Table of contents for Psychotherapy, psychological treatments, and the addictions / edited by Griffith Edwards and Christopher Dare.

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Part I. Backgrounds to Therapeutic Understanding: 1. Addictions over the life course: therapeutic implications G. E.Vaillant
2. Psychotherapy and the life cycle: individual and family C. Dare
3. Personal strengths and vulnerability in family and social context G. Gorrell Barnes
4. Therapy in the eye of history: three episodes from the 19th century experience G. Edwards
Part II. Treatments: 5. Psychotherapy: why do some need more and some need less? S. Davidson
6. Addictive behaviour: the next clinic appointment G. Edwards
7. Advances in families and couples therapy E. Asen
8. Solution focused brief therapy: a co-operative approach to work with clients H. Ratner and D.Yandoli
9. Recent developments in cognitive and behavioural therapies R.Williams
10. Cognitive and behavioural treatments for substance misuse M. Gossop
11. Motivational issues in the treatment of addictive behaviour R. Davidson
12. Can 'stages of change' provide guidance in the treatment of addictions? A critical examination of Prochaska and Di Clemente's model S. Sutton
13. Group therapy and the addictions W.  F alkowski
14. Alcoholics Anonymous as a mirror held up to nature G. Edwards
15. How therapeutic communities work K. Norton
16. A small group experience J. Stern.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Substance abuse Treatment, Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy methods, Behavior, Addictive therapy, Substance Abuse therapy, Alcoholism therapy