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Author Pence, Gregory E., author.

Title Overcoming addiction : seven imperfect solutions and the end of America's greatest epidemic / Gregory E. Pence.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.29 PEN    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  362.29 PENCE    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Leading bioethicist Gregory Pence demystifies seven foundational theories of addiction to reveal how they must work together to build more comprehensive solutions. Concerned citizens, individuals suffering from addiction, their families, and those who devote their lives to fighting addiction will find this new perspective a hopeful call to arms"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents America's unsolved epidemic -- What are we getting wrong? -- Follow the money -- A medical disease -- Chemicals and electrical impulses -- Poor choices -- Avoiding the worst outcomes -- Written in the DNA -- Bad ways of coping -- Beyond the individual -- The seven approaches and super pot -- Ten insights for fighting our epidemics.
Subject Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology. (DNLM)D019966Q000523
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy. (DNLM)D019966Q000628
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers -- ethics. (DNLM)D016320Q000941
Addiction Medicine -- ethics. (DNLM)D000073316Q000941
Choice Behavior -- ethics. (DNLM)D002755Q000941
Bioethical Issues. (DNLM)D026688
Models, Theoretical. (DNLM)D008962
United States. (DNLM)D014481
Substance abuse -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst01136830
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Other Form: Online version: Pence, Gregory E., 1948- Overcoming addiction Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, [2020] 9781538135044 (DLC) 2019042443
ISBN 9781538135037 (hardcover alkaline paper)
1538135035 (hardcover alkaline paper)
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