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Chemical Dependency: A Family Affair (Substance Abuse)

Chemical Dependency: A Family Affair (Substance Abuse)
Author: Olivia Curtis
ISBN 13: 9780534355838
ISBN 10: 534355838
Edition: 1
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 1998-05-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $96.95

Drawing on more than 15 years of experience as an active clinician and instructor specializing in treating the chemically dependent and their families, Olivia Curtis presents an engaging and practical book on the nuts and bolts of counseling drug affected families. Unique and timely, Chemical Dependency: A Family Affair looks at family dynamics from a family systems perspective and examines how those dynamics are affected by chemical dependency. Through her insightful and friendly writing style, Curtis gives a comprehensive summary of the development of family theories, the structure of a family system, and the interplay between chemical dependency and the family system.