Addiction: A biopsychosocial perspective

Addiction: A biopsychosocial perspective

By: Chris Chandler (author), Anita Andrews (author)Paperback

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Addiction: A biopsychosocial perspective provides students with an evidence-based approach to addiction whilst covering a broad range of topics, critical perspectives and influential theories in addiction. With chapters discussing key theories, psychological, biological and societal aspects of addiction, this is a highly accessible and essential resource for students and researchers that: Offers an evidence-based discussion of addiction Addresses the neuroscience and psychology of addiction Provides a critical account of the science and research in addiction Includes chapter overviews and summaries, learning aims and case studies to help students in their study


Chapter 1: Addiction defined Chapter 2: Psychopharmacology of addictive substances Chapter 3: Biological Theories of addiction Chapter 4: Genetics of addiction Chapter 5: Psychological Theories of addiction Chapter 6: Pharmacotherapy for addiction Chapter 7: Psychological Treatments Chapter 8: Non Substance addictions: Gambling Chapter 9: Society, Policy, Law and Ethics

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  • ISBN13: 9781849208017
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781849208017
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 1849208018

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