Treating Addictive Behaviors: Processes of Change

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Plenum Press, 1986 - Psychology - 464 pages
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Toward a Comprehensive Model of Change
Implications of a SelfRegulation Model of Therapy
The Role of the World

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About the author (1986)

William R. Miller is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico, and Director of the Research Division of UNM's Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions. He has published 17 books and more than 100 articles and chapters, focusing primarily on the treatment of alcohol problems and addictive behaviors. He has developed and evaluated a variety of innovative clinical strategies and, along with G. Alan Marlatt, designed a comprehensive set of structured clinical interviews for pre-treatment and follow-up assessment of alcohol problems. He has held numerous research grants, founded a private practice, served as a consultant to many organizations, and currently holds a 5-year Senior Career Research Scientist Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Nick Heather is Director of the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Studies, Newcastle Mental Health NHS Trust. Ian Robertson is Senior Scientist at the MRC Applied Psychological Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK.

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