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Addiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Nutt, David J.
By Nestor, Liam J.

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Addiction, second edition is a succint guide to the brain science underpinning substance addiction.

ISBN 9780198797746
Barcode 9780198797746
Published 13 September 2018 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
Series Oxford Psychiatry Library Series
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ISBN-13 9780198797746
ISBN-10 0198797745
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 13 September 2018
International Publication Date 30 August 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 2nd Revised edition
Edition 2nd Revised edition
Author(s) By Nutt, David J.
By Nestor, Liam J.
Series Oxford Psychiatry Library Series
Category Award Winning
Pharmacology
Psychiatry
Addiction & Therapy
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 143mm
Height: 217mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 206g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Substance abuse, Substance abuse - Treatment
NBS Text Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 616.86
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

Substance addiction is a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by a compulsion to take a substance despite potential consequences. Addiction, second edition offers a clear and succinct overview of the brain science underpinning substance addiction. Focusing on the nature of addiction as a brain disorder, this resource discusses a range of different behavioural traits such as impulsivity and reward dependence, and looks at the
critical role of kinetic and pharmacological factors.All chapters have been fully updated to provide readers with a quick-reference guide to the latest research on pharmacological and
non-pharmacological treatments for addition, and feature helpful key points and further reading sources. In addition, two new chapters on nicotine addiction and appetite hormones have been added to ensure the reader is kept abreast of the most recent discussions in the field of research.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Shortlisted for the Psychiatry category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2019.
NZ Review Well-written and concise text about addiction ... This is a good introduction to complex subject matter. * BMA reviewing panel, BMA Medical Book Awards 2019 *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

David J. Nutt is currently the Edmond J. Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology and director of the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit in the Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London. Liam J. Nestor is currently a Research Fellow at the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit in the Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London.

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