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Author Orford, Jim.

Title Excessive appetites : a psychological view of addictions / Jim Orford.

Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, England ; New York : Wiley, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.86 O67E    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xiii, 406 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-385) and indexes.
Contents Changing the Shape of the Field -- The Excessive Appetites -- Excessive Drinking -- Excessive Gambling -- Excessive Drug Taking -- Excessive Eating and Exercising -- Excessive Sexuality -- How Excess Develops -- Taking Up Appetitive Behaviour -- Personal Inclinations -- The Social Context -- Overcoming Restraint -- The Development of Strong Attachment -- Conflict and Its Consequences -- Overcoming Excess -- The Place of Expert Help -- Giving Up Excess -- Excessive Appetites: A Social-Behavioural-Cognitive-Moral Model.
Summary "In the years since its publication in the 1980s, Jim Orford's book has remained a key text in the field of addictions. This new edition is a complete and comprehensive revision, which provides an up-to-date and authoritative account of core knowledge in the field, for students, academics, professionals and trainees in psychology, psychiatry, social work and related health disciplines."--Jacket.
Subject Substance abuse.
Psychosexual disorders.
Gambling. (OCoLC)fst00937372
Psychosexual disorders. (OCoLC)fst01081707
Substance abuse. (OCoLC)fst01136767
Psychologische aspecten.
Behavior, Addictive -- psychology. (DNLM)D016739Q000523
Feeding and Eating Disorders -- psychology. (DNLM)D001068Q000523
Gambling -- psychology. (DNLM)D005715Q000523
Risk-Taking. (DNLM)D012309
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological -- psychology. (DNLM)D020018Q000523
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology. (DNLM)D019966Q000523
Other Form: Online version: Orford, Jim. Excessive appetites. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex, England ; New York : Wiley, 2001 (OCoLC)664617151
ISBN 0471982318 (pbk.)
9780471982319 (pbk.)
0471499471 (cloth)
9780471499473 (cloth)
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