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American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.

Theories and Models of Addiction
Theories and models of addiction
  • Distinguish the properties of theories and models.
  • Appreciate the value of addiction theories and models.
  • Compare and contrast conventional, contemporary, and comprehensive theories and models of addiction.
  • Identify the origins, assumptions, characteristics, and skills associated with different addiction theories and models.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and relevance of various theories and models of addiction.
  • Recognize that conventional, contemporary, and comprehensive theories and models of addiction influence current addiction practice.
  • Theories and Models
  • Theories and Models of Addiction
    • Conventional Models
      • The Moral Model
      • The Legal Model
      • The Disease Concept or Medical Model
      • The Pharmacological Model
    • Contemporary Theories
      • Biological Theories
      • Psychological Theories
      • Sociocultural Theories
      • Transcendental/Spiritual Theories
    • Comprehensive Models
      • Biopsychosocial Model
      • Public Health Agent-Host-Environment Model
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  • Related Skills Checklist
  • Special Topics for Further Study
  • Addiction Practice 2000
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