Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover (2nd Edition)

Download Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover (2nd Edition) written by Carlo C. DiClemente in PDF format. This book is under the category Health and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 146253323X/9781462533237. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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Carlo C. DiClemente


The Guilford Press; 2nd edition




15 pages









Book Description

Not everyone who experiments with substance use or risky behavior becomes addicted; and many who are addicted have been able to recover. This authoritative ebook; Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover 2nd edition (PDF) now updated and revised; has given tens of thousands of professionals and students a state-of-the-art framework for understanding the journey both into and out of addiction. From Carlo C. DiClemente; codeveloper of the transtheoretical model (TTM); the ebook identifies the stages and processes involved in initiating; maintaining; modifying; or stopping any pattern of behavior. Grounded in extensive research; and illustrated with vivid case examples; the ebook shows how using the TTM can help overcome obstacles to change and make treatment and prevention more effective.

New to This 2nd Edition

*Chapter on current developments in intervention research.

*Deeper coverage of risk and protective factors across adolescent and young adult development.

*Incorporates 15 years of research advances; contemporary prevention and treatment approaches; and the ongoing development of the TTM.

*Expanded discussions of neuroscience; self-help; mutual help; and spirituality; self-regulation; behavioral economics; motivational issues; “process addictions” (sex and gambling addiction); and more.


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