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"Too much is never enough" Psychological studies of substance misuse and other excessive behaviors


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Title: "Too much is never enough" Psychological studies of substance misuse and other excessive behaviors
Authors: Punzi, Elisabeth
E-mail: elisabeth.punzi@psy.gu.se
Issue Date: 7-Nov-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Punzi, H. E., & Fahlke, C. (2015). Co-occurring self-reported behavioral problems in a Substance use disorder (SUDS) treatment population: Treatment perspective. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 33, 000-000.

Punzi, H. E., Tidefors, I., & Fahlke, C. Behavioral misuse among clients in substance abuse treatment. An interview study. Manuscript submitted for review.

Punzi, H. E., Tidefors, I., & Fahlke, C. Excessive sexual activities among male clients in substance abuse treatment. An interview study. Manuscript submitted for review.

Punzi, H. E., & Tidefors, I. (2014). It wasn’t the proper me. Narratives about alcoholism and view of oneself: The impact of disavowed shortcomings and dissociation. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 32, 416-432.
Date of Defence: 2014-12-12
Disputation: Fredagen den 12 december 2014, kl 13.00, F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Psychology
Abstract: Substance misuse (SM) as well as excessive food intake, sexual activities, exercise, and gambling is characterized by repeated use against one’s better judgment and despite negative consequences. Moreover, SM and excessive behaviors (EB) might co-occur, and clients in substance abuse treatment who also have difficulties with EB are likely to relapse in SM and/or leave treatment. These clients benefit from a treatment that acknowledges both SM and EB, but EB might pass unnoticed in clinical pract... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9229-6
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/37252
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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