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G. Alan Marlatt, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Addictive Behaviors Research Center at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, where he has been on the faculty since 1972. Dr. Marlatt's major focus in both research and clinical work is the field of addictive behaviors. Widely published, he is the coeditor of Assessment of Addictive Behaviors (with Dennis M. Donovan) and Relapse Prevention (with Judith R. Gordon), and the coauthor of Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (with Linda Dimeff, John S. Baer, and Daniel R. Kivalan). In 1996, Dr. Marlatt was appointed as a member of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse for the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH). His research is supported by a Senior Scientist Award and a MERIT Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. In 1990, he received the Jellinek Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to knowledge in the field of alcohol studies.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Substance abuse Relapse Prevention, Substance abuse Treatment, Behavior therapy, Alcoholism therapy, Behavior Therapy, Substance Abuse therapy, Smoking prevention & control, Risk Taking, Obesity therapy