Therapist's Guide to Evidence-Based Relapse Prevention

Therapist's Guide to Evidence-Based Relapse Prevention

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Describes the evidence-based approaches to preventing relapse of major mental and substance-related disorders. Therapist's Guide to Evidence-based Relapse Prevention combines the theoretical rationale, empirical data, and the practical qhow-toq for intervention programs. The first section will serve to describe the cognitive-behavioral model of relapse and provide a general introduction to relapse prevention techniques. While Section II will focus on specific problem areas, Section III will focus on diverse populations and treatment settings. *Incorporates theoretical and empirical support *Provides step-by-step strategies for implementing relapse prevention techniques *Includes case studies that describe application of relapse prevention techniquesWithin this framework, DBT therapists balance a variety of interventions focused on acceptance (e.g., mindfulness skills, radical acceptance, and validation) and change (problem solving, exposure therapy, skills training, contingencyanbsp;...

Title:Therapist's Guide to Evidence-Based Relapse Prevention
Author:Katie A. Witkiewitz, G. Alan Marlatt
Publisher:Academic Press - 2011-04-28


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