Addicted? : recognizing destructive behavior before it's too late / Marilyn Freimuth.

By: Freimuth, Marilyn, 1951-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield : Distributed by National Book Network, �2008Description: vi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780742560253; 0742560252Other title: Recognizing destructive behavior before it's too lateSubject(s): Compulsive behavior -- Popular works | Substance abuse -- Popular works | Compulsive behavior | Substance abuseGenre/Form: Popular works.DDC classification: 616.85/84 LOC classification: RC533 | .F744 2008Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
pt. I. Getting to know addiction -- 1. The problem : recognizing addiction when it's too late -- 2. The new look of addiction -- 3. The making of an addiction -- 4. The continuum : early to late stage addiction -- 5. Addiction's many masks -- 6. Addiction's self-disguises -- 7. Subtle signs of addiction -- pt. II. Unmasking addiction -- 8. Unmasking substance addictions -- 9. Adolescent substance use : experimentation or addiction? -- 10. The unseen faces of addiction : older adults and women -- 11. Gambling addiction -- 12. Computer addiction -- 13. Sex and cybersex addictions -- 14. Buying addiction -- 15. Exercise addiction -- pt. III. Getting help for an addiction -- 16. Unmasking addiction and preparing for change -- 17. Impediments to effective helping -- Appendix I. An overview of addiction-induced psychological and physical changes -- Appendix II. Common addictive substances.
Summary: Provides guidance to allow the reader to identify signs of addiction in order to begin to seek help, and covers substance addictions, gambling, sex, internet, shopping, exercise, and others; and includes case studies, worksheets, and other tools to aid the reader.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-278) and index.

pt. I. Getting to know addiction -- 1. The problem : recognizing addiction when it's too late -- 2. The new look of addiction -- 3. The making of an addiction -- 4. The continuum : early to late stage addiction -- 5. Addiction's many masks -- 6. Addiction's self-disguises -- 7. Subtle signs of addiction -- pt. II. Unmasking addiction -- 8. Unmasking substance addictions -- 9. Adolescent substance use : experimentation or addiction? -- 10. The unseen faces of addiction : older adults and women -- 11. Gambling addiction -- 12. Computer addiction -- 13. Sex and cybersex addictions -- 14. Buying addiction -- 15. Exercise addiction -- pt. III. Getting help for an addiction -- 16. Unmasking addiction and preparing for change -- 17. Impediments to effective helping -- Appendix I. An overview of addiction-induced psychological and physical changes -- Appendix II. Common addictive substances.

Provides guidance to allow the reader to identify signs of addiction in order to begin to seek help, and covers substance addictions, gambling, sex, internet, shopping, exercise, and others; and includes case studies, worksheets, and other tools to aid the reader.

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