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Title:
Fragmented intimacy : addiction in a social world
Author:
Adams, Peter J., 1956-
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Publication Information:
New York : Springer, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- Acknowledgement -- Theory -- Addiction in perspective -- Dangerous consumptions -- Overview of this book -- Companion relationships -- social world -- Worlds, paradigms and assumptions -- particle paradigm -- social paradigm -- Switching to a social world -- Addiction and connecting -- Connecting to the world -- Patterns of fragmentation -- Responding to addiction -- prospect of change -- Setting out and setting back -- Making it stick -- Processes -- Becoming Intimate -- Living in relationships -- Intimacy and the "Four Cs" -- Special considerations -- Quality intimacy? -- Intimacies in addictive contexts -- Intimacy within addictive relationships -- Intimacies for others -- Systems of intimate connections -- Intimacy and power -- Controlling tactics -- myth of disinhibition -- Violence as a social event -- Managed intimacy --

Families and communities -- Fragmented Lives -- Fragmenting environments -- How intimates respond -- Broader social dynamics -- Collective opportunities -- Empowerment and connectedness -- Reconnecting intimates -- Responsibility for change -- Change processes -- Guidelines for effective collective action -- Reintegration -- What is reintegration? -- Six phases of reintegration -- Reforming intimacies -- Enabling closeness and compassion -- Domains of connectedness -- Applications -- Family resources -- Social resources from inner power -- Social resources offered by services -- Mobilizing communities -- Volunteer networks -- Croatian/Italian community clubs -- indigenous approach -- Applications to practice -- Barriers to social inclusive practice -- Social engagement -- Social assessment -- Facilitative meetings -- Looking ahead -- Where it fits -- Future opportunities -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Author index -- Subject index.
ISBN:
9780387726601
Format :
Book

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