Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 April 2009

272 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195322811

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Overcoming Alcohol Use Problems

A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program

Elizabeth E. Epstein and Barbara S. McCrady

Treatments That Work

Problems with alcohol use are common and often occur with other psychological and social problems as well. Left untreated, alcohol use disorder can have significant impact on a person's functioning, health, and relationships. This cognitive-behavioral treatment has been scientifically proven to help individuals achieve and maintain abstinence. The treatment protocol has been developed with the benefit of each author's 25+ years of clinical experience in treating substance abusers; it is user-friendly and easy to deliver in a clinically meaningful way. Rooted in the client's individualized assessment and life context, the program can be tailored to gender-specific issues and personal needs.

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