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Title Co-dependency : issues in treatment and recovery / Bruce Carruth, Warner Mendenhall, editors
Published New York : Haworth Press, [1989]
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Description 1 online resource (167 pages) : illustrations
Contents Co-dependency definitions and dynamics / Warner Mendenhall -- Co-dependence : our most common addiction-- some physical, mental, emotional and spiritual perspectives / Charles L. Whitfield -- Assessment of co-dependency with individuals from alcoholic and chemically dependent families / Ronald T. Potter-Efron, Patricia S. Potter-Efron -- System dynamics in alcoholic families / Mary Talley Erekson, Steven E. Perkins -- Co-dependency treatment / Warner Mendenhall -- Recovery for adult children of alcoholics : education, support, psychotherapy / Tarpley M. Richards -- Altering rigid family role behaviors in families with adolescents / Steven E. Perkins -- The lonely journey : lesbians and gay men who are co-dependent / Dana G. Finnegan, Emily B. McNally -- The recovering couples group : a viable treatment alternative / Paul Shields -- Outpatient co-dependency treatment / Ronald T. Potter-Efron, Patricia S. Potter-Efron
Summary Co-dependency has finally become recognized in the late 1980s as a legitimate and a key issue in the chemical dependency field. Most of the literature available on the topic is addressed to the consumer--the co-dependent individual. In Co-dependency, leading therapists share some remarkable insights into the characteristics of the alcoholic home, co-dependents'patterns of responding to the alcoholic, and the particular problems that family members experience as a result of the environment, including fear, shame and guilt, anger, denial, and confusion. Clinical case material is used to illustra
Notes "Has also been published as Alcoholism treatment quarterly, volume 6, number 1, 1989"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Codependency.
Alcoholism -- rehabilitation.
Substance-Related Disorders -- rehabilitation.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Carruth, Bruce.
Mendenhall, Warner.
ISBN 131582079X