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Yates, Rowdy and Malloch, Margaret S (2010) Tackling addiction. London: Jessica Kingsley .

Tackling addiction examines what recover, addiction and dependence really mean, not only to the professional involved in rehabilitation but also to each individual seeking to recover, and how 'coerced treatment' through the criminal justice system can fail to take account of recovery as a long-term and ongoing process.

Chapters cover the role of recovery groups and communities; recovery in therapeutic communities; the ongoing emphasis on substitute prescribing; gendered differences in the recovery process and implications for responses aimed at supporting women.


Item Type:Book
Date:2010
Call No:HK2
Pages:207 p.
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley
Place of Publication:London
ISBN:978-1-84905-017-3
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Accession Number:HRB 5024 (Available)
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Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
HJ Treatment method > Drugs and alcohol disorder treatment method
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Residential facility
MM-MO Crime and law > Criminal penalty
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Natural history of drugs and alcohol use > Drugs and alcohol recovery
T Demographic characteristics > Woman (women / female)
L Social psychology and related concepts > Mode of participation > Involuntary (mandatory) participation
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)

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