Addictions: Elements, History, Treatments, and Research

by
Frances R. Frankenburg MDeditor

Frances R. Frankenburg, MD, is professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She is author of several books, including Brain Robbers: How Alcohol, Cocaine, Nicotine, and Opiates Have Changed Human History.

Addictions: Elements, History, Treatments, and Research

20190930

Praeger

Pages 280
Topics Alcoholism;Behavioral Addictions;Brain Pathways;Cannabis Legislation;Dopamine;Gambling and the Internet;Hallucinogens and Psychotherapy;Inhalants;Medication Assisted Therapy;Neuroplasticity;Opioid Epidemic;Relapse/Recovery;Sedative/Hypnotic Dependence

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Addictions: Elements, History, Treatments, and Research

Author(s): Frances R. Frankenburg
Contributors: Frankenburg, Frances;
Abstract:

This book offers an accessible and comprehensive yet compact description of various forms of addiction, a disorder suffered by one in every 10 people in the United States.


• Addresses history, signs/symptoms, incidence, personal, familial, societal, and economic effects

• Chapters include case studies and emerging research

• Features a glossary for easy explanations of terms

• Includes a further reading list for more information

Editor(s): Frankenburg, Frances;
SortTitle: addictions: elements, history, treatments, and research
Keyword(s): Alcoholism; Behavioral Addictions; Brain Pathways; Cannabis Legislation; Dopamine; Gambling and the Internet; Hallucinogens and Psychotherapy; Inhalants; Medication Assisted Therapy; Neuroplasticity; Opioid Epidemic; Relapse/Recovery; Sedative/Hypnotic Dependence
Author Info:
Frances R. Frankenburg MDeditor

Frances R. Frankenburg, MD, is professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She is author of several books, including Brain Robbers: How Alcohol, Cocaine, Nicotine, and Opiates Have Changed Human History.

eISBN-13: 9781440863400
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440863394
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 280
Publication Date: 20190930
Series: Health and Psychology Sourcebooks