Take Control of Your Drinking And You May Not Need to Quit

Take Control of Your Drinking   And You May Not Need to Quit Author Michael S. Levy
ISBN-10 0801886686
Release 2007-08-30
Pages 264
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In a career spent working with people who want to change their drinking habits, Michael S. Levy has found that the routes to behavioral change vary: abstinence is the successful route for many people, while others can moderate their drinking on their own or with professional help. In this book, he helps people take control of their alcohol problems by teaching them how to think about and address their drinking habits. Beginning with a set of self-assessments that reveal whether the reader’s use of alcohol is creating problems, Levy explains the causes of problem drinking and why it is so difficult to change. He also offers * guidelines so readers can decide whether to try to moderate their drinking or to choose abstinence* a contract for moderate drinking in which readers decide what they will drink, how often and how much they will drink, and the situations they need to avoid * advice for coping with slip-ups * tools for fighting helplessness and the fear of failure* guidelines for knowing when moderation is not achievable Many people are able to overcome their drinking problems without any formal help; Levy stresses the importance of personal commitment in this effort. For those who are unable to moderate their drinking, he provides comprehensive and compassionate guidelines and resources for abstaining. This book empowers people to tackle their drinking problems and gives them the freedom to do so in a way that fits with their own lifestyles and values.



Take Control of Your Drinking And You May Not Need to Quit

Take Control of Your Drinking   And You May Not Need to Quit Author Michael S. Levy
ISBN-10 0801886686
Release 2007-08-30
Pages 264
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This book empowers people to tackle their drinking problems and gives them the freedom to do so in a way that fits with their own lifestyles and values.



Controlling Your Drinking Second Edition

Controlling Your Drinking  Second Edition Author William R. Miller
ISBN-10 9781462511358
Release 2013-06-28
Pages 290
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Interested in cutting down on your drinking without giving it up altogether? This encouraging, science-based book can help make that goal a reality. Distinguished clinician-researchers William R. Miller and Ricardo F. Muñoz have spent more than 40 years studying whether moderation works, who it works (and doesn't work) for, and how to achieve it. They give you tools to evaluate your alcohol consumption, decide what changes you want to make, and create a doable plan of action. Learn new ways to enjoy social events, defuse tension and stress, and cope with difficult emotions--with or without a glass in hand. The updated second edition incorporates the latest scientific data and features a new chapter on mindfulness. Helpful forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.



This Naked Mind

This Naked Mind Author Annie Grace
ISBN-10 0996715002
Release 2015-10-14
Pages 263
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Cover design and illustrations by DeAndre & Mary Purdie.



Kick the Drink Easily

Kick the Drink    Easily Author Jason Vale
ISBN-10 9781845907136
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 320
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There is no such thing as an alcoholic and there is no such disease as alcoholism! (as society understands it). Whether you agree with this statement or not, one thing is for sure, you will never see alcohol in the same light ever again after reading this book. Jason Vale takes an honest and hard hitting look at people's conceptions of our most widely consumed drug. Jason's major argument is there is no such thing as an 'alcoholic' and that we are conditioned to accept alcohol as a 'normal' substance in today's society despite the fact that it is the major cause of many of today's social problems and a wide range of health issues. This book is much more than a simple eye opener, it will: change the way you see alcohol forever; show you how to stop drinking; help you enjoy the process and enjoy your life so much more than you do now without having to drink alcohol. So open your mind and take a journey with Jason to explore the myths about the most used and accepted drug addiction in the world!



Understanding the High functioning Alcoholic

Understanding the High functioning Alcoholic Author Sarah Allen Benton
ISBN-10 9780313352805
Release 2009
Pages 205
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This volume spotlights the thinking of millions of "successful" people who excel in other ways, but remain powerless against and under the control of alcohol.



How to Quit Drinking Without AA

How to Quit Drinking Without AA Author Jerry Dorsman
ISBN-10 076151290X
Release 1997
Pages 322
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Suggests a test for alcoholism, describes the benefits of not drinking, and offers practical advice on a variety of ways to stop drinking



How to Give Up Alcohol

How to Give Up Alcohol Author Rahul Nag
ISBN-10 1461116392
Release 2011-12-24
Pages 204
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The complete course to help you give up alcohol or moderate your drinking - now and forever! This course gives you a number of easy to use and powerful ways to help you control your drinking. Learn how to undo the long-term damage which heavy drinking has been causing you. The Course also includes 3 Hypnosis MP3s, a 30 Day Alcohol E-Mail Course and The Effects Of Alcohol E-Book available for download.



Almost Alcoholic

Almost Alcoholic Author Joseph Nowinski
ISBN-10 9781616491598
Release 2012-02-22
Pages 225
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Almost Alcoholic



Abnormal Psychology

Abnormal Psychology Author William J. Ray
ISBN-10 9781506333342
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 712
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In Abnormal Psychology: Perspectives on Human Behavior and Experience Second Edition, William J. Ray brings together current perspectives concerning the manner in which the human mind, behavior, and experience can be understood. In addition to the traditional psychological literature, this book draws from work in the cognitive and affective neurosciences, epidemiology, ethology, and genetics. Ray's focus is on a unification and integration of the biopsychosocial understandings of human behavior within a broader consideration of human culture and language as it applies to abnormal psychology.



Treating Addiction

Treating Addiction Author William R. Miller
ISBN-10 9781609186401
Release 2011-11-11
Pages 464
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An indispensable practitioner reference and text, this engaging book focuses on how to provide effective help to clients with substance use disorders. The authors, leading authorities on addiction treatment, present a state-of-the-art framework for assessment and treatment (updated for DSM-5). They describe and illustrate evidence-based treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, motivational, pharmacological, and family approaches. Also addressed are such crucial clinical issues as resistance, maintenance of change, treating co-occurring disorders, and spirituality. Reproducible clinical tools can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Of special utility, the companion website features more than 25 widely used, ready-to-download assessment tools, assembled in one place for the first time, together with the authors' guidance for using them throughout the process of treatment.



Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health

Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health Author James M. Rippe, MD
ISBN-10 9781506354880
Release 2011-12-08
Pages 1296
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Request a FREE 30-day online trial to this title at www.sagepub.com/freetrial The Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health offers thorough coverage of relevant topics and issues in historical and contemporary context, with information on lifestyle habits and practices and their impact on health. These volumes sort out the science behind nightly news reports and magazine cover stories, helping the reader to discern sound, evidence-based advice from that which is merely fad. The volumes convey the latest research on lifestyle medicine, incorporating content from such areas as health psychology, communication, public policy and health promotion, and disease prevention, among others. Readers are empowered to lead and promote healthier lifestyles after perusing the hundreds of signed, authoritative entries written by leading experts in their respective fields. Accompanying bibliographies and suggested readings provide guidance toward more in-depth resources. This comprehensive reference resource is written accessibly, making it useful for a broad audience, including students and academics in the fields of health, physical education, biology, medicine, nursing and allied health, physical therapy, nutrition, public health, and health communication, as well as for lay readers interested in learning how to lead a healthier lifestyle.



Treating Addictions With EMDR Therapy and the Stages of Change

Treating Addictions With EMDR Therapy and the Stages of Change Author Nancy J. Abel, LCSW, LADC
ISBN-10 9780826198747
Release 2014-06-26
Pages 358
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Mental health practitioners must be prepared to treat addiction-related issuesóaffecting up to 50% of mental health clientsówhether or not clients present with addiction as a primary concern. This practical roadmap to the treatment of addictions advocates an underutilizedóyet highly effectiveómethod of intervention: eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. It is the first book to integrate the Stages of Change Model with EMDRís phases for successful treatment outcome. The book addresses the scope of problems relating to addiction, including relevant statistics and descriptions of substance and process addictions, and considers the connection between addiction and trauma. While focusing on the use of EMDR therapy in treating addictions, the book also considers traditional models for each stage of treatment so interventions can be individualized according to the needs of each client. The authors describe in detail the Transtheoretical Model, tracing its development and theoretical foundations. They discuss each of its stages in depth, presenting and integrating EMDR interventions used by therapists in each stage. The interventions are useful for helping clients at any motivational level. Case vignettes in each chapter illustrate how EMDR techniques are used, and several detailed cases are provided at the end of the book. The appendix features additional resources and EMDR protocols. The text will be useful for therapists currently using EMDR for addiction treatment as well as those using other modalities who are seeking an effective alternative. Key Features: Provides a practical roadmap to using the Stages of Change Model and EMDR therapy for effectively treating addictions Addresses substance and process addictions in depth Focuses on the traumañaddiction connection and treatment options Describes each Stage of Change and EMDR protocols and interventions for each stage Includes case vignettes and detailed case examples



Celebrity and Entertainment Obsession

Celebrity and Entertainment Obsession Author Michael S. Levy
ISBN-10 9781442243132
Release 2015-08-06
Pages 220
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Celebrity culture surrounds us. We are inundated with information about actors and actresses, athletes, musicians, and others who have become famous or infamous. Although we never will likely meet or get to know them, our interest in them seems boundless. We are literally obsessed with being entertained as well as with the people who entertain us. Who our celebrities are has also shifted; in the past, celebrity status was bestowed on men and women of great accomplishment, those who had given the world something to be proud of and to celebrate. Conversely, today’s celebrities are generally people involved in entertainment—from TV newscasters to people who appear on reality television programs, as well as some who are simply famous for being famous. What remains an enigma is why we, as a society, are so infatuated with being entertained, as well as with those who entertain us and appear in the media. This book makes sense of this spectacle by explaining the reasons for this obsession from a psychological, social, and historical perspective. It suggests that we have become addicted in much the same way that a person becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol. Finally, the author offers his observations on how to free our minds from this captivation. Anyone interested in understanding more about our need to live vicariously through the rich and famous will find answers in this book.



Blackout

Blackout Author Sarah Hepola
ISBN-10 9781473616097
Release 2015-06-23
Pages 240
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A raw, vivid and ultimately uplifting memoir of addiction and recovery from the Salon.com personal essays editor, in the spirit of Drinking: A Love Story and Wild. For Sarah Hepola, alcohol was 'the gasoline of all adventure'. She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call. Drinking felt like freedom, part of her birthright as a strong, enlightened twenty-first-century woman. But there was a price. She often blacked out, waking up with a blank space where four hours should be. Mornings became detective work on her own life. What did I say last night? How did I meet that guy? She apologized for things she couldn't remember doing, as though she were cleaning up after an evil twin. Publicly, she covered her shame with self-deprecating jokes, and her career flourished, but as the blackouts accumulated, she could no longer avoid a sinking truth. The fuel she thought she needed was draining her spirit instead. A memoir of unblinking honesty and poignant, laugh-out-loud humor, BLACKOUT is the story of a woman stumbling into a new kind of adventure-the sober life she never wanted. Shining a light into her blackouts, she discovers the person she buried, as well as the confidence, intimacy, and creativity she once believed came only from a bottle. Her tale will resonate with anyone who has been forced to reinvent themselves or struggled in the face of necessary change. It's about giving up the thing you cherish most-but getting yourself back in return.



15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy Author Luminita D. Saviuc
ISBN-10 9780698182738
Release 2016-03-08
Pages 208
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Based on a phenomenally popular blog post, a simple and counterintuitive approach to finding true joy When PurposeFairy.com founder Luminita Saviuc posted a list of things to let go in order to be happy, she had no idea that it would go viral, shared more than 1.2 million times and counting. Based on that inspiring post, this heartfelt book gives readers permission to give up--that is, to let go of the bad habits that are holding them back from achieving authentic happiness and living their best lives. Lessons include: · Give Up the Past · Give Up Your Limiting Beliefs · Give Up Blaming Others · Give Up the Need to Always Be Right · Give Up Labels · Give Up Attachment Simple yet wise, and informed by the author's own inspiring personal journey, this liberating little book presents a fresh twist on happiness advice: take a step back to reflect, and give yourself permission to let things go. From the Trade Paperback edition.



HIV and Liver Disease

HIV and Liver Disease Author Kenneth E. Sherman
ISBN-10 1441917128
Release 2011-09-22
Pages 209
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Liver disease has been identified as a leading cause of death in HIV-infected patients since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in 1996. The HIV treatment community has been caught largely unaware of this emerging dilemma. Many HIV care providers are ill-equipped to understand and interpret liver injury patterns, or to provide comprehensive care and management for viral coinfections which they are not familiar with. HIV and Liver Disease provides a comprehensive update of the field covering the epidemiology, pathogenesis, management and treatment of liver disease in patients with HIV infection. The volume will help HIV care providers understand and interpret liver injury patterns, and/or provide comprehensive care and management for viral coinfections. Gastroenterologists and hepatologists will gain an understanding of complex drug regimens that are used to treat HIV and which may impact HCV and HBV treatment. Written by expert clinicians and researchers across multiple disciplines, HIV and Liver Disease will be of great value to gastroenterologists, hepatologists, infectious disease practitioners, as well as other health care providers who provide care or participate in research in the field of HIV.