Many of us, to some extent, cope with the difficulties and emotional pain of daily living by using food, alcohol, cigarettes, sleeping tablets or some other substance for comfort. However, if you feel that you have become dependent on one of these, you may need help to break the habit. This book will help boost the inner strength you need to quit, and teach you the skills and strategies that lead to success.
Windy Dryden is Professor of Counselling at Goldsmith's College, University of London. He is a prolific author and has written many self-help books for Sheldon Press. The most recent of these is Overcoming Procrastination (2000). Walter Matweychuk is a clinical psychologist with over ten years of experience. He lives in Philadelphia, USA