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Hayes, Steven C and Levin, Michael E, eds. (2012) Mindfulness and acceptance for addictive behaviors: applying contextual CBT to substance abuse and behavioral addictions. New Harbinger Publications .

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 substance abuse to gambling addiction.

Edited by Steven C. Hayes, a founder of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and a world renowned authority on mindfulness-based therapy, Mindfulness and Acceptance for Addictive Behaviors features chapters by leading substance abuse and addiction researchers. Each article illuminates the mindfulness and acceptance-based treatments that work best for particular addictive behaviors, reviews empirical data, and discusses future directions for research and treatment applications. An essential resource for mental health and addictions professionals, researchers, and students interested in the most effective treatments for addiction, this book will dramatically impact the way addictions of all kinds are viewed and addressed in therapy.

In this book, you will learn to apply mindfulness and acceptance to help patients with:

Alcoholism
Substance abuse
Smoking cessation
Gambling addiction
Pornography addiction
Binge eating
Detoxification
Self-stigma and shame


Item Type:Book
Date:2012
Call No:HJ
Pages:319 p.
Publisher:New Harbinger Publications
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Accession Number:HRB 5123 (Available)
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Natural history of substance use > Recovery
B Substances > Alcohol
F Concepts in psychology > Non chemical addiction
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance disorder relapse prevention method
HJ Treatment method > Psychosocial treatment method

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