Books on addiction--Addiction & Recovery for Dummies


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Addiction and Recovery For Dummies by Brian F. Shaw, Paul Ritvo, and Jane Irvine


Kindle edition,

From the Back Cover

Evaluate medications and treatment programs

Break free from addictive substances or behaviors and get a fresh start

Think you have an addiction? This compassionate guide helps you identify the problem and work towards a healthy, realistic approach to recovery, explaining the latest clinical and self-help treatments for both adults and teens. This book also offers tips on reducing cravings, handling your relationships, and staying well for the long run.

Discover how to

Identify the reasons for addiction Choose the best treatment plan
Handle slips and relapses
Detect addictions in a loved one
Find help and support

About the Authors: Brian F. Shaw, Ph.D., Paul Ritvo, Ph.D., and Jane Irvine, D.Phil., are all university professors with more than 20 years' experience in private consulting.