Books tagged: addiction psychology

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Beating Addiction
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category:
The current model to explain addiction suggests that addiction begins with the basic pleasure and reward circuits in the brain, which involve the chemical dopamine. These reward centers are designed to activate during pleasurable acts such as eating. Whenever ingesting a substance causes these reward circuits to activate, addiction and dependence is possible. However, addictive behaviors that are
Quitting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a phenomenal piece of fiction. It can be jarring at times but it is worth it. He takes you to a dangerous and perplexing place where you really don't want to go and certainly have no interest in staying. Yet, when you are finished the book, you treasure the journey. I saw the book and thought a book about an Economist couldn't possibly be interesting. I could not have been more wrong.
Knowing Your Addiction Breaking Bad Intimacy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
This book is a psychological investigation into the relationship between addiction and intimacy, employing an Attachment and Object Relations theoretical perspectives. The hypothesis of this book is that certain early childhood attachment experience is translated in adolescence as a propensity for addiction or the capacity for intimacy.