Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Treating Drug Problems

New or Used: $95.00
The most current and critical drug treatment approaches— right at your fingertips

Drug abuse continues to be a dire— and costly— health problem in our country; research suggests that 10– 20% of the U.S. population may have substance abuse problems. Yet, despite the prevalence and impact of substance abuse, progress in drug treatment programs is lagging. The primary reason is related to problems in communicating new research findings and translating them into new policies and treatments.

Treating Drug Problems helps to bridge the serious gap between scientific research and practice, pointing the way to a more promising future in the treatment of drug problems.

As part of the new Wiley Series on Treating Addictions, this highly practical resource offers up-to-the-minute guidance on effectively diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of common drug problems. Whether you are an addictions counselor, mental health professional, physician, or student, you can use this all-in-one guide as a stepping-stone to search for better treatment options for your clients.

Treating Drug Problems highlights the importance of a biopsychosocial model in understanding and treating drug problems and covers all of the major issues, including: Defining and recognizing drug problems Influences of age and gender Utilizing professional resources Developing effective treatment plans Recovery tools, programs, and theories Post-treatment recovery management, including relapse prevention

Supporting this expert coverage is the reader-friendly series format, which features quizzes, checklists, "Research Frontier" boxes, problem-solving scenarios, suggested resources, and more. Amust for anyone who works with individuals experiencing drug dependence or addiction, Treating Drug Problems will equip you with the tools you need to design successful interventions and promote a lasting recovery.

Product Details

Table of Contents

Series Preface. Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: Drug Problems: An Overview. Chapter 2: Recognizing a Drug Problem. Chapter 3: Utilizing Optimal Professional Resources. Chapter 4: Developing an Effective Treatment Plan. Chapter 5: Recovery Tools, Programs, and Theories. Chapter 6: Continuing Care. Chapter 7: Posttreatment Recovery Management. Chapter 8: New Beginnings: Moving Beyond Addictions. References. Index.

About the Author

Arthur W. Blume, PhD, is a professor in the psychology department at the University of Texas at El Paso.


This volume on drug problems is excellent powerful and compelling ( PsycCRITIQUES, 8th February 2005) "...a lot of useful information..." (Addiction, June 2006)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Treating Drug Problems (Wiley Treating Addictions Series) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top