By Irving Cohen
Examines the profile of the addict, the character of dependancy, and explains the curler coaster syndrome that could catch blameless humans. Too many of us have suffered needlessly at the curler coaster of habit. Dr. Cohen understands that dependancy is a strong seize and hopes that individuals will realize that addicts are neither susceptible nor undesirable humans. they're simply those who underestimated the chance they have been dealing with.
Read or Download Addiction: the high-low trap PDF
Similar addiction & recovery books
A private guidebook that leads people who smoke in the course of the nicotine cessation application. query and solution actions mixed with details let us discover how smoking has subtly formed our values, attitudes, and ideology. by way of greater figuring out the character and rituals surrounding smoking, we will be able to advance a long term application to hand over and remain hand over.
Founded at the risky factor of the repatriation of local American skeletal is still, CHANCERS follows a gaggle of pupil sun Dancers who got down to resurrect local continues to be housed within the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology on the college of California, Berkeley. Possessed through the demonic wiindigoo, a mythic monster, the sunlight Dancers, in a ugly ritual, sacrifice school and directors linked to the gathering and garage of local continues to be.
Severe recommendation, awarded within the clean and effortless "Complete Idiot's consultant. .. " structure, from an addictions counselor for those that are desirous about their addictions (to caffeine, cigarettes or alcohol), or different stressful or damaging habit that repeats and which they want to alter.
- Chained to the Desk (Second Edition): A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians Who Treat Them
- Key Concepts in Cultural Theory (Key Concepts Series)
- Overcoming Betrayal
- Helping the hard-core smoker: a clinician's guide
Additional resources for Addiction: the high-low trap
A veteran who served his country honorably, he now is fighting with the system. Many other veterans would prefer to put the past behind them. Some even resent the attention paid to a veteran like Jim, one with so many difficulties. Jim fits a stereotype, that of the troubled veteran that Hollywood and the entertainment media are all too willing to portray. Each reader may judge whether Jim is an innocent addict. As a young man, Jim was asked to serve his country. Like many who served during the turbulent years of the war in Vietnam, he faced serious personal conflicts.
Drug treatment programs are available in most cities, but the programs were really not available to patients such as Alice. Alice was not a threat to society; programs established to deal with patients viewed as a "threat to the fabric of our society" did not know what to do with her. What Alice, and others like her, need is detoxification to bring them off their tranquilizer without agony; this may need to be done in conjunction with counseling to help them rebuild self-esteem. Alice's family physician (despite his earlier shortcomings) needed to be involved, since he was her primary care provider.
The police followed normal procedures and brought him to the nearest hospital emergency room that had a psychiatrist on call. He received strong medications to quiet him and was about to be transferred to a state mental hospital with a locked ward for his own protection. If he had gone to the state hospital, the doctors would have difficulty obtaining a full explanation of the medications he had received. Without the availability of his Veteran's Hospital records, he might have received yet another label, based upon the severe psychotic state he was now in.
Addiction: the high-low trap by Irving Cohen