KEY FEATURES: A unique focus on the theories of addiction helps fill a gap in the literature that allows readers to connect theory to practice. A single case study explored from multiple perspectives allows students to compare all approaches applied to client situations. Sidebars with classroom discussion questions and activities assist students in further exploration of the theories. A list of resources concludes each chapter to encourage continued learning.

From Treatment Lore to Theory Application: An Introduction to Addiction Theory and Practice
1 from treatment lore to theory application: An introduction to addiction theory and practice
John R. Culbreth Pamela S. Lassiter

This text explores multiple theoretical approaches to both the epistemology of addiction and its treatment. It is important for the reader to understand our perspectives as editors because who we are and what we believe ultimately defines the lens through which we have edited this book. Both editors subscribe to a biopsychosocial and spiritual theoretical perspective regarding the causes and maintenance of addiction. We believe that there are crucial biological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual factors at play in the creation of addiction and in ...

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