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Author Reiter, Michael D., author.

Title Substance abuse and the family / Michael D. Reiter
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Contents pt. I: Assessment 1. Conceptualizing Addictions -- 2. The Neurobioloby of Addiction / Jaime L. Tartar -- 3. The Genetics of Addiction / Jaime L. Tartar and Christina Gobin -- 4. The Addicted Family -- 5. Family Diversity and Substance Abuse / Michael D. Reiter and Dalis Arismendi -- 6. Roles in the Addicted Family -- 7. Family Life Cycle -- 8. Issues in Substance Abusing Families
pt. II: Treatment. 9. Working with Partial Systems -- 10. Systems Theory -- 11. Family Therapy Overview I -- 12. Family Therapy Overview II -- 13. Family Therapy Application -- 14. Family Recovery -- 15. The Self of the Family Therapist
Summary "Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person's predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options"--Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 31, 2018)
Subject Addicts -- Family relationships
Addicts -- Psychology
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Addicts -- Family relationships.
Addicts -- Psychology.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315758695