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The Addiction Progress Notes Planner, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-40276-4
512 pages
May 2009
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PracticePlanners: The Bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals

The Addiction Progress Notes Planner, Third Edition contains complete prewritten session and patient presentation descriptions for each behavioral problem in The Addiction Treatment Planner, Fourth Edition. The prewritten progress notes can be easily and quickly adapted to fit a particular client need or treatment situation.

  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized progress notes
  • Organized around 44 behaviorally based presenting problems, including depression,gambling, nicotine abuse/dependence, anxiety, and eating disorders
  • Features over 1,000 prewritten progress notes (summarizing patient presentation, themes of session, and treatment delivered)
  • Provides an array of treatment approaches that correspond with the behavioral problems and DSM-IV-TRTM diagnostic categories in The Addiction Treatment Planner, Fourth Edition
  • Offers sample progress notes that conform to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies, including CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA
  • Presents new and updated information on the role of evidence-based practice in progress notes writing and the special status of progress notes under HIPAA
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Table of Contents

PracticePlanners®  Series Preface.

Progress Notes Introduction. 

Adult-Child-of-an-Alcoholic (ACOA) Traits. 


Antisocial Behavior.


Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – Adolescent.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – Adult.

Attention-Deficit/Inattentive Disorder (ADD).

Borderline Traits.

Childhood Trauma.

Chronic Pain.

Conduct Disorder/Delinquency.


Dependent Traits.


Eating Disorders.

Family Conflicts.


Grief/Loss Unresolved.


Legal Problems.

Living Environment Deficiency.


Medical Issues.

Narcissistic Traits.

Nicotine Abuse/Dependence.

Occupational Problems.

Opioid Dependence.

Oppositional Defiant Behavior.

Parent-Child Relational Problem.

Partner Relational Conflicts.

Peer Group Negativity.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).


Relapse Proneness.

Self-Care Deficits – Primary.

Self-Care Deficits – Secondary.

Sexual Promiscuity.

Social Anxiety/Skills Deficit.

Spiritual Confusion.

Substance Abuse/Dependence.

Substance-Induced Disorders.

Substance Intoxication/Withdrawal.

Suicidal Ideation.

Treatment Resistance.

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Author Information

Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., PhD, is the Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners®. Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for twenty-five years. He is the author or coauthor of over forty books and conducts training workshops for mental health professionals around the world.

David J. Berghuis, MA, LLP, is in private practice and has worked in community mental health for more than a decade. He is also coauthor of numerous titles in the PracticePlanners®  series.

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