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Treating Gambling Problems

Treating Gambling Problems

William G. McCown, William A. Howatt

ISBN: 978-0-470-12815-2

Jun 2007

308 pages

$48.99

Description

Full of practical information on assessing, diagnosing, and treating alcohol gambling addiction, this handy manual in the new Wiley Series on Treating Addictions is an invaluable tool for anyone who works with clients experiencing problems with gambling.
Acknowledgments.

Series Preface.

Preface.

About the Authors.

Chapter 1. Conceptual Foundations of Gambling Disorders.

Chapter 2. Recognizing ambling Disorders: Signs and Symptoms.

Chapter 3. Utilizing Optimal Professional Resources.

Chapter 4. Developing an Effective treatment Plan.

Chapter 5. Recovery Theories, Programs, and Tools.

Chapter 6. Continuing Care: When and How Should Clients Be Discharged.

Chapter 7. Posttreatment Recovery Management: Models and Protocols of Relapse Prevention.

Chapter 8. New Beginnings: Moving Beyond the Addiction.

References.

Index.

""Above all, this is a brutally honest, candid book about the treatment of problem gamblers that may have application to the other impulse, addictive, and compulsive disorders. This is a refreshing book, and I recommend it highly to all comers. It should be on everyone's reference shelf and read and reread."" (PsycCRITIQUES, February 20, 2008)