Chapter 1. Addiction as an Attachment Disorder: Implications for Group Psychotherapy

  1. Bill Reading RMN, MA, DipSocSci, DipDypPsych1 and
  2. Martin Weegmann BA(Hons), DipClinPsych, MInstGA2
  1. Philip J. Flores

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch1

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

How to Cite

Flores, P. J. (2004) Addiction as an Attachment Disorder: Implications for Group Psychotherapy, in Group Psychotherapy and Addiction (eds B. Reading and M. Weegmann), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    East Kent Community Alcohol Service

  2. 2

    Ealing Substance Misuse Service

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564481

Online ISBN: 9780470713549

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Keywords:

  • group psychotherapy;
  • addiction treatment;
  • interpersonal attachment;
  • alcohol;
  • addictive behaviours

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Attachment and group therapy

  • Group treatment of substance abuse

  • Attachment-oriented therapy

  • Addiction and the working alliance

  • Conclusions