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Clinical Management Of Sex Addiction

Author : Patrick Carnes
ISBN : 9781135450618
Genre : Psychology
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This is the first comprehensive volume of the clinical management of sex addiction. Collecting the work of 28 leaders in this emerging field, the editors provide a long-needed primary text about how to approach treatment with these challenging patients. The book serves as an excellent introduction for professionals new to the field as well as serving as a useful reference tool. The contributors are literally the pioneers of one of the last frontiers of addiction medicine and sex therapy. With a growing awareness of sex addiction as a problem, plus the advent of cybersex compulsion, professional clinicians are being confronted with sexual compulsion with little clinical or academic preparation. This is the first book distilling the experience of the leaders in this emerging field. With a focus on special populations, it also becomes a handy problem-solving tool. Readable, concise, and filled with useful interventions, it is a key text for a problem clinicians must be able to identify. It is destined to be a classic reference.

Recovery Zone Achieving Balance In Your Life The External Tasks

Author : Patrick Carnes
ISBN : 0983271321
Genre : Addicts
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"This book helps readers understand how to move beyond merely stopping addictive behavior. True recovery is achieved by learning to cope with difficult situations and emotions. Although there is no overnight fix for addictions, recovering people can learn how to achieve long-term sobriety through learning to make decisions that suit their individual needs, making a plan for living an optimal life, and becoming proactive leaders of their lives." -- publisher website.

Facing Addiction

Author : Patrick Carnes
ISBN : 0982650566
Genre : Psychology
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Applies Dr. Patrick Carnes' research-based thirty-task model to treating addiction to alcohol and drugs for a lasting long-term recovery.

Mending A Shattered Heart

Author : Stefanie Carnes
ISBN : 9780983271352
Genre : Family & Relationships
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When your partner betrays, what are the first steps to picking up the pieces of your shattered heart? Many unsuspecting people wake up every day to discover their loved one, the one person whom they are supposed to trust completely, has been living a life of lies and deceit because they suffer from a disease-sex addiction. This is a disease shrouded in secrecy and shame. This is your go-to-guide for what to do when you discover your partner is a sex addict. Each chapter is based on frequently asked questions by partners such as: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Is This Going to Get Better? How Do I Set Boundaries and Keep Myself Safe? and What Should I Tell the Kids?

Facing The Shadow

Author : Patrick Carnes
ISBN : 0985063378
Genre : Psychology
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The groundbreaking book introducing Dr. Patrick Carnes' thirty-task model for treating sexual addiction is now UPDATED and REVISED.

Sex Addiction

Author : Barry Reay
ISBN : 9780745698045
Genre : History
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The concept of sex addiction took hold in the 1980s as a product of cultural anxiety. Yet, despite being essentially mythical, sex addiction has to be taken seriously as a phenomenon. Its success as a purported malady lay with its medicalization, both as a self-help movement in terms of self-diagnosis, and as a rapidly growing industry of therapists treating the new disease. The media played a role in its history, first with TV, the tabloids and the case histories of claimed celebrity victims all helping to popularize the concept, and then with the impact of the Internet. This book is a critical history of an archetypically modern sexual syndrome. Reay, Attwood and Gooder argue that this strange history of social opportunism, diagnostic amorphism, therapeutic self-interest and popular cultural endorsement is marked by an essential social conservatism: sex addiction has become a convenient term to describe disapproved sex. It is a label without explanatory force. This book will be essential reading for those interested in sexuality studies, contemporary history, psychology, psychiatry, sociology, media studies and studies of the Internet. It will also be of interest to doctors and therapists currently working in this and related fields.

Understanding And Treating Sex Addiction

Author : Paula Hall
ISBN : 9780415691901
Genre : Psychology
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Sex addiction is on the increase - in the media as well as in the therapy room. But while more and more people seek help for their compulsive sexual behaviours, there is still confusion and debate about whether the condition even exists. Understanding and Treating Sex Addiction explains why an increasing number of people are inadvertently finding their lives devastated by their sexual behaviours. It explores the latest scientific understandings and research into why pornography, cyber sex, visiting sex workers, fetishes and multiple affairs can come to control some people's lives to the point that they can't stop. It explains how sex addiction is not a moral issue, as some assume, but a health issue that we as a society need to start taking seriously. Throughout the book are the revealing statistics from the UK's latest survey on sex addiction. Three hundred and fifty people who struggle with this condition have bravely and candidly shared their experience for the benefit of their fellow sufferers and those who choose to help them. This book contains support and advice for both the clinician and for those who suffer from sex addiction. As well as practical guidance and techniques for stopping compulsive behaviours and preventing relapse, there is also a thorough exploration of the deeper underlying causes and how these must be addressed.

Addiction An Issue Of Psychiatric Clinics E Book

Author : Itai Danovitch
ISBN : 9781455744343
Genre : Medical
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This completely new and updated issue takes a focused look at addiction psychiatry in three sections: Diagnostics, Therapeutics, and New Directions. Dr. Danovitch, from Cedars-Sinai and Dr. Mariani from Columbia hone in on the most rapidly advancing and relevant areas of addiction for practitioners today, from defining addiction (implications of DSM-V), to genetics and neurobiology, to specific treatment options for a variety of patient populations: for pregnant women, adolescents, and patients suffering from chronic pain, for example. A variety of addiction types are discussed (ie, opioid, stimulant, and cannabis). The issue closes with discussions of emerging trends, systems of care, investigational therapeutics and the role of the criminal justice system.

Alcoholism And Sexual Dysfunction

Author : David J. Powell
ISBN : 0866563652
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Experts provide specific methodologies for clinicians working with recovering alcoholics and their families. This landmark study of sexual issues in alcoholism treatment addresses impotence in male alcoholics, the sexual dynamics of the client-counselor relationship, homosexual alcoholics, and many other important issues.

Open Hearts

Author : Patrick Carnes
ISBN : 1929866003
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Hopeful and helpful guidance on transforming one's most intimate bonds

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