The author espouses self-help and the cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to the treatment of alcohol addiction. It has been scientifically proven to help individuals achieve and maintain abstinence. CBT is rooted in the individualized assessment of the patient’s condition and then uses techniques that are usually oriented toward psychology and behavior modification, such as recognizing the “triggers” that result in the need for a drink, etc.
Mercury Learning and Information is pleased to announce a new series that will address modern consumer health issues in an inexpensive, easy to read, question and answer format, complemented with a companion disc packed with descriptive animations, Web resources, related articles, and more. Topics will include, obesity, menopause, Alzheimer’s, anorexia, diabetes, cancer, migraines, heartburn, HIV/AIDS, birth control, cholesterol, alcoholism, social diseases, and others.
Each title in the series will include:
- Questions and Answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social/psychological ramifications, etc
- Patient’s perspective
- Doctor's perspective
Animations, Figures, Photos.
- To support, explain topics under discussion. In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and “pop-ups” throughout the text
- Web sites, articles, blogs, and books that offer additional information on each subject
- To accompany printed versions with animations, color figures from the book, Web links, animations, etc.
Ebook versions of each title in the series will be completely hyperlinked and interactive with “pop-up” animations and supplemental information integrated throughout the text.
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STUART LINKE, (MSc, AFBPsS) has written numerous journal articles on CBT and treating alcohol addiction. He is Head of Islington Mental Health Psychology Services, Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust in the UK.