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I purchased this book for a course within my grad school program.
This book was actually one of the most educational books I have gotten about addiction. Read more
This is an exceptionally useful resource describing various dependence syndromes and their treatments. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Leon Czikowsky
Good but disappointing
The neurobiology was clumsy and not clear despite the author's enormous experience
easy book to read, although not much information, mostly a personal history, probably there are more detailed books available on the marketPublished 22 months ago by Learning Princess
After being told by an expert in the field that I could not understand addiction as I was NOT an addict, I was looking for an EXPLANATION based on the best scientific work. Read morePublished on November 24, 2013 by mkh
Chosen for a student project to read up on the matter
Well balanced book with excellent overview over the whole process range.
Good set of definitions incorporated
This is a very good summary of the current understanding of the brain. I recommend it highly. A relative easy read for a difficult subject.Published on July 8, 2013 by Roger Himler
this book was required reading for my chemical dependency classes. it was hard reading but gave a lot of good information about how drugs effect the brain and how you think.Published on May 23, 2013 by Robert Gerard
I had this book for a class and I still look at it today for my papers in other classes!Published on March 8, 2013 by Jessica Stoops