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Addiction: A Biopsychosocial Perspective

by Chris Chandler and Anita Singh SAGE Publications Ltd
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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