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By Bruce Scotton, Allen Chinen, John Battista

This crucial new booklet brings jointly the paintings of most sensible students and clinicians at best universities and clinical facilities at the advantages and dangers of transpersonal treatment. After evaluating quite a few multicultural approaches—Zen Buddhism, existential phenomenology, and Christian mysticism, between many others—the publication deals a wealth of knowledge on particular issues and the appliance of transpersonal psychology thoughts resembling visualization, breathwork, and “past lives” regression.With reliable scholarship, huge scope, and obtainable type, Textbook of Transpersonal Psychiatry and Psychology becomes the normal paintings for college students, researchers, clinicians, and lay readers attracted to extending psychiatry and psychology into sciences that describe the functioning of the human brain, thereby construction bridges among these disciplines and spirituality.

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Some addiction theories are more amenable to this type of therapeutic framework than others and are highlighted in the following theoretical discussion. Moral Model The moral model views the alcoholic as a degenerate and sees alcoholism as a moral weakness (M. Keller, 1976). , 1979). Psychological Models There are three main psychological theories: psychodynamic, personality trait, and behavior learning. Although each theory views the specific cause of alcoholism differently, they all share a similar outlook: The causal factors must be changed in order for treatment to be effective.

Austad & W. H. ), Psychotherapy in managed health care (pp. 202–219). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. This chapter describes managed care’s impact on and relationship to chemical dependency treatment. , & Frieze, I. H. (1979). Analyzing alcoholism. In I. H. Frieze, D. Bar-Tal, & J. S. ), New approaches to social problems (pp. 168–208). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. This chapter provides a helpful overview of theoretical models as they relate to addiction. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

24 Theories of Counseling Related to Addiction Treatment see what is real), reaction formation (express the opposite of the impulse we experience that threatens us), projection (put desires onto others), displacement (express impulses in a safer place), rationalization (use of reasons to justify our behavior), sublimation (put energy into socially acceptable arenas), regression (go back to old behavior we had outgrown), introjection (taking in others’ values), identification (identify with others in order to feel better about self ), and compensation ( hide weaknesses or develop traits so weaknesses are not seen).

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