Models of Addiction: The Temperance Model

August 1, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The idea was that the drinker would admit his sins, beg forgiveness, accept punishment, and promise to abstain from that point on.

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Models of Addiction: The Psychoanalytic Model

July 25, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

And there’s no reliable way to tell whether addictive personality traits represent a cause or a result of addiction.

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Models of Addiction: The Medical Model

July 15, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

However necessary — and it is necessary — good acute care will never be enough to solve the problem of addictions.

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Models of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

July 8, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

By examining the models through which people view and deal with addiction, we can better understand how our society reacts to its continuing presence.

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Environment & Expectations: Do They Influence Addiction?

May 22, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Much of the anxiety the addicted person feels is anticipatory, based not on actual withdrawal symptoms but on the fear of not being able to find an adequate supply of the drug when they arrive.

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Why Do Alcoholics Drink?

March 6, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

If you’re happy with your program of recovery, find another therapist who believes in letting the client direct the course of therapy.

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