A biopsychosocial perspective
- Chris Chandler - London Metropolitan University, UK
- Anita Andrews - London Metropolitan University, UK
Addiction: A biopsychosocial perspective provides students with an evidence-based approach to addiction whilst covering a broad range of topics, critical perspectives and influential theories in addiction. With chapters discussing key theories, psychological, biological and societal aspects of addiction, this is a highly accessible and essential resource for students and researchers that:
- Offers an evidence-based discussion of addiction
- Addresses the neuroscience and psychology of addiction
- Provides a critical account of the science and research in addiction
- Includes chapter overviews and summaries, learning aims and case studies to help students in their study
An excellent insight into the complex nature of addiction, yet presented in a usable format for undergraduate study
A comprehensive review of addiction containing a number of relevant perspectives.
A comprehensive and welcomed overview of the nature and aetiology of addiction.
Added to both pre-and post registration reading lists as "recommended"
This is a great book covering all addictions , this will enable learners to understand signs , symptoms and reghabilitation processes.
This is an accessible book which takes complex subjects and breaks them down into manageable chunks, and would allow students to dip into specific areas of interest with ease.
An excellent up to date resource for Applied Psychology students. I have adopted into my reading list.