Addictions: From Pathophysiology to Treatment
by David Belin (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 486
Addiction, increasingly perceived as a heterogeneous brain disorder, is one of the most peculiar psychiatric pathologies in that its management involves various, often non-overlapping, resources from the biological, psychological, medical, economical, social, and legal realms.
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