caused something to become broken, we can fix it. Then, we can repair or restore the broken "thing" to its original purpose and function. A Radical New Approach to Beating Addiction Psychedelic drugs are in the vanguard of treatment for addiction, raising the paradoxical question of how one mind-altering substance can override.

"The accomplished author team of Reid Hester and William Miller provides a comprehensive, results-based guide to alcohol treatment methods. Along with the contributions of notable practitioners if the field, this text serves as an aid to graduate students and professionals.

The authors stress the necessity of choosing different treatment protocols based on scientific research and a client's s: 1. I recently completed a review of 50 years of scientific articles about addiction treatment for my book, The Sober science shows what most people already know: despite having a standard, nearly every approach to addiction treatment has been a spectacular failure as far back as we can : Lance Dodes.

Even if alcoholism originates because of some biological process, recovery from alcoholism requires people to become motivated to make significant changes. Addictions like alcoholism are fundamentally a behavior. Psychology is a science that studies human behavior.

Over the years, psychological principles have contributed to the development of many theories about substance use disorders and addiction.

Learning theories represent one set of psychological principles that have had a strong influence on our understanding of the causes of addiction, as well as informing some of our intervention strategies.

Relevant learning theories include both operant and.What Is the Best Alcohol Treatment? There are three myths about alcohol treatment, according to some of the foremost researchers in the area, led by psychologist William R.

Miller (Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches: Effective Alternatives, 3rd edition, edited by Hester & Miller, published in by Allyn & Bacon).The first myth, and possibly the worst, is that there is one and .The Philosophies and Practices of Alcoholics Anonymous From a Psychodynamic Perspective addiction treatment community (largely consisting of AA supporters) has principally ignored self-psychological, and attachment theory approaches to addiction to be examined in Chapter 2.

After providing the reader with a comprehensive review of the.