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This widely adopted text introduces students and practitioners to major contemporary models of addiction. Assuming no prior knowledge in the field, the book shows how theory and research can offer a roadmap for effective intervention. It presents multiple perspectives on the causes and mechanisms of substance use problems, reviews their strengths and limitations, and examines their implications for helping people change their behavior. Evidence-based treatment and prevention strategies are described.

More Details about Introduction To Addictive Behaviors 4th Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Dennis L Thombs Et Al
PublisherGuilford Press
Edition4
ISBN9781462510689
Pages418
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearAugust 2013