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by Edward J. Khantzian

ePub Treating Addiction as a Human Process download
Author:
Edward J. Khantzian
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978-0765705457
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0765705451
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Jason Aronson, Inc.; Reprint edition (May 1, 2007)
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Includes bibliographical references and index. From his initial contribution of identifying the self-medicating function of abused substances, to the continued elaboration and refinement of his work focusing on the addict's ego deficits of self-regulation and self-care, Edward Khantzian's ideas have become the standard in the field of addictions treatment.

Passionate, professional, and unfailingly astute, Dr. Khantzian examines his patients' internal worlds, revealing vulnerabilities while uncovering resiliency and strength

Passionate, professional, and unfailingly astute, Dr. Khantzian examines his patients' internal worlds, revealing vulnerabilities while uncovering resiliency and strength. A Jason Aronson Book. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

There is no magic cure for addiction, but Khantzian's marvelously written book will give even the most experienced clinician useful new ideas about how to understand and help patients. Touroff-Glueck Professor of Law & Psychiatry, Harvard Law School; author of Movies and the Moral Adventure of Life.

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From his initial contribution of identifying the self-medicating function of abused substances, to the continued elaboration and refinement of his work focusing on the addict's ego deficits of self-regulation and self-care, Edward Khantzian's ideas have become the standard in the field of addictions treatment.

Passionate, professional, and unfailingly astute, Dr. Khantzian examines his patients' internal worlds, revealing vulnerabilities while uncovering resiliency and strength. This book, comprehensive in scope, abundant in clinical material, and written with clarity and intelligence, provides a depth of understanding of substance use disorders and an increased hope for recovery.
  • This is the collected papers of Dr. Edward Khantzian and essentially the book is a primer in the humanistic viewpoint on individuals who suffer with adictive disorders for both theory and effective practice. Dr. Khantzian is a rare voice of wisdom in theoretical discourse as well as case discussions and the "how to" that most practicing clinicians need and appreciate. If you work in the field of addiction or treat individuals with co-morbidity this book is an essential text.

  • I've been an Addiction doc for 10 years and am growing to understand my patients much better due to this publication. A bit of wading required to attain the message, but well worth the time and effort. Thanks Dr. Khantazian.

  • In contrast to the now popular emphasis on addictive drugs "hijacking" the brain reward centers and producing pleasure, Dr. Khantzian life work has pursued an alternative route in explaining why addictive drugs can become so compelling in an individual's life. His emphasis has mainly and consistently been on the human psychological vulnerabilities involved in addictive suffering. Based on three decades of clinical work with patients, as well as numerous clinical investigative studies, Dr.Khantzian has persuasively instructed us that suffering and problems with selfregulation are at the root of addictive disorders. His work has repeatedly underscored that individuals who become dependent on addictive substances (including alcohol and nicotine) do so not because they seek pleasure or self-destruction (some have considered addictions as "suicide on the installment plan"), but more because they use alcohol and other addictive drugs as an attempt to self-medicate their suffering and to regulate their lives. Although in the long run such attempts cause great disruption in peoples' lives, in the short run individuals have the powerful discovery that each class of drugs have appeal because they relieve a range of painful feelings and help to cope with powerful emotions and behaviors that for them are otherwise overwhelming and unmanageable. Dr.Khantzian has been described as the "father of the self-medication hypothesis of addictive disorders," and has also written extensively on "self-care" deficits associated with the addictions, the importance and utility of modified group techniques and self-help groups in recovery and effective treatments. Dr. Khantzian writes persuasively, evocatively, and compassionately about the human vulnerabilities involved in addictive disorders. Dr. Alan Stone, Professor of Law and Psychiatry at Harvard University, has characterized Dr. Khantzian as a "master � clinician exploring the internal world of the addicted person � convincingly demonstrating his self-medication hypothesis," and novelist Dr. Michael Palmer has said that Dr. Khantzian's book, Treating Addiction as a Human Process, is a "highly intelligent volume that can be read with pleasure and awe from beginning to end. It is the cornerstone on which the next generation of knowledge in addiction medicine will be built." Dr. Khantzian has been acknowledged as a pioneering clinician in understanding the psychological and psychiatric pain associated with substance use disorders, and his focus on the self-medicating function of abused substances, and the refinement of his work stressing addict's ego deficits of selfregulation and self-care have become the standard in the field of addiction treatment.
    Edward J. Khantzian is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and a founding member of the Department of Psychiatry at The Cambridge Hospital. He has spent more than 20 years studying psychological factors associated with drug and alcohol abuse. Dr. Khantzian is a practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst,participant in numerous clinical research studies on substance abuse, and lecturer and writer on psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and substance abuse problems. Dr. Khantzian has been involved in studies diagnosing psychiatric disorders in heroin addicts, the psychological nature of addictive vulnerability, group therapeutic approaches for cocaine abusers, and studies of polysubstance abusers. His studies,publications, and teaching has gained him recognition for his contributions on selfmedication factors and self-care deficits in substance use disorders and the importance of modified techniques in group therapy for substance abusers. "The above words are not mine ,they were taken from another web site and posted here for information purposes. It would be wonderful if a truly new light has shone in this whole area of addiction and a new understanding begins to grow."