The Tobacco Dependence Treatment Handbook: A Guide to Best Practices

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David B. Abrams, Raymond Niaura
Guilford Press, 2003 - Psychology - 365 pages
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This unique clinical handbook offers the knowledge, skills, and materials needed to help all types of smokers, even the most hard-core, successfully quit. Provided are assessment tools, treatment planning guidelines, and a series of complete treatment packages, ranging from ultra-brief to more intensive options. Designed for use in a variety of settings by a wide range of providers, the volume is evidence-based and consistent with the latest national guidelines on best practice. The authors, leading scientist-practitioners, incorporate the latest pharmacotherapeutic approaches as well as proven motivational, cognitive, and behavioral techniques. Strategies are presented for tailoring treatment to individual smokers and for preventing relapse. Also included are session-by-session intervention guidelines, helpful case examples, and dozens of requisite handouts and forms, ready to photocopy and use. Key Features No other book presents the full range of empirically supported treatments. Practical: includes step-by-step guidelines, cases, reproducible patient forms. Consistent with best-practice recommendations issued by the Surgeon General, the American Psychiatric Association, and the British Thoracic Society. Describes approaches with and without pharmacotherapy. Photocopy Rights: The Publisher grants individual book purchasers nonassignable permission to reproduce selected materials in this book for professional use. For details and limitations, see copyright page.

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David B. Abrams, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI

Raymond Niaura, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI

Richard A. Brown, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School and The Butler Hospital, Providence, RI

Karen M. Emmons, PhD, Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, Harvard University; Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Michael G. Goldstein, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI; Bayer Institute for Health Care Communication, West Haven, CT

Peter M. Monti, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

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