Overcoming Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use: A Guide for by Jeremy M. Linton

By Jeremy M. Linton

Overcoming challenging Alcohol and Drug Use is a workbook to be used with consumers in therapy, trained via the most up-tp-date learn and literature within the substance abuse box. providing a field-tested substitute to the ailment version of dependancy, the booklet introduces a six-session curriculum for treating individuals with substance abuse matters and will be used as a self-help source, or as a tradition consultant for human provider execs. Drawing on years of analysis on cognitive-behavioral treatment, the phases of swap version, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused remedy, the writer has prepare a accomplished and potent consultant to change.   

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The Mother Knot by Jane Lazarre

By Jane Lazarre

In this compelling memoir by way of a author, mom, and feminist, Jane Lazarre confronts the parable of the "good mom" along with her fiercely sincere and intimate portrait of early motherhood as a time of profound ambivalence and upheaval, jam-packed with desperation in addition to pleasure, the fight to reclaim a feeling of self, and sheer actual exhaustion. initially released in 1976, The mom Knot is a feminist vintage, as correct this day because it used to be 20 years ago.

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Empathic Attunement: The ’Technique’ of Psychoanalytic Self by Crayton E. Rowe Jr., David S. Mac Isaac

By Crayton E. Rowe Jr., David S. Mac Isaac

Empathic Attunement captures the essence of Kohut's contributions to self psychology and the psychological overall healthiness box. trouble-free, actual, and functional, the authors introduce pupil and skilled clinician alike to the synthesis of Kohut's significant strategies and their scientific purposes. The authors spotlight Kohut's emphasis at the empathic mode of information amassing from in the patient's stories. Kohut considers empathy―the capability to imagine and consider oneself into the internal lifetime of one other person―to be the main instrument of treatment.

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Moral nation : modern Japan and narcotics in global history by Miriam Kingsberg

By Miriam Kingsberg

This trailblazing research examines the historical past of narcotics in Japan to give an explanation for the advance of worldwide standards for political legitimacy in international locations and empires within the 19th and 20th centuries.

Japan underwent 3 detailed crises of sovereignty in its sleek background: within the Nineties, throughout the interwar interval, and within the Fifties. every one concern provoked successively escalating crusades opposed to opium and different medicinal drugs, during which ethical entrepreneurs--bureaucrats, cultural manufacturers, retailers, legislation enforcement, scientists, and medical professionals, between others--focused on drug use as a method of distinguishing among populations healthy and undeserving for self-rule. Moral Nation strains the instrumental position of ideologies approximately narcotics within the country's efforts to reestablish its legitimacy as a state and empire.

As Kingsberg demonstrates, Japan's becoming prestige as an Asian energy and a "moral kingdom" improved the concept of "civilization" from an solely Western worth to a common one. students and scholars of eastern heritage, Asian reviews, international historical past, and worldwide experiences will achieve an in-depth realizing of the way Japan's adventure with narcotics inspired international criteria for sovereignty and shifted the purpose of country construction, making it now not a strictly political job but in addition an ethical legal responsibility to society.

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