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Addiction and Pregnancy: Empowering Recovery through Peer Counseling 1st Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0275959760
ISBN-10: 0275959767
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"Peer counseling is an effective approach in dealing with the critical problem of addiction and pregnancy. Barry Sherman's book presents a state-of-the-art program that can empower pregnant mothers in the process of recovery from addictive behavior problems. I highly recommend reading this book."-G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Addictive Behaviors Research Center University of Washington

"A comprehensive overview of substance abuse during pregnancy, a fascinating account of acupuncture as a detoxification technique, the development of new assessment measures, and a novel theory of why peer counseling works, are just some of the bonuses readers will find. Sherman and his co-workers have made a major contribution to the treatment of addiction."-William J. Reid, Professor School of Social Welfare, SUNY-Albany

"This is an interesting, well-documented, and well-written account of an innovative program designed to deal with a serious and often intractable social and psychological problem. The authors are to be commended for the program's innovations and for the careful, data-based evaluation that is presented in the book....I was particularly impressed with the chapter on self-efficacy and the measure for abstinence self-efficacy that the authors developed specifically for the group of women involved in the intervention program."-James E. Maddux, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies Department of Psychology, George Mason University

About the Author

BARRY R. SHERMAN is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, State University of New York at Albany, School of Public Health and Director of Research and Program Evaluation, New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health.

LAURA M. SANDERS is currently an evaluation consultant in Phoenix, Arizona./e She was the evaluation consultant for the SISTERS demonstration project funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

CHAU TRINH is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University's School of Public Health.


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