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The psychology and treatment of addictive behavior / edited by Scott Dowling.

Dowling, Scott.
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Madison, Conn. : International Universities Press, 1995.

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xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; cm.


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Introduction / Scott Dowling -- 1. Psychoanalytic Studies of Addictive Behavior: A Review / Edith Sabshin -- 2. Self-Regulation Vulnerabilities in Substance Abusers: Treatment Implications / Edward J. Khantzian -- 3. Compulsiveness and Conflict: The Distinction Between Description and Explanation in the Treatment of Addictive Behavior / Leon Wurmser -- 4. Disorders of Emotional Development in Addictive Behavior / Henry Krystal -- 5. Erotic Passion: A Form of Addiction / Anna Ornstein -- 6. Sexual Addiction / Wayne A. Myers -- 7. Psychic Helplessness and the Psychology of Addiction / Lance M. Dodes -- 8. A Child Analyst Looks at Addictive Behavior / Dale R. Meers -- 9. "Transitional" and "Autistic" Phenomena in Addictive Behavior / David M. Hurst -- 10. The Advantages of Multiple Approaches to Understanding Addictive Behavior / Jacob G. Jacobson.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.



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