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

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

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
Title variation
Aging and addiction
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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N$T
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unknown
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Colleran, Carol
Dewey number
618.97/686
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
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Jay, Debra
Series statement
  • eBooks from EBSCOhost
  • A Hazelden guidebook
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  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug abuse
  • Electronic books
Label
Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence, Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=69089
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-192) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
tsl-ebsco24309
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 211 p.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50320927
Label
Aging & addiction : helping older adults overcome alcohol or medication dependence, Carol Colleran & Debra Jay ; with a foreword by Barry McCaffrey, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=69089
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-192) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
tsl-ebsco24309
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 211 p.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50320927

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