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Assessment of Addictive Behaviors, Second Edition,9781593856403

Assessment of Addictive Behaviors, Second Edition

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 12/26/2007
Publisher(s): The Guilford Press
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This comprehensive clinical resource and text is grounded in cutting-edge knowledge about the biopsychosocial processes involved in addictive behaviors. Presented are research-based, eminently practical strategies for assessing the treatment needs and ongoing clinical outcomes of individuals who have problems with substance use and nonchemical addictions. From leading contributors, the book shows how to weave assessment through the entire process of care, from the initial screening to intervention, relapse prevention, and posttreatment monitoring.

Author Biography

Dennis M. Donovan, PhD, is Director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington. He has published extensively in the area of substance abuse and addictive behaviors, with research funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, and Addiction. A member of a number of national professional organizations, Dr. Donovan is past president of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors, and is a Fellow of Division 50 (Division on Addictions) of the American Psychological Association.

G. Alan Marlatt, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Addictive Behaviors Research Center at the University of Washington. His research has been supported by funding over the years from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, including support for his current Senior Research Scientist Award. He has received several awards for his work in the addictive behaviors field, including the Jellinek Memorial Award for Alcohol Studies, the Innovators Combating Substance Abuse Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Distinguished Research Award from the Research Society on Alcoholism. He is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society, and is past president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

Table of Contents

Assessment of Addictive Behaviors for Relapse Preventionp. 1
Assessment of Addictive Behaviors in Ethnic-Minority Culturesp. 49
Assessment of Alcohol Problemsp. 71
Assessment of Smoking Behaviorp. 113
Assessment of Cocaine Abuse and Dependencep. 155
Assessment of Amphetamine Use Disordersp. 185
Assessment of Opioid Usep. 215
Assessment of Cannabis Use Disordersp. 248
Assessment of Club Drug, Hallucinogen, Inhalant, and Steroid Use and Misusep. 274
Assessment of Eating Disorders and Obesityp. 305
Assessment of Gambling-Related Disordersp. 334
Assessment of Sexual Offenders: A Model for Integrating Dynamic Risk Assessment and Relapse Prevention Approachesp. 392
Assessment of Sexually Risky Behaviorsp. 425
Author Indexp. 445
Subject Indexp. 469
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