Addictions / Edition 2

Addictions / Edition 2

by Maree Teesson, Wayne Hall, Heather Proudfoot, Louisa Degenhardt
     
 

The first edition of Addictions established itself as a valuable resource for students and professionals alike. This authoritative new edition builds on the success of the previous book, incorporating advances in research and practice over the last ten years.

The book includes material on:

  • the nature of addiction and who becomes addicted

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Overview

The first edition of Addictions established itself as a valuable resource for students and professionals alike. This authoritative new edition builds on the success of the previous book, incorporating advances in research and practice over the last ten years.

The book includes material on:

  • the nature of addiction and who becomes addicted
  • health consequences of alcohol and other drug dependence
  • theories and causes of addiction.

The authors, experts in the field, also include new material on the controversy surrounding the possible positive effects of alcohol and cannabis use, the increased risk of interpersonal violence, and new research on theories of addiction.

Addictions will be essential reading for students, professionals and researchers seeking state of the art information about this rapidly growing field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415583008
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Series:
Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

The Nature of Addiction. Who Becomes Addicted? The Health Consequences of Alcohol and Other Drug Use and Dependence. Theories of Addiction: Causes and Maintenance of Addiction. Alcohol. Nicotine. Cannabis. Opioids. Psychostimulants: Cocaine, Amphetamines and Ecstasy. Addiction: Looking Ahead.

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