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  • The Biology of Desireby Marc Lewis

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 20.99

    Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the 'disease model' of addiction is wrong, and illuminates the path to recovery. The psychiatric establishment and rehab industry in the Western world have branded addiction a brain disease, based on evidence that brains... more...

  • The Biology of Desireby Marc Lewis

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99

    The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded addiction a brain disease. And the idea that an addict has an incurable illness, as opposed to a contemptible moral weakness, has served an historically important role in changing how addiction is understood, researched, and treated throughout the world. But as renowned... more...

  • Shaping Global Health Policyby Alexandra Kaasch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems. It highlights the importance of considering health policies across multiple scales. more...

  • Clearing the Hazeby M.D. Christian Thurstone; Christine Tatum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    Clearing the Haze shows parents the warning signs of teen addiction, and offers information about prevention methods and treatment options. Offering firsthand accounts from former addicts, parents, and professionals, this work highlights the problems of teen addiction and provides guidance for those affected. more...

  • The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicineby Darius Rastegar; Michael Fingerhood

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 67.99

    The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine is a practical, evidence-based guide to the identification and treatment of substance use disorders. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, it begins with screening and brief intervention and an overview of treatment. This is followed... more...

  • Rethinking Excessive Habits and Addictive Behaviorsby Tony Bevacqua

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    Breaking new ground, Tony Bevacqua asks us to rethink the way we talk about and treat addictive behaviors. By examining our outdated notions about "addiction," Bevacqua offers an alternative perspective to the conventional one-size-fits-all mind-set. more...

  • After Perfectby Christina McDowell

    Random House Australia 2015; US$ 23.20

    The other side of The Wolf of Wall Street story, by a daughter whose father destroyed his family. Christina McDowell's unflinching memoir is a brutally honest, cautionary tale about one family's destruction in the wake of the Wall Street implosion. Christina McDowell had to change her name to be legally extricated from the trail of chaos... more...

  • Über den Tod verfügenby Celia Spoden

    transcript 2015; US$ 36.36

    aie japanische Debatte zu Patientenverfügungen ist eng mit den Entwicklungen in den USA und Europa verknüpft. Sie wird unter juristischen, medizinischen oder philosophischen Gesichtspunkten geführt - die Perspektive derjenigen aber, die eine Patientenverfügung verfasst haben, bleibt dabei häufig unberücksichtigt. Celia Spoden füllt diese Forschungslücke... more...

  • Neuroimaging and Psychosocial Addiction Treatmentby Sarah W. Feldstein Ewing; Katie Witkiewitz; Francesca M. Filbey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Using an innovative translational approach between the work of experimental scientists and clinical practitioners this book addresses the current, modest, understanding of how and why addiction treatment works. Through bridging this gap it provides a critical insight into why people react as they do in the context of addiction treatment. more...

  • Blackoutby Sarah Hepola

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    'READ THIS BOOK... IT WILL MAKE YOU CRY. BUT IT WILL ALSO MAKE YOU LAUGH OUT LOUD... A TOUR DE FORCE' Huffington Post A raw, vivid and ultimately uplifting memoir of addiction and recovery from the Salon.com personal essays editor, in the spirit of Drinking: A Love Story and Wild . For Sarah Hepola, alcohol was 'the gasoline of all... more...