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The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior

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About the Course:

Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. The Addictive Personality has helped people understand the process of addiction. It brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict. Nakken covers genetic factors tied to addiction, cultural influence on addictive behavior, the progressive nature of the disease, and steps to a successful recovery.

This course is based on the book, The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior created by Craig Nakken in 0.

Publication Date:

2009

Course Material Author

Craig Nakken

Craig Nakken is an author, lecturer, trainer, and family therapist specializing in the treatment of addiction. He presently has a private therapy practice in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about the addictive personality and the process of addiction.

Course Objectives:

  1. be able to identify factors necessary for recovery from addiction

  2. become familiar with the common denominators of all addictions

  3. develop a deeper understanding of the addictive personality

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

4 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

4 credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

4 ce credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

4 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

4 credit hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 7010
4 credit hours
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