Survivors of Addiction: Narratives of Recovery by Mary Addenbrooke

By Mary Addenbrooke

Addiction is whatever that is affecting many alternative humans from all walks of existence and will be tricky for a therapist to regard, and the customer to overcome. during this publication fifteen those who have previously had severe addictions talk about their experiences.


Survivors of Addiction attracts on first-hand narratives to supply an outline of the way and why humans develop into addicted, and explores what occurs after the habit is left at the back of. Divided into 4 sections it covers:



  • being stuck up in addiction

  • how and why clients cease being addicted

  • the early days after surviving addiction

  • long-term outcomes.


By contemplating psychodynamic and Jungian views in addition to the medical vignettes, this booklet examines the method of restoration from dependancy. it will likely be key studying for therapists, clinicians and healthcare staff who come across addictions of their everyday professions and also will be of significant curiosity to those that are, or were addicted, and their households.

Show description

Read or Download Survivors of Addiction: Narratives of Recovery PDF

Similar recovery books

Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies (Governance Of Addictive Substances & Behaviours)

Why is governance of dependancy so tricky? What do we examine from fresh reports and efforts in Europe? Governance of Addictions analyses the multidisciplinary learn which has been used as a framework for figuring out how governments formulate and enforce dependancy guidelines in 27 eu Union member states plus Norway, having a look intimately at 4 elements: heroin, hashish, alcohol and tobacco.

Dancing in the Kitchen

"Dancing within the Kitchen is full of recommendation and encouragement for somebody challenged by means of their courting with foodstuff. Colleen Duffy-Someck stocks her twenty-year fight with an consuming disease and the trail she took to discover whole restoration. The instruments she bargains will help make lasting way of life alterations with grace and simplicity.

Caregiver Substance Use and Child Trauma: Implications for Social Work Research and Practice

Learn has always proven that there's a hyperlink among caregiver substance use and baby maltreatment, yet much less consciousness has been given to baby trauma publicity. The co-occurrence of caregiver substance misuse and baby trauma publicity is a triumphing challenge that has confounded social paintings prevention, safeguard, and remedy efforts with either young ones and adults for years.

MAKE MINE A VIRGIN: How I Quit Drinking

Who stops consuming on New Year’s Eve? ! the main sanctioned excuse - potentially ever - for vital drunkenness? good, Tenley summer season for one. She had already stopped too time and again to count number. preventing wasn’t the matter. Staying stopped was once. And but, in 2010, she ultimately succeeds. Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, Tenley studies a life-changing rabbit second that also is white (just related to gentle rather than critters).

Additional info for Survivors of Addiction: Narratives of Recovery

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.60 of 5 – based on 47 votes