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ERIC Number: EJ866862
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 90
ISSN: ISSN-1055-3835
The Call for a New "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" Diagnosis: Addictive Disorders
Hagedorn, W. Bryce
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v29 n2 p110-127 Apr 2009
Without a consensually validated definition and a set of diagnostic criteria, counselors lack the necessary assessment and treatment tools to work effectively with clients with process addictions and their families. Necessary criteria and the results of a needs assessment are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A