Millions of individuals diagnosed with psychiatric or emotional disorders must battle an equally menacing and powerful disease chemical dependency. Now in its third edition, this remains the leading text on the biological and psychological relationship between mental illness and addiction.
Includes the latest research, information about new medications, and an explanation of new diagnostic criteria. Outlines the relationship between chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders, includes important resources for chemically dependent individuals and their families, and presents practical relapse prevention strategies.
472 pages. Softcover. 2002.