Moderation as a Goal or Outcome of Treatment for Alcohol Problems: A Dialogue, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Moderation as a Goal or Outcome of Treatment for Alcohol Problems

A Dialogue, 1st Edition

By Bernard Segal, Mark B Sobell, Linda C Sobell


171 pages

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Hardback: 9780866566698
pub: 1987-08-03
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Here is a compendium of authoritative viewpoints about the advantages and disadvantages of moderation outcomes and moderation-oriented treatments for alcoholic persons. This important and highly controversial contemporary issue in alcoholism is explored from both pro and con positions by leading experts in the field, providing an up-to-date, balanced, and scholarly exchange.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Preface: The Need for Dialogue About Moderation
  • Conceptual Issues Regarding Goals in the Treatment of Alcohol Problems
  • Treating Problem Drinkers Who Are Not Severly Dependent on Alcohol
  • Practical Issues in Selecting and Using Treatment Goals With Severly Dependent Alcohol Abusers
  • Controlled Drinking Studies: Methodological Issues
  • Bases for the Use of Abstinence as a Goal in the Behavioral Treatment of Alcohol Abusers
  • Motivation and Treatment Goals
  • Whither Goals in the Treatment of Alcoholism?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction