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Psychotherapy, Psychological Treatments and the Addictions

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7041.1309a (Published 18 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1309
  1. Shane Darke

    Ed Griffiths Edwards, Christopher Dare Cambridge University Press, £21.95, pp 268 ISBN 0 521 55675 9

    As stated by its editors, the aim of Psychotherapy, Psychological Treatments and the Addictions is to bridge the gap between practitioners of mainstream psychological treatment and those who specifically treat the problems associated with drug and alcohol dependence. This is an admirable aim, as such a gap unquestionably exists. That it continues to exist is in itself puzzling, given the close associations between substance dependence …

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