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Yates  R  Malloch  M - Tackling Addiction: Pathways to Recovery - 9781849050173 - V9781849050173
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Tackling Addiction: Pathways to Recovery

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Description for Tackling Addiction: Pathways to Recovery Paperback. This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments in addiction policy and practice. Tackling Addiction examines what recovery, addiction and dependence really mean. Editor(s): Yates, Rowdy; Malloch, Margaret. Num Pages: 208 pages, 11 figures. BIC Classification: JFFH1; JKSN2; MBNH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.

The issue of 'recovery' has been increasingly prioritised by policymakers in recent years, but the meaning of the concept remains ambiguous. This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments in addiction policy and practice.

Tackling Addiction examines what recovery, addiction and dependence really mean, not only to the professional involved in rehabilitation but also to each individual client, and how 'coerced treatment' fails to take account of recovery as a long-term and ongoing process. Chapters cover the ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849050173
SKU
V9781849050173
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Yates R Malloch M
Rowdy Yates is Senior Research Fellow in Scottish Addiction Studies, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling. Rowdy co-edited Therapeutic Communities for the Treatment of Drug Users, with Barbara Rawlings. Margaret S. Malloch is Senior Research Fellow in the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, University of Stirling. She is also the author of Women, Drugs and Custody. ... Read more

Reviews for Tackling Addiction: Pathways to Recovery
This book is useful as a tool of reflection about policy direction, focus of treatment and the client's goals continuing to be across a broad range of objectives. It encourages broad thinking about incorporating recovery into policy development, program design and supporting recovery as a client objective in treatment.
Drug and Alcohol Review Tackling Addiction is a great addition ... Read more

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