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Theory of addiction / Robert West and Jamie Brown, University College London.

By: West, Robert, 1955-.
Contributor(s): Brown, Jamie, 1984- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell/Addiction Press, 2014Edition: 02nd ed.Description: x, 263 p. ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470674215 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Drug abuse | Compulsive behaviorAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Theory of addictionDDC classification: 616.86
Contents:
Introduction: journey to the centre of addiction -- Definition, theory and observation -- Beginning the journey: addiction as choice -- Choice is not enough: the concepts of impulse and self-control -- Addiction, habit and instrumental learning -- Addiction in populations, and comprehensive theories -- Development of a comprehensive theory -- A synthetic theory of motivation -- A theory of addiction. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: journey to the centre of addiction -- Definition, theory and observation -- Beginning the journey: addiction as choice -- Choice is not enough: the concepts of impulse and self-control -- Addiction, habit and instrumental learning -- Addiction in populations, and comprehensive theories -- Development of a comprehensive theory -- A synthetic theory of motivation -- A theory of addiction.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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