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Author Davies, John Booth.

Title The myth of addiction / John Booth Davies
Edition Second edition
Published Australia : Harwood Academic Publishers, [1997]
©1997

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 MELB  616.860019 Dav/Moa 1997  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Attribution Theory: Explaining Explanation -- 2. Attribution Theory and Attributional Research -- 3. Volitional and Non-Volitional Explanations -- 4. Addiction, Withdrawals and Craving -- 5. Pharmacology and Compulsion -- 6. The Problem of 'Addictive Substances' -- 7. Disease as the Preferred Explanation for 'Badness' -- 8. The Nature of the Evidence: Methodological Problems -- 9. Attribution: A Dynamic Approach to How People Explain Their Actions -- 10. Functional Explanations for Drug Use -- 11. A Context for Drug Problems
Notes Previous ed. published in 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Attribution (Social psychology)
Drug abuse -- Etiology.
Drug addicts -- Psychology.
Self-control.
Substance abuse -- Psychology.
Opioid-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology.
ISBN 9057022370 (paperback)
905702246X