Addictive Behaviour. Cue Exposure Theory and Practice. Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

  • ID: 2248260
  • Book
  • 268 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Addictions are responsible for vast and growing morbidity, mortality, and misery in society. Until now, not only has the theoretical underpinning of the most commonly practised treatment approaches in the addictions field been scant, but the evidence for the effectiveness of these methods has also been generally lacking. In the cue exposure paradigm there is a rare opportunity to make a vital connection between theory and practice in the rational development of new treatment approaches. Cue exposure has become a routine clinical procedure in the treatment of phobic and obsessive–compulsive disorders and shows promise in the additions field. There is always a danger, however, that new approaches will become adopted into routine practice in an uncritical fashion. This book, therefore, brings together a series of invited reviews specially prepared by addictions experts from around the world. Together these reviews provide a much needed critical analysis of the evidence. The primary audience for the book is clinical psychologists and psychiatrists interested in addictions. However, it will also appeal to all graduates in these fields as a teaching and reference work.
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Partial table of contents:

Cue Exposure in Understanding and Treating Addictive Behaviours (D. Drummond, et al.).

THE THEORETICAL BASIS OF CUE EXPOSURE IN ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOUR. The Form of Responses to Drug Cues (S. Glautier B. Remington).

Potential Functions of Classical Conditioning in Drug Addiction (S. Tiffany).

METHODS OF STUDYING HUMAN DRUG CUE REACTIVITY.

Individual Differences and Cue Reactivity (V. Rees N. Heather).

The Role of Cognitive Factors in Reactivity to Drug Cues (S. Tiffany).

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF CUE EXPOSURE IN ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOUR. Cue Exposure Treatment in Alcohol Dependence (D. Rohsenow, et al.).

Cue Exposure Treatment in Opiate and Cocaine Dependence (S. Dawe J. Powell).

Indexes.
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D. Colin Drummond
Stephen T. Tiffany
Steven Glautier
Bob Remington
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