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Routledge Library Editions: Addictions


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This brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of six previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1980 and 1995. The set covers a variety of perspectives and looks at a range of addictions including alcoholism, drug abuse and gambling.

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Addiction and Brain Damage

Addiction and Brain Damage

1st Edition

Derek Richter
September 18, 2018

Originally published in 1980, recent research had produced new insights into how, at the biochemical level, alcohol and other drugs of abuse can impair metabolic and neuropsychiatric functions. Epidemiological studies were also demonstrating that even moderate drinking or drug abuse can produce ...

Aspects of Psychopharmacology

Aspects of Psychopharmacology

1st Edition

David J. Sanger, Derek E. Blackman
September 18, 2018

The study of drug effects on behaviour and psychological processes has a long history. Developments in the decade prior to first publication had been based on a more adequate synthesis than hitherto of psychology and pharmacology, and as a result great progress was made in establishing ...

Double Jeopardy Chronic Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Double Jeopardy Chronic Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

1st Edition

Anthony F. Lehman, Lisa Dixon
September 18, 2018

Originally published in 1995, this title provides a practical examination of the problems of substance abuse and abuse among persons with chronic mental disorders. Epidemiologic, diagnostic, and treatment issues are examined, as well as the problems of special populations and systems issues. This ...

Paradoxes of Gambling Behaviour

Paradoxes of Gambling Behaviour

1st Edition

Willem A. Wagenaar
September 18, 2018

Why does a large proportion of the population engage in some form of gambling, although they know they are most likely to lose, and that the gambling industry makes huge profits? Do gamblers simply accept their losses as fate, or do they believe that they will be able to overcome the negative odds ...

Psychosocial Constructs of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Psychosocial Constructs of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

1st Edition

Barry Stimmel
September 18, 2018

Originally published in 1983, in an attempt to provide a broader knowledge base to aid both treatment and prevention, experts examine topics such as the need for an holistic approach to therapy, sexual functioning, drug abusing youths in inner city neighbourhoods, the role of the family, and much ...

The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour

The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour

1st Edition

Ilana Belle Glass
September 18, 2018

International in its scope and multidisciplinary in its approach, The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour, originally published in 1991, set a new agenda in the addictions field. This volume brings together the full variety of scientific approaches to addiction behaviour. It broke new ...

Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

Routledge Library Editions: Addictions

1st Edition

Various
September 20, 2016

Routledge Library Editions: Addictions brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of six previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1980 and 1995. The set covers a variety of perspectives and looks at a range of addictions including alcoholism, drug abuse ...

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