Neurobiology of addictions: Implications for clinical practice

Richard T. Spence, Diana M. DiNitto, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner

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    Bridge the gap between the physical foundations of substance abuse and the psychosocial approaches that can treat it! This groundbreaking book offers helping professionals a thorough introduction to the neurobiological aspects of substance abuse. It presents the basic information on the subject, including the various neurobiological theories of addiction, and places them in a psychosocial context. Its clear and straightforward style connects the theoretical information with practical applications. This is an essential resource for substance abuse counselors, researchers, therapists, and social workers. Neurobiology of Addictions offers sound, tested information on substance abuse issues, including: • neurobiological theories of addiction • integrating drug treatments and therapeutic interventions • using neurobiology to discover substance abuse in clients of various ages • perspectives from social work, pharmacology, biology, and neuroscience.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    PublisherTaylor and Francis
    Number of pages119
    ISBN (Electronic)9781317825562
    ISBN (Print)0789016664, 9780789016676
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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    Neurobiology
    neurosciences
    addiction
    substance abuse
    Substance-Related Disorders
    pharmacology
    drug dependence
    counselor
    therapist
    social worker
    biology
    Neurosciences
    Social Work
    social work
    Research Personnel
    Pharmacology
    resources
    Therapeutics

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Psychology(all)
    • Social Sciences(all)

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    Spence, R. T., DiNitto, D. M., & Straussner, S. L. A. (2014). Neurobiology of addictions: Implications for clinical practice. Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315821337

    Neurobiology of addictions : Implications for clinical practice. / Spence, Richard T.; DiNitto, Diana M.; Straussner, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg.

    Taylor and Francis, 2014. 119 p.

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    Spence, RT, DiNitto, DM & Straussner, SLA 2014, Neurobiology of addictions: Implications for clinical practice. Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315821337
    Spence RT, DiNitto DM, Straussner SLA. Neurobiology of addictions: Implications for clinical practice. Taylor and Francis, 2014. 119 p. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315821337
    Spence, Richard T. ; DiNitto, Diana M. ; Straussner, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg. / Neurobiology of addictions : Implications for clinical practice. Taylor and Francis, 2014. 119 p.
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