Addiction Dilemmas: Family Experiences from Literature and by Jim Orford(auth.)

By Jim Orford(auth.)

Addiction Dilemmas explores the impression of habit on these closest to the members affected and their households. Drawing on quite a lot of resources, the ebook discusses the stresses and lines that family are subjected to, the dilemmas that they face, and the coping recommendations that they have got came across worthwhile.

  • Draws on a special breadth of fabric to demonstrate the dilemmas confronted by means of kin in dealing with an in depth relative's addictionContent:
    Chapter 1 we are going to Be There for Him (pages 1–8):
    Chapter 2 lengthy Day's trip into evening by means of Eugene O'Neill (pages 9–14):
    Chapter three tricky Love (pages 15–20):
    Chapter four better halves of Gamblers (pages 21–30):
    Chapter five The Tenant of Wildfell corridor by way of Anne Bronte (pages 31–37):
    Chapter 6 British Sikh better halves and Daughters withstand Men's consuming (pages 38–45):
    Chapter 7 Nil through Mouth (pages 46–51):
    Chapter eight caring for Drinkers in Aboriginal Australia (pages 52–64):
    Chapter nine A Prodigal Son (pages 65–74):
    Chapter 10 mom and dad of challenge Gamblers (pages 75–87):
    Chapter eleven the story of Caitlin Thomas (pages 88–102):
    Chapter 12 Dylan Thomas in the USA via John Malcolm Brinnin (pages 103–110):
    Chapter thirteen An Imaginary dialog (pages 111–123):
    Chapter 14 Father determine through Beverley Nichols (pages 124–130):
    Chapter 15 transforming into Up with My mom through Virginia Ironside (pages 131–137):
    Chapter sixteen Mrs Sara Coleridge and acquaintances (pages 138–152):
    Chapter 17 5 Husbands of other halves with consuming difficulties (pages 153–168):
    Chapter 18 A Chancer via James Kelman (pages 169–174):
    Chapter 19 starting to be Up with mom and dad Who Drink Excessively (pages 175–184):
    Chapter 20 Baudelaire and His mom in Chains (pages 185–193):
    Chapter 21 Fever Pitch by means of Richard Brooks (pages 194–198):
    Chapter 22 I in basic terms Had the Baby's Welfare at middle (pages 199–206):

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Are there bigger questions here, to do with society’s attitudes towards drug use and misuse? 8. Do you agree with me that this was an example of good broadcasting? Do you think John Humphrys was fair in his chairing? Exercises r Imagine that you are a parent of a son or daughter who has stolen money from a friend’s family in order to buy drugs to which he or she is addicted. The friend’s family have reported the theft to the police but have approached you before deciding whether to press charges.

But counselling family members of relatives who gambled excessively was new to each of these counsellors and none felt totally confident about what to do next. The first was torn between working on the wife’s way of coping, which struck her as kind but possibly patronizing, or helping her husband to be more communicative about his gambling. The second was confident she could refer her client’s husband for treatment but was not sure how a wife might best be supported. The third was inclined to accept that the couple’s sex life was the problem that should be addressed and that the gambling was secondary and not serious enough to be deemed ‘pathological’.

Miller then interrupted to say that he did know perfectly well about Tough Love. He had seen many youngsters who had been through Tough Love programmes and in his opinion it had been a disaster. It made good television, but where was the controlled research that showed that it works. He had not seen one shred of evidence. Humphrys pointed to the three families in the studio who said it did work, but Miller was having none of it. There was no research to support it, he said. Furthermore it played to a very harsh mood of rejection towards drug users, particularly prevalent in the United States.

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