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Nutrition and Addiction: A Handbook: Supporting Recovery from Food and Substance Misuse with Nutritional and Lifestyle Interventions Martina Watts

Nutrition and Addiction: A Handbook: Supporting Recovery from Food and Substance Misuse with Nutritional and Lifestyle Interventions

Martina Watts

Published January 21st 2012
ISBN : 9781908066190
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Addiction treatment centres in the UK combine medication, counselling and behaviour modification to tackle cravings and aid recovery, yet relapse rates remain alarmingly high. This practical, in-depth handbook examines newly emerging concepts in theMoreAddiction treatment centres in the UK combine medication, counselling and behaviour modification to tackle cravings and aid recovery, yet relapse rates remain alarmingly high. This practical, in-depth handbook examines newly emerging concepts in the management of addiction. Leading researchers and experienced nutrition practitioners explore the underlying nutritional and biochemical factors involved in addictive behaviour, and the importance of nutrition in the prevention and management of addiction and its role in sustainable recovery. Nutrition and Addiction is an up-to-date, fully referenced resource with a glossary and guide to drug terms. It is a useful guide for those with a basic understanding of nutrition, as well as for more experienced practitioners and health care professionals. Essential reading for: carers, clinicians, practitioners and therapists working in addiction and mental health within the public, private and voluntary sectors, nutritionists and dieticians, students on nutrition-related courses.