Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals
a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the causes and mechanisms of substance and behavioral addictions,
as well as implications for helping people recover. Providing a science-based perspective, the text emphasizes the importance
of using treatment and prevention strategies that are grounded in evidence. Thoroughly updated chapters address disease models;
public health approaches; understanding and treating comorbidity; psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, and family systems
models; sociocultural approaches; behavioral addiction; and motivational models. Student-friendly features include end-of-chapter
summaries and review questions.
New to This Edition
*Updated throughout with current research and clinical
*Discussions of cutting-edge topics: genetics of addiction, addiction stigma, and the opioid epidemic.
and revised clinical vignettes and review questions.