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Substance Abuse and the Family

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ISBN-10: 1138795070

ISBN-13: 9781138795075

Edition: 2015

Authors: Michael D. Reiter

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Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person's predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.  Chapters are organized around two sections: Assessment and Treatment. The first section pays attention to how the family system organizes around substance use and abuse. Here family roles, culture, and other issues such as family violence and resilience are covered. Two chapters are also…    
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/3/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 5.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Jack Bowen grew up in San Diego, and now teaches philosophy. He has a variety of interests. He first studied human biology at Stanford University, but a serendipitous discovery at the library led him to earn a Master's degree in Philosophy. He has spoken at conferences and published numerous journal articles, mostly about sports ethics. As a world class athlete, two-time All-American water polo player, alternate goalie for the '96 Olympic Team and member of the 2000 Olympic Training Team, he has coached high school and served as assistant coach of the Men's National Water Polo Team. As an avid musician, he has been the recording drummer on over 10 albums, most recently with…