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The Resource Biology of desire : why addiction is not a disease, Marc Lewis

Biology of desire : why addiction is not a disease, Marc Lewis

Label
Biology of desire : why addiction is not a disease
Title
Biology of desire
Title remainder
why addiction is not a disease
Statement of responsibility
Marc Lewis
Title variation
Why addiction is not a disease
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Neuroscientist Lewis (Memoirs of an Addicted Brain) presents a strong argument against the disease model of addiction, which is currently predominant in medicine and popular culture alike, and bolsters it with informative and engaging narratives of addicts' lives ... Even when presenting more technical information, Lewis shows a keen ability to put a human face on the most groundbreaking research into addiction. Likewise, he manages to make complex findings and theories both comprehensible and interesting... This book, written with hopeful sincerity, will intrigue both those who accept its thesis and those who do not"--
Assigning source
Publishers Weekly
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Lewis, Marc D
Dewey number
616.86/03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC564
LC item number
.L493 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Substance abuse
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Addicts
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug addicts
  • Neurosciences
  • Addicts
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug addicts
  • Neurosciences
  • Substance abuse
Label
Biology of desire : why addiction is not a disease, Marc Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining addiction : a battleground of opinions -- A brain designed for addiction -- When craving comes to power : Natalie's story -- The tunnel of attention : Brian's romance with meth -- Donna's secret identity -- Johnny needs a drink -- Nothing for Alice : the double-edged sword of self-control -- Biology, biography, and addiction -- Developing beyond addiction
Control code
ocn935988311
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 238 pages
Isbn
9781610397124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Biology of desire : why addiction is not a disease, Marc Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Defining addiction : a battleground of opinions -- A brain designed for addiction -- When craving comes to power : Natalie's story -- The tunnel of attention : Brian's romance with meth -- Donna's secret identity -- Johnny needs a drink -- Nothing for Alice : the double-edged sword of self-control -- Biology, biography, and addiction -- Developing beyond addiction
Control code
ocn935988311
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 238 pages
Isbn
9781610397124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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