Excessive Appetites by Jim Orford
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Excessive Appetites
By Jim Orford

Excessive Appetites

A Psychological View of Addictions 2nd Revised edition

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Excessive Appetites by Jim Orford

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This eagerly awaited new edition of Excessive Appetites will offer you a complete and comprehensive revision of this classic text in the field of addictions. Covering a wide variety of different forms of addiction from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, through to gambling, eating and sex this book provides an up-to-date and authoritative account of core knowledge in this vital area. Comprehensive coverage, from the origins and processes of addiction right through to the ways in which people overcome their addictions, and the implications for interventions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471982319
ISBN-10: 0471982318
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 154mm x 26mm)
Pages: 420
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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