Excessive appetites: a psychological view of addictions
A comprehensive monograph that examines a whole range of addictive behaviors and how they relate to the developmental process. Emphasizing social psychological processes, it also considers the role of biological factors in addiction. Covers drinking, drug-taking, eating, gambling and sexuality. Analyzes how such behaviours are taken up, how they become difficult and hard to control and, finally, the processes involved in change.
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Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Three Excessive Gambling
Chapter Four Excessive DrugTaking
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