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The psychology of addiction

The psychology of addiction


by Jenny Svanberg
15th March, 2018

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When does a harmless habit become an addition? Why do only some of us get addicted? What can make recovery possible?

The Psychology of Addiction is a fascinating introduction to the psychological issues surrounding addiction and the impact they have on social policy, recovery and an addict's everyday life. The book focuses on drug and alcohol addiction and tackles topics such as whether drug use always leads to addiction and the importance of social networks to recovery. It also looks at how people can become addicted to activities like gambling, gaming and sex.

In a society that still stigmatises addiction The Psychology of Addiction emphasises the importance of compassion, and provides a sensitive insight to anyone with experience of addiction.

Details & Specs

Series: The psychology of everything


Author: Jenny Svanberg


Publisher: Routledge


Format: Paperback


ISBN: 9781138207288


Publication Date: 15th March, 2018


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm


Notes: illustrations (black and white).


Availability: Available, print on demand, usually dispatched within 7 to 10 days


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