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Taking Back Your Life : Women and Problem Gambling
by Diane Rae Davis




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Up-to-date, guided support to help women with a gambling problem achieve the rewards of a hopeful life, free of addiction

Up-to-date, guided support to help women with a gambling problem achieve the rewards of a hopeful life, free of addiction Today, more than five million women in the United States struggle with problem gambling, and this number continues to increase as casinos, online card rooms, and other venues continue to multiply.In this groundbreaking book, addiction expert Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D., offers women everywhere the support they need to face this debilitating problem and take the necessary steps to regain control of their lives. Offering information on preventing relapse, finding support groups, and healing relationships with loved ones, Davis uses the most up-to-date research and methods for treatment to help women gamblers: identify what makes them vulnerable to addictionrecognize the costs and consequences of gambling behaviorssee what it means to hit bottomdetermine how to begin and continue on the road to recovery using a virtual toolbox of techniquesEach section of this user-friendly guide highlights real success stories of women who have gone through the same issues and treatment strategies, and who have discovered the rewards of beating a gambling problem and reclaimed hope for their lives.Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Social Work and Human Services at Eastern Washington University. She has researched and written extensively on addiction and recovery, specifically with regard to women in recovery from compulsive gambling.

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Up-to-date, guided support to help women with a gambling problem achieve the rewards of a hopeful life, free of addiction

Up-to-date, guided support to help women with a gambling problem achieve the rewards of a hopeful life, free of addiction Today, more than five million women in the United States struggle with problem gambling, and this number continues to increase as casinos, online card rooms, and other venues continue to multiply.In this groundbreaking book, addiction expert Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D., offers women everywhere the support they need to face this debilitating problem and take the necessary steps to regain control of their lives. Offering information on preventing relapse, finding support groups, and healing relationships with loved ones, Davis uses the most up-to-date research and methods for treatment to help women gamblers: identify what makes them vulnerable to addictionrecognize the costs and consequences of gambling behaviorssee what it means to hit bottomdetermine how to begin and continue on the road to recovery using a virtual toolbox of techniquesEach section of this user-friendly guide highlights real success stories of women who have gone through the same issues and treatment strategies, and who have discovered the rewards of beating a gambling problem and reclaimed hope for their lives.Diane Rae Davis, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Social Work and Human Services at Eastern Washington University. She has researched and written extensively on addiction and recovery, specifically with regard to women in recovery from compulsive gambling.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781592857326
  • ISBN-10: 1592857329
  • Publisher: Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Page Count: 219
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.3 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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