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Mindfulness and acceptance for addictive behaviors: applying contextual CBT to substance abuse and behavioral addictions.

As a clinician or researcher in the field of mental health or addictions, this book will offer you powerful insight into how acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions are being successfully used to treat a variety of addictive behaviors, ranging from ...

Children in danger: coping with the consequences of community violence.

Childhood is ideally a time of safety, marked by freedom from the economic, sexual, and political demands that later become part of adult life. For many children, however, particularly those who live in our inner cities, childhood is increasingly a time o ...

Interventions for Addiction.

Interventions for Addiction examines a wide range of responses to addictive behaviors, including psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments, provision of health care to addicted individuals, prevention, and public policy issues. Its focus is on t ...

Principles of Addiction.

Principles of Addiction provides a solid understanding of the definitional and diagnostic differences between use, abuse, and disorder. It describes in great detail the characteristics of these syndromes and various etiological models. The book's thr ...

Substance abuse treatment and the stages of change: selecting and planning interventions.

A widely adopted practitioner resource and course text, this book shows how to apply knowledge about behavior change in general-- and the stages-of-change model in particular-- to make substance abuse treatment more effective. The authors are leaders in t ...

The SAGE Handbook of criminological theory.

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory recenters theory in the boldest, most thought-provoking form possible within the criminological enterprise. Written by a team of internationally respected specialists, it provides readers with a clear overview of ...

Cognitive therapy for addiction: motivation and change.

An innovative new approach to addiction treatment that pairs cognitive behavioural therapy with cognitive neuroscience, to directly target the core mechanisms of addiction. ââ,¬Â¢Offers a focus on addiction that is lacking in existing cognitive therapy a ...

Evidence-based prevention.

This sixth book in the Prevention Practice Kit provides an introduction to evidence-based prevention in psychology. Counselors, psychologists and mental health workers in schools, government agencies, community settings, and in private practice are increa ...

The Feeling of Risk: New Perspectives on Risk Perception.

'To understand how people deal with risk, you have to begin with the psychology of risk. To understand the psychology of risk, you have to begin with the work of Paul Slovic. This book is fundamental: Anyone concerned with risk in any of its various ...

Directory of courses and training programmes on drug misuse in Ireland 2013.

The directory contains courses that are upcoming, but also courses that have been completed but may be given again in the future. The Directory does not assess or provide information about the quality or relevance of any of the courses listed. Neither the ...

Drugs 2.0: the web revolution that's changing how the world gets high.

A few years ago, deals were done in dimly-lit side streets or on the phone via a friend of a friend. Today, you can order every conceivable pill or powder with the click of a mouse. But the online market in narcotics isn't just changing the way drugs ...

Drugs- without the hot air. Minimising the harms of legal and illegal drugs.

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Health Inequalities Intervention Tool for Spearheads (2009)

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Compendium- HODGKIN'S DISEASE

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A parentâ?Ts guide to drugs and alcohol.

This booklet contains some basic facts about drugs and alcohol. It offers guidance to help you talk about these subjects with your child. You will also find details of where you can get more information and help if you are worried that your child may be u ...

European Comparisons Series

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SEPHIG Meeting- 9th June 2010 [Topics: Marmot review & Inequalities, GP practice profiles, ONS Geography, Surveillance Consultation]

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Health inequalities- Health inequalities

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Lifestyle & Behaviour- Alcohol- Other resources

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Local tobacco control profiles- Further resources

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