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Treating Drug Problems

ISBN: 978-0-471-71633-4
304 pages
March 2005
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Part of the new Treating Addictions series, Treating Drug Problems is full of practical information on assessing, diagnosing, and treating drug problems, and represents an invaluable tool for anyone who works with clients experiencing drug dependence or addiction. The popular series format includes assessment scales; tables, checklists, and diagrams; features such as "Dos and Don'ts" and "Important Things to Remember"; problem-solving scenarios; "Self-Improvement Techniques"; and suggested resources, including an annotated bibliography and lists of contacts such as self-help groups, residential and outpatient treatment programs, support groups, and websites.
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Table of Contents

Series Preface.



Chapter 1: Drug Problems: An Overview.

Chapter 2: Recognizing a Drug Problem.

Chapter 3: Utilizing Optimal Professional Resources.

Chapter 4: Developing an Effective Treatment Plan.

Chapter 5: Recovery Tools, Programs, and Theories.

Chapter 6: Continuing Care.

Chapter 7: Posttreatment Recovery Management.

Chapter 8: New Beginnings: Moving Beyond Addictions.



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Author Information

Arthur W. Blume, PhD, is a professor in the psychology department at the University of Texas at El Paso.
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“This volume on drug problems is excellent…powerful and compelling…” (PsycCRITIQUES, 8th February 2005)

"...a lot of useful information..." (Addiction, June 2006)

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