Recovery Options: The Complete Guide Joseph Volpicelli

Recovery Options: The Complete Guide

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Book Title
Recovery Options: The Complete Guide
Author
Joseph Volpicelli
ISBN
9780471345756
A clear and compassionate guide to overcoming substance problems ""A no-nonsense, state-of-the-art guide.""--Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Coming Plague ""Comprehensive, illuminating, easy to read.""--William Cope Moyers, Vice President of Public Affairs, Hazelden Foundation In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, Joseph Volpicelli, M.D., Ph.D., an award-winning addiction research pioneer, and Maia Szalavitz, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former addict, provide frank and impartial appraisals of all the major treatment options, including: * Alcoholics Anonymous* Moderate drinking programs* Alternative treatments* Therapeutic communities* Cognitive therapies* Other 12-step programs* Medications* Methadone* Harm reduction* How families can help In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, you will learn what addictionis--and what it isn't. You will examine both the mechanism of addiction and how you can make the best treatment choices . . . why some people are particularly prone to substance problems . . . and the genetic and learning mechanisms that help create these conditions. You'll explore the various types of treatment and the ideas on which they are based, and find out how effective each treatment is--and which ones are not effective. Finally, you'll find supportive information on staying clean and sober, preventing relapse, and minimizing damage caused by slips that may occur. Featuring the dramatic real-life stories of patients' experiences (both good and bad) with various methods of recovery, this warm, sympathetic, and accessible guide to overcoming alcohol and other drug problems will help you and your loved ones begin the journey away from substance misuse toward a better life.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Joseph Volpicelli, Maia SzalavitzPublisher: WileyPublished: 05/01/2000ISBN: 9780471345756Pages: 320Weight: 1.05lbsSize: 8.90h x 5.90w x 1.00dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/10/2000 pg. 91Booklist 05/01/2000 pg. 1632Library Journal 06/01/2000
A clear and compassionate guide to overcoming substance problems

""A no-nonsense, state-of-the-art guide.""--Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Coming Plague

""Comprehensive, illuminating, easy to read.""--William Cope Moyers, Vice President of Public Affairs, Hazelden Foundation

In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, Joseph Volpicelli, M.D., Ph.D., an award-winning addiction research pioneer, and Maia Szalavitz, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former addict, provide frank and impartial appraisals of all the major treatment options, including:
* Alcoholics Anonymous
* Moderate drinking programs
* Alternative treatments
* Therapeutic communities
* Cognitive therapies
* Other 12-step programs
* Medications
* Methadone
* Harm reduction
* How families can help

In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, you will learn what addictionis--and what it isn't. You will examine both the mechanism of addiction and how you can make the best treatment choices . . . why some people are particularly prone to substance problems . . . and the genetic and learning mechanisms that help create these conditions. You'll explore the various types of treatment and the ideas on which they are based, and find out how effective each treatment is--and which ones are not effective. Finally, you'll find supportive information on staying clean and sober, preventing relapse, and minimizing damage caused by slips that may occur. Featuring the dramatic real-life stories of patients' experiences (both good and bad) with various methods of recovery, this warm, sympathetic, and accessible guide to overcoming alcohol and other drug problems will help you and your loved ones begin the journey away from substance misuse toward a better life.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Joseph Volpicelli, Maia Szalavitz
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 05/01/2000
ISBN: 9780471345756
Pages: 320
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/10/2000 pg. 91
Booklist 05/01/2000 pg. 1632
Library Journal 06/01/2000
A clear and compassionate guide to overcoming substance problems

""A no-nonsense, state-of-the-art guide.""--Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Coming Plague

""Comprehensive, illuminating, easy to read.""--William Cope Moyers, Vice President of Public Affairs, Hazelden Foundation

In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, Joseph Volpicelli, M.D., Ph.D., an award-winning addiction research pioneer, and Maia Szalavitz, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former addict, provide frank and impartial appraisals of all the major treatment options, including:
* Alcoholics Anonymous
* Moderate drinking programs
* Alternative treatments
* Therapeutic communities
* Cognitive therapies
* Other 12-step programs
* Medications
* Methadone
* Harm reduction
* How families can help

In Recovery Options: The Complete Guide, you will learn what addictionis--and what it isn't. You will examine both the mechanism of addiction and how you can make the best treatment choices . . . why some people are particularly prone to substance problems . . . and the genetic and learning mechanisms that help create these conditions. You'll explore the various types of treatment and the ideas on which they are based, and find out how effective each treatment is--and which ones are not effective. Finally, you'll find supportive information on staying clean and sober, preventing relapse, and minimizing damage caused by slips that may occur. Featuring the dramatic real-life stories of patients' experiences (both good and bad) with various methods of recovery, this warm, sympathetic, and accessible guide to overcoming alcohol and other drug problems will help you and your loved ones begin the journey away from substance misuse toward a better life.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Joseph Volpicelli, Maia Szalavitz
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 05/01/2000
ISBN: 9780471345756
Pages: 320
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/10/2000 pg. 91
Booklist 05/01/2000 pg. 1632
Library Journal 06/01/2000