Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Behavioral Approach (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional) (Paperback)

Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Behavioral Approach (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional) By Douglas H. Ruben Cover Image
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Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics showcases the first collection of treatment chapters devoted entirely to a systematic behavioral analysis of drinking and nondrinking offspring of alcoholic families. The author identifies the functional and behavioral characteristics that make up the adult children of alcoholics (ACOA) syndrome. This compendium combines current innovations in behavioral medicine with multi-componential interventions shown effective with the variety of disorders evident in this patient population. This handbook for practitioners is richly laced with case examples and addresses the needs of therapists seeking fast, effective and proven treatments for longstanding clinical symptoms of children of alcoholics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780126011302
ISBN-10: 0126011303
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2000
Pages: 283
Language: English
Series: Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional