Table of contents for The treatment of drinking problems : a guide for the helping professions / Griffith Edwards, E. Jane Marshall, Christopher C.H. Cook.

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Part I. Background to Understanding: 1. The history of treatment for drinking problems
2. Causes of drinking problems
3. Alcohol as a drug
4. The alcohol dependence syndrome
5. Drinking problems and the family
6. Social complications of excessive drinking
7. Drinking problems as cause of neuropsychiatric disorder
8. Alcohol problems and psychiatric comorbidity
9. Alcohol and other drug problems
10. Physical complications of excessive drinking
11. Women with drinking problems
12. Some special presentations
13. Drinking problems and the life course
Part II. Screening, Assessment and Treatment: 14. Case identification and screening
15. Assessment as the beginning of therapy
16. Withdrawal states and treatment of withdrawal
17. The basic work of treatment
18. Alcoholics Anonymous
19. Special techniques
20. Working toward normal drinking
21. When things go wrong and putting them right
22. Treatment settings, professional roles, and the organisation of treatment services

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Alcoholism Treatment