Addiction: Psychology and Treatment brings together leading psychologists to provide a comprehensive overview of the psychology of addictions and their treatment across specialities and types of services.
- Emphasises the use of several approaches including CBT, psychodynamic and systemic and family treatments, and consideration of the wider picture of addictions
- As well as the theories, gives a clear overview of the application of these models
- Reflects the very latest developments in the role played by psychological perspectives and interventions in the recovery agenda for problem drug and alcohol users
Paul Davis is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Addiction, and Teaching Fellow in Clinical Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK. He has contributed at a national level on substance misuse treatment guidelines, policies and service developments and has published widely in the field of psychosocial interventions for substance misuse.
Bob Patton is a lecturer in Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK, Director of Short Term Solutions Ltd and Director of AdApped Ltd. He has previously worked as a consultant for the Home Office Drugs Prevention Initiative and as a Research Fellow in Addiction at Imperial College, King's College London and the Maudsley Hospital Hospital.
Sue Jackson is a chartered psychologist specialising in the psychosocial impact and treatment of chronic health conditions. In addition to managing an extensive research portfolio, she is a teaching fellow on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme at the University of Surrey and is the first psychologist to serve on the Medical Advisory Committee for the Pituitary Foundation.