Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and Choice Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology

IVP Academic - What is the nature of addiction? neither of the two dominant models disease or choice adequately accounts for the experience of those who are addicted or of those who are seeking to help them. Moving beyond issues of individual treatment, this groundbreaking study also outlines significant implications for ministry within the local church context.

Its pervasiveness sheds prophetic light on our cultural moment. Drawing on the insights of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, he formulates an alternative to the usual reductionistic models. In this interdisciplinary work, Kent Dunnington brings the neglected resources of philosophical and theological analysis to bear on the problem of addiction.

Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and Choice Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology - Going further, Dunnington maintains that addiction is not just a problem facing individuals.





Foundations of Addictions Counseling 3rd Edition

Pearson - Within its structured environment, students see key concepts demonstrated through video clips, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes.    . Note: this is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText.

A practical collection of tools and strategies for prospective addictions counselors that includes a solid foundation of research, theory, and history. To order mycounselinglab® with pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134280989. With chapters written by expert scholars, such as professional issues in addictions counseling, this text covers many topics in-depth often ignored by other comparable books, working in rehabilitation centers, the assessment of client strengths, gender issues in substance abuse, and working with clients with disabilities.

Foundations of Addictions Counseling 3rd Edition - Practical and comprehensive, theory, foundations of Addiction Counseling explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practitioner will need in the real world while providing a thorough review of the research, and history of addiction counseling. Also available with mycounselinglab® this title is also available with MyCounselingLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the text to engage students and improve results.





The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease

PublicAffairs - This is enlightening and optimistic reading for anyone who has wrestled with addiction either personally or professionally. But in the biology of desire, cognitive neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes a convincing case that addiction is not a disease, and shows why the disease model has become an obstacle to healing.

Lewis reveals addiction as an unintended consequence of the brain doing what it's supposed to do-seek pleasure and relief-in a world that's not cooperating. Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the "disease model" of addiction is wrong and illuminates the path to recovery.

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Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel Resources for Changing Lives

P & R Publishing - Will we worship our own desires or will we worship the true God?" With this lens the author discovers far more in Scripture on addictions than passages on drunkenness. Jesus. Welch views addictions. Addiction a Banquet in the Grave. A worship disorder: this is how Edward T. Can we not escape our addictions? if we're willing to follow jesus, the author says that we have "immense hope: hope in God's forgiving grace, hope in God's love that is faithful even when we are not, and hope that God can give power so that we are no longer mastered by the addiction.

Each chapter concludes with "practical theology, " "As Your Face Your Own Addictions, " and "As You Help Someone Else. The biology of desire Why Addiction Is Not a Disease. Edward T. There we learn the addict's true condition: like guests at a banquet thrown by "the woman Folly, " he is already in the grave Proverbs 9:13-18.

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Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity, 3rd edition: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integraiton

Cascade Books - The book is designed to help readers become aware of the presuppositional backdrops that each of us brings to these issues, and to understand various approaches for relating psychology and Christianity as partly based on presuppositional assumptions. Addiction a Banquet in the Grave. This book is ideal as a textbook for students of psychology and other behavioral and social sciences social work, sociology, counseling, theology, pastoral counseling at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Gospel. Jesus. Questions at the end of each chapter are included to help readers evaluate both the material and their own burgeoning approach to integration. As disciplines, psychology and theology share an overlapping interest in the nature and functioning of human beings. Professor david entwistle's Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity is now available in a fully revised 3rd edition.

Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity, 3rd edition: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integraiton - Changes and additions have made throughout this unique volume, including: * 42 additional pages * expanded list of models discussed * more questions for discussions, and * an updated bibliography. This book provides an introduction to many of the worldview issues and philosophical foundations that frame the relationship of psychology and theology, includes scholarly reflection on the integration literature, and surveys five paradigms of possible relationships between psychology and Christianity.

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Health Care Ethics: Theological Foundations, Contemporary Issues, and Controversial Cases

Anselm Academic - In their thought-provoking and insightful revised introductory ethics text, David Belde, John Slosar, authors Michael Panicola, and Mark Repenshek address complex and controversial health care issues that are very much a part of our everyday lives. Edward T. Used book in Good Condition. Gospel. Using a normative framework, the authors incorporate specific issues, case studies, and multimedia aides in each chapter to encourage students to engage in moral discourse and reflection.

The biology of desire Why Addiction Is Not a Disease. Jesus. The authors' stimulating faith-based discussion of how particular circumstances in society have an impact on ethical decision making is a significant contribution to our understanding of the complex relationship between health care issues and ethics.

Health Care Ethics: Theological Foundations, Contemporary Issues, and Controversial Cases - Linking new material, and end-of-life care, genomic technologies, abortion and maternal-fetal care, including chapters on the patient-physician relationship, stem cell research, the pharmaceutical/device industry, to classic chapters on reproductive technology, and health care reform, regenerative medicine, the authors underscore the important real-life concerns and issues that confront people in their daily living and the need to discern these concerns and issues with the goal of attaining human and social flourishing.

Key additions to the revised text include a glossary; updated facts, figures, tables, and statistics; new case studies; chapter discussion questions, including social-ethics questions; and social analysis. Addiction a Banquet in the Grave. Welch.





The Context of Holiness: Psychological and Spiritual Reflections on the Life of Saint Therese of Lisieux

ICS Publications - The biology of desire Why Addiction Is Not a Disease. Therese did not grow in holiness apart from the human condition. Therese was no plaster statue saint. These sufferings make doing the will of God difficult, but they are the context of our choices. They are the context of holiness. The specific nature of Therese's trials may differ from our own, but psychological and emotional suffering are our common lot.

The context of holiness: psychological and Spiritual Reflections on the Life of St. This book explores both the psychological and spiritual dimensions of the life of St. For example, we may not have know the pain of our mother dying when we were four, but most of us have know the pain of the loss of a loved one.

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Spiritual Emotions: A Psychology of Christian Virtues

Eerdmans - An expert in moral and philosophical psychology, Robert C. The biology of desire Why Addiction Is Not a Disease. With an eye on pertinent Biblical texts, Roberts explores emotions as nonsensory perceptions that arise from personal caring and concern. His study culminates with an in-depth examination of six "fruit of the Holy Spirit" emotion-virtues: contrition, joy, hope, peace, gratitude, and compassion.

Gospel. The book will be immensely useful for Christian ethicists, psychologists, pastors, and counselors. Edward T. Used book in Good Condition. Roberts here develops an original, up-to-date understanding of human emotions in relation to spirituality and as a basic part of Christian moral character. Addiction a Banquet in the Grave.

Spiritual Emotions: A Psychology of Christian Virtues - Though spiritual emotions is rigorous in its focus on the inner structure of Christian character, it is nonetheless readable and is laced with many narrative examples. The context of holiness: psychological and Spiritual Reflections on the Life of St. Welch. Therese of Lisie. Jesus.





Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change

Scribner - Jesus. Drawing on forty collective years of research and decades of clinical experience, the authors present the best practical advice science has to offer. Therese of Lisie. This new approach is not only less daunting for both the substance abuser and his family, but is more effective as well. Used book in Good Condition.

Delivered with warmth, beyond addiction defines a new, and humor, optimism, empowered role for friends and family and a paradigm shift for the field. Practice what really works in therapy and in everyday life, and discover many different treatment options along with tips for navigating the system. The biology of desire Why Addiction Is Not a Disease.

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Beyond addiction goes beyond the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help someone change. Learn how to use the transformative power of relationships for positive change, guided by exercises and examples.





Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies

Brazos Press - Welch. Glittering vices clears this misconception by exploring the traditional meanings of gluttony, lust, sloth, and others. Edward T. Jesus. This accessible book is essential for any reader interested in spiritual disciplines and character formation. The biology of desire Why Addiction Is Not a Disease. Contemporary culture trivializes the "seven deadly sins, " or vices, as if they have no serious moral or spiritual implications.

Readers gain practical understanding of how the vices shape our culture today and how to correctly identify and eliminate the deeply rooted patterns of sin that are work in their own lives. Addiction a Banquet in the Grave. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Scribner Book Company.

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Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

Wiley - Subsequent chapters present an overview of addictive disorders coupled with strategies for accurately diagnosing them, planning effective treatment, and selecting appropriate interventions. The most comprehensive source for the latest research and practice techniques for diagnosing and treating addictive disorders "This book brings together an array of international experts on addictive disorders.

Used book in Good Condition. Chapters on public policy and prevention are of indispensable value in light of this growing health concern. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The only reference available to cover the full spectrum of addictions and addictive behaviors, lists of practical interventions for each disorder, the Handbook of Addictive Disorders provides the most current research and treatment strategies for overcoming: Chemical dependency Workaholism Compulsive gambling Eating disorders Sex addiction Compulsive buying This useful guide features case studies, figures and diagrams, and self-assessment exercises for clients.

Handbook of Addictive Disorders: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment - Condition: New. The handbook of addictive Disorders is an example of practical and clinical information at its best. Lorraine D. The context of holiness: psychological and Spiritual Reflections on the Life of St. This unique guide deftly defines addiction and examines its comorbidity with other problems.