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Published: 22 September 2016

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780198727224

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Highly Commended in the Public Health category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2017.

Addiction and Choice

Rethinking the relationship

Edited by Nick Heather and Gabriel Segal

  • Provides cutting-edge theory and research on addiction, giving the reader an insight into a profound change that is happening in the addictions field
  • Chapter authors include some of the best minds on the planet in the addictions field, hence readers will be stimulated by brilliantly original and authoritative ideas on addiction
  • Provides a multidisciplinary perspective from philosophy, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology and the law, demonstrating to readers how diverse positions from varying academic and scientific disciplines can cohere to form a radically new perspective on addiction.
  • Analyses and criticises basic assumptions about addiction, resulting in a book that will invite the reader to think about the fundamental questions of addiction

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