Counseling Problem Gamblers A Self-Regulation Manual for Individual and Family Therapy Ebook

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Over the past decade legal wagering has expanded rapidly in North America In 1998 alone people lost 50 billion dollars in legal betting and it is estimated that illegal wagering is twice that amount A recent government report based on the broadest population survey concludes that the lifetime and pathological gamblers in the US range between 4 and 10 million persons and is growing If we include the families affected by problem gambling then the potential impact is indeed prodigious Virtually no community in the US and Canada is left untouched by entertainment or problem gambling Treating problem gambling has evolved from a small group of practitioners in the 1980s working in specialty impatient units into an international enterprise that affects the caseload of many mental health professionals Owing to its quiet origins problem gambling treatment strategies are not well known throughout the clinical community Consequently the average clinician is him/herself learning as they go This approach does not benefit either client or therapist As the books first chapter makes clear problem gambling differs significantly from substance abuse its nearest clinical relative Not attending to these differences leads to poor results and clinical failure This book is the one essential tool needed by clinicians treating or likely to treat problem gambling Written by a clinician with wide experience it is intended for the general clinician treating or likely to treat problem gambling desiring a comprehensive yet user-friendly guideKey Features Assessment and treatment of problem gambling and those affected by it is discussed Includes diagnostic instruments developed by the author An integrative approach is taken with a special focus on cultural concerns and clinical applications for women and minorities Integration of spirituality in treatment is covered Additional ISBNs 9780121746537 9780080490823 0121746534 0080490824 9780585469126 0585469121Counseling Problem Gamblers A Self-Regulation Manual for Individual and Family Therapy EbookBy Ciarrocchi Joseph W Publisher Academic Press Print ISBN 9780121746537 0121746534 eText ISBN 9780121746537 9780080490823 0080490824 Pages 340 Format PDF Available from 2189 USD SKU 9780121746537R30 Downloaded copy on your device does not expire

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Over the past decade legal wagering has expanded rapidly in North America In 1998 alone people lost 50 billion dollars in legal betting and it is estimated that illegal wagering is twice that amount A recent government report based on the broadest population survey concludes that the lifetime and pathological gamblers in the US range between 4 and 10 million persons and is growing If we include the families affected by problem gambling then the potential impact is indeed prodigious Virtually no community in the US and Canada is left untouched by entertainment or problem gambling Treating problem gambling has evolved from a small group of practitioners in the 1980s working in specialty impatient units into an international enterprise that affects the caseload of many mental health professionals Owing to its quiet origins problem gambling treatment strategies are not well known throughout the clinical community Consequently the average clinician is him/herself learning as they go This approach does not benefit either client or therapist As the books first chapter makes clear problem gambling differs significantly from substance abuse its nearest clinical relative Not attending to these differences leads to poor results and clinical failure This book is the one essential tool needed by clinicians treating or likely to treat problem gambling Written by a clinician with wide experience it is intended for the general clinician treating or likely to treat problem gambling desiring a comprehensive yet user-friendly guideKey Features Assessment and treatment of problem gambling and those affected by it is discussed Includes diagnostic instruments developed by the author An integrative approach is taken with a special focus on cultural concerns and clinical applications for women and minorities Integration of spirituality in treatment is covered Additional ISBNs 9780121746537 9780080490823 0121746534 0080490824 9780585469126 0585469121Counseling Problem Gamblers A Self-Regulation Manual for Individual and Family Therapy EbookBy Ciarrocchi Joseph W Publisher Academic Press Print ISBN 9780121746537 0121746534 eText ISBN 9780121746537 9780080490823 0080490824 Pages 340 Format PDF Available from 2189 USD SKU 9780121746537R30 Downloaded copy on your device does not expire