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By Robert J Kus

This e-book presents chemical dependency clinicians a sampling of the paintings being performed within the fields of homosexual and lesbian chemical dependency to permit clinicians to supply greater deal with their homosexual and lesbian clients.

After an summary of seven study reviews which learn the occurrence of alcoholism and/or chemical dependency in homosexual and lesbian individuals, the contributing authors discover the distinctive matters of improving homosexual and lesbian addicts.

Chapters concentration not just on matters within the fields of homosexual and lesbian chemical dependency yet how clinicians can use this data to higher take care of their homosexual and lesbian consumers.

Readers will locate new details on:

  • operating with HIV confident persons
  • homophobia as a severe root in chemically based gays and lesbians
  • optimistic adjustments for dysfunctional relationships universal with gays and lesbians
  • spirituality in homosexual and lesbian communities
  • the precise wishes of the agricultural gay/lesbian client
  • homosexual men’s teams in AA
  • a retrospective of NALGAP
  • assets and referrals for chemically based homosexual and lesbian persons

    Addiction and restoration in homosexual and Lesbian people assists social staff and different assisting execs operating with chemically based consumers research extra approximately tips on how to competently deal with them. homosexual and lesbian people recuperating from a chemical habit also will locate this booklet enlightening.

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