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The Resource Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence, Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey

Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence, Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey

Label
Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence
Title
Aging & addiction
Title remainder
helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence
Statement of responsibility
Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
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Colleran, Carol
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1954-
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Jay, Debra
Series statement
A Hazelden guidebook
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  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug abuse
Label
Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence, Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223049214001
  • 31223049214019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ignoring the problem can preserve the problem
  • section 2.
  • Alcohol, prescription drugs, and addiction
  • Chemical dependency is a disease
  • Evidence that alcoholism is genetic
  • Alcoholism begins at any age
  • Identifying alcoholism and prescription drug abuse
  • Ways older adults misuse medications
  • Addiction to prescription drugs
  • Alcohol and the older woman
  • section 1.
  • section 3.
  • How to help an addicted older adult
  • A self-preserving disease
  • Different worldviews
  • Start with a talk
  • A conversation with an addicted older adult
  • Involving the family physician
  • Take advantage of a crisis
  • Join hand s
  • Forget what you think you know
  • Family responses to addicted older adults
  • Actual intervention letters
  • learn about family intervention
  • Plan, plan, plan
  • A dramatization of an intervention
  • Another ending
  • section 4.
  • Understanding treatment for older adults
  • What exactly is treatment
  • Special treatment needs of older adults
  • A tour of an older adult treatment program
  • Addiction isn't one of life's last pleasures
  • Groups designed for older adults
  • section 5.
  • Issues in early recovery
  • Make decisions before treatment ends
  • Grief and loss
  • Living life sober
  • section 6.
  • Resources
  • Older adult treatment centers
  • Twelve step organizations
  • A few things you should know
  • Internet twelve step meetings
  • Recovery resources
  • Resources on aging
  • Books and publications
  • Videos
  • Self-quizzes
  • Wrong thinking blocks right action
  • Alcoholism accelerates aging -
  • The older adult's addiction affects the health of the spouse (and anyone else closely involved)
  • When helping becomes enabling
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 211 p.
Isbn
9781568387925
Lccn
2004272169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
49669201
Label
Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence, Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223049214001
  • 31223049214019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ignoring the problem can preserve the problem
  • section 2.
  • Alcohol, prescription drugs, and addiction
  • Chemical dependency is a disease
  • Evidence that alcoholism is genetic
  • Alcoholism begins at any age
  • Identifying alcoholism and prescription drug abuse
  • Ways older adults misuse medications
  • Addiction to prescription drugs
  • Alcohol and the older woman
  • section 1.
  • section 3.
  • How to help an addicted older adult
  • A self-preserving disease
  • Different worldviews
  • Start with a talk
  • A conversation with an addicted older adult
  • Involving the family physician
  • Take advantage of a crisis
  • Join hand s
  • Forget what you think you know
  • Family responses to addicted older adults
  • Actual intervention letters
  • learn about family intervention
  • Plan, plan, plan
  • A dramatization of an intervention
  • Another ending
  • section 4.
  • Understanding treatment for older adults
  • What exactly is treatment
  • Special treatment needs of older adults
  • A tour of an older adult treatment program
  • Addiction isn't one of life's last pleasures
  • Groups designed for older adults
  • section 5.
  • Issues in early recovery
  • Make decisions before treatment ends
  • Grief and loss
  • Living life sober
  • section 6.
  • Resources
  • Older adult treatment centers
  • Twelve step organizations
  • A few things you should know
  • Internet twelve step meetings
  • Recovery resources
  • Resources on aging
  • Books and publications
  • Videos
  • Self-quizzes
  • Wrong thinking blocks right action
  • Alcoholism accelerates aging -
  • The older adult's addiction affects the health of the spouse (and anyone else closely involved)
  • When helping becomes enabling
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 211 p.
Isbn
9781568387925
Lccn
2004272169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
49669201

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