Books tagged: addiction psychology

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Knowing Your Addiction Breaking Bad Intimacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: 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.
Quitting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Fiction » Biographical
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.
My Final Quit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Final Quit is the friend who understands how hard it is to quit. Told with raw emotion and humor, Pam Young shares her journal from first toke to last and the realization that busting her addiction was really her soul’s journey to discover her Self. Written for both smokers and non-smokers, My Final Quit offers invaluable insights, useful tools, and great encouragement.
Beating Addiction
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories:
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