Survivors of Addiction : Narratives of Recovery Hardback
Addiction is something that affects many different people from all walks of life and can be difficult for a therapist to treat, and the client to conquer.
In this book fifteen people who have formerly had serious addictions speak about their experiences. Survivors of Addiction draws on first-hand narratives to provide an overview of how and why people become addicted, and explores what happens after the addiction is left behind.
Divided into four sections it covers:being caught up in addictionhow and why users stop being addictedthe early days after surviving addictionlong-term outcomes. By considering psychodynamic and Jungian perspectives as well as the clinical vignettes, this book examines the process of recovery from addiction.
It will be key reading for therapists, clinicians and healthcare workers who encounter addictions in their day to day professions and will also be of great interest to those who are, or have been addicted, and their families.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 210 pages, 2 Line drawings, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/04/2011
- Category: Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)
- ISBN: 9781583917244