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Recovery Options: The Complete Guide by Joseph Volpicelli M.D. Ph.D., Maia Szalavitz 047134575X 9780471345756
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Recovery Options: The Complete Guide by Joseph Volpicelli M.D. Ph.D., Maia Szalavitz

A clear and compassionate guide to overcoming substance problems A no-nonsense, state-of-the-art guide.-Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Coming Plague Comprehensive, illuminating, easy to read.-William Cope Moyers, Vice President of Public Affairs, Hazelden Foundation In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, Joseph Volpicelli, M.D., Ph.D., an award-winning addiction research pioneer, and Maia Szalavitz, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former addict, provide frank and impartial appraisals of all the major treatment options, including: Alcoholics Anonymous Moderate drinking programs Alternative treatments Therapeutic communities Cognitive therapies Other 12-step programs Medications Methadone Harm reduction How families can help In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, you will learn what addiction is-and what it isnt. You will examine both the mechanism of addiction and how you can make the best treatment choices . . . why some people are particularly prone to substance problems . . . and the genetic and learning mechanisms that help create these conditions. Youll explore the various types of treatment and the ideas on which they are based, and find out how effective each treatment is-and which ones are not effective. Finally, youll find supportive information on staying clean and sober, preventing relapse, and minimizing damage caused by slips that may occur. Featuring the dramatic real-life stories of patients experiences (both good and bad) with various methods of recovery, this warm, sympathetic, and accessible guide to overcoming alcohol and other drug problems will help you and your loved ones begin the journey away from substance misuse toward a better life.

Author: Joseph Volpicelli M.D. Ph.D., Maia Szalavitz

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 2000-04-07

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