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Books on Addictions

MUST HAVES for People, Friends and Relatives with Addiction Problems Like: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Sex, Internet, and Other Types of Addictions

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Healing the Addictive Brain

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Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program by Dr. Harold Urschel
Dr. Harold Urschel on Latest Science-Based Addiction TreatmentAuthor Dr. Urschel was a guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV show talking about his new, revolutionary, science-based program for addictions recovery.

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Fingers on  the Ledge: Healing the Lives of High Functioning People with Addictions

"Fingers on the Ledge: Healing the Lives of High Functioning People with Addictions
by Catherine Patterson-Sterling

Author Catherine Patterson-Sterling was a guest on the HealthyPlace Mental Health TV show talking about parents of addicted children, teens and adults, and the best way to help in their recovery.
Watch the video
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Facing Love  Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love

Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
by Pia Mellody, Andrea Wells Miller, J. Keith Miller, Keith Miller, J. Keith Miller
buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "I found this book well written and comprehensive, but what was the most moving to me was the way in which it touched the most painful, sad and hidden part of my relationships."

Rational  Recovery: The New Cure for Substance Addiction

Rational Recovery: The New Cure for Substance Addiction
by Jack Trimpey, Rational Recovery Systems
buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "The book helped me understand that I like the high I get from drinking, but it isn't good for me so I must stop."

The Heart  of Addiction: A New Approach to Understanding and Managing Alcoholism  and Other Addictive Behaviors

The Heart of Addiction: A New Approach to Understanding and Managing Alcoholism and Other Addictive Behaviors
by Lance M. Dodes
buy the book $10

Reader Comment: "What the general public doesn't acknowledge and what the pharmaceutical companies and mental health advocates never mention."

Out of the  Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction
by Patrick J. Carnes
buy the book $11.50

Reader Comment: "I run a group for men with sexual addiction and this book has been invaluable to me in not only the planning but the implementation of the group."

The  Alcoholism and Addiction Cure: A Holistic Approach to Total Recovery

The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure: A Holistic Approach to Total Recovery
by Chris Prentiss
buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "The book itself is great. It is easy to read and full of warmth, very chatty."

Addiction  and Recovery for Dummies

Addiction and Recovery for Dummies
by Brian F. Shaw, Jane Irvine, Paul Ritvo

buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "Covers all the most important treatment approaches without moralizing and helps you choose what is most helpful or appropriate to your situation."

Mindful  Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addiction

Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addiction
by Thomas Bien

buy the book $10

Reader Comment: "This is one of those books that can be picked up and read a few pages at a time, from any point. It is worth your time and money. "

The Craving  Brain: A bold new approach to breaking free from *drug addiction  *overeating *alcoholism

The Craving Brain: A bold new approach to breaking free from *drug addiction *overeating *alcoholism
by Ronald A. Ruden, Marcia Byalick, Marcia Byalick

buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "It provides a good, solid scientific understanding of addiction in simple language and offers useful guidelines about moving beyond sobriety and toward cure."

Willpower  Is Not Enough: Understanding and Overcoming Addiction and Compulsion

Willpower Is Not Enough: Understanding and Overcoming Addiction and Compulsion
by M. Washton, Donna Boundy, Donn Boundy

buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "Highly recommended to any thinking person interested in understanding and recovering from their addiction."

My Husband  Has a Secret: Finding Healing for the Betrayal of Sexual Addiction

My Husband Has a Secret: Finding Healing for the Betrayal of Sexual Addiction
by Molly Ann Miller

buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "Highly recommended to any person interested in understanding and recovering from their addiction."

Sex, Drugs,  Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions

Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions
by A. Thomas Horvath

buy the book $11

Reader Comment: "It provides a variety of techniques to decrease addictive behaviors, many of them new and all of them coherent, logical, understandable, and practical--this book is a must read."


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Last Updated: 25 June 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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