Addiction and Recovery as Social Constructions Notes
What is our role?
History, Attitudes & Events
Simply love to drink too much?
Industrialization and the need for self-control
Temperance movement (drunkard
Gaps in Practice and Barriers in Addictions Notes
Providing tobacco dependence treatment for mentally ill and
addicted clients can be more complex than for other
Determinants of service depends on the seriousness of the
mental illness and or
Investigation of Adolescent Addiction Notes
Whether in academia or among practitioners, there is little
agreement on the constructs of addiction (gambling).
There is a movement afloat (Bailey, 2005; Marie, 2004) that
suggests the social identity of being
Current issues in child assessment and intervention Notes
Masking functional characteristics within a diagnosissame diagnosis , varied function
Masking of functional commonalities across different
diagnoses- different diagnoses, common functional
Additional Considerations in Tobacco Additions Notes
Given the culture of mental health and addictions treatment
facilities where staff often smoked and thereby, clients
smoking behaviour was sustained, these facilities must
address smoking in their polic
Documenting criteria for diagnosis of autism Notes
Preschooler with Autistic disorder
impairment in social function
d710.2 basic interpersonal interactions
D750.2 informal social relationships
d710.3 basic interpersonal interactions
Mental Health and or Other Addictions Notes
Clinical Fellow, Addictions Program, Centre for Addiction and
Mental Health (CAMH)
TEACH program psychiatrist
No affiliation with pharmaceutical industry or tobacco
Guideline Development Group
Paradox of Addiction Final Thoughts Notes
Problem Gambling is a highly- contested topic.
Paradox of addiction confounds the recovery process.
Addiction as disease models do not work for everyone.
Postmodern theory and therapeutic approaches are gaining
The Paradox of Addiction Notes
Are gambling problems, shopping compulsions and some
forms of overeating addictions? Really? Are behavioral
addictions real, in the sense that they can be understood as
a family of medical diseases that exist independently o
The Paradox of Addiction Diagnostic Complications Notes
The term PG is not defined within the DSM-IV-TR (APA,
Despite attempts to unite PG and pathological gambling
under the heading disordered gambling, at present, no
gambling screening tools (Pet
Public Health Uses USA Notes
Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Early Intervention Data HandbookUS Dept of Educ.
Includes A/P codes for eligibility/personal functioning,
Solving simple problems