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The Resource Addiction : opposing viewpoints, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Addiction : opposing viewpoints, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Label
Addiction : opposing viewpoints
Title
Addiction
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Authors in this newly updated anthology debate controversies surrounding the concept of addiction, including what behaviors should be considered addictive, what causes addiction, what treatments are most effective, and whether the government should intervene to reduce the costs associated with addiction
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.29
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4998
LC item number
.A32 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Substance abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • Addicts
Label
Addiction : opposing viewpoints, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dale M. Atrens
  • Compulsive gambling is a national concern
  • Tom Grey
  • The dangers of compulsive gambling are exaggerated
  • Steve Chapman.
  • What factors contribute to addiction?
  • Addiction is a brain disease
  • Alan I. Leshner
  • Addiction is not a disease
  • Jeffrey A. Schaler
  • Is addiction a serious problem?
  • Marijuana is a gateway to other addictive drugs
  • Kenneth M. Sunamoto
  • Marijuana is not a gateway to other addictive drugs
  • Mitch Earleywine
  • Genetic factors contribute to addiction
  • Ernest P. Noble
  • Genetic and environmental factors contribute to addiction
  • Judy Shepps Battle.
  • What are the most effective treatments for addiction?
  • Twelve-step programs are an effective treatment for addiction
  • The Internet is fueling addictions
  • Krista Conger
  • Twelve-step programs are inadequate to treat addiction
  • Maia Szalavitz
  • Spirituality can help those trying to recover from addiction
  • National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
  • The importance of spirituality in addiction recovery is exaggerated
  • Kevin Courcey
  • Methadone maintenance is an effective treatment for heroin addiction
  • Sharon Stancliff
  • Methadone maintenance programs are abused by heroin addicts
  • Brian McCormick
  • I.E. Hawksworth
  • Some problem drinkers can drink in moderation
  • Sally L. Satel
  • Problem drinkers cannot drink in moderation
  • Mike Harden.
  • How should the government deal with addiction?
  • Internet gambling should be banned
  • Richard Blumenthal
  • Internet gambling should not be banned
  • Fred E. Foldvary
  • The threat of Internet addiction is exaggerated
  • Drug laws decrease addiction
  • John P. Walters
  • Drug laws increase addiction
  • Adam Gifford
  • Regulating alcohol advertising will reduce alcohol abuse
  • Jean Kilbourne
  • Regulating alcohol advertising will not reduce alcohol abuse
  • Advertising Association
  • Jacob Sullum
  • Nicotine addiction harms society
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • The addictive properties of nicotine are unproven
Control code
ocm53483535
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9780737722178
Lccn
2003067520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1233877
System control number
(OCoLC)53483535
Label
Addiction : opposing viewpoints, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dale M. Atrens
  • Compulsive gambling is a national concern
  • Tom Grey
  • The dangers of compulsive gambling are exaggerated
  • Steve Chapman.
  • What factors contribute to addiction?
  • Addiction is a brain disease
  • Alan I. Leshner
  • Addiction is not a disease
  • Jeffrey A. Schaler
  • Is addiction a serious problem?
  • Marijuana is a gateway to other addictive drugs
  • Kenneth M. Sunamoto
  • Marijuana is not a gateway to other addictive drugs
  • Mitch Earleywine
  • Genetic factors contribute to addiction
  • Ernest P. Noble
  • Genetic and environmental factors contribute to addiction
  • Judy Shepps Battle.
  • What are the most effective treatments for addiction?
  • Twelve-step programs are an effective treatment for addiction
  • The Internet is fueling addictions
  • Krista Conger
  • Twelve-step programs are inadequate to treat addiction
  • Maia Szalavitz
  • Spirituality can help those trying to recover from addiction
  • National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
  • The importance of spirituality in addiction recovery is exaggerated
  • Kevin Courcey
  • Methadone maintenance is an effective treatment for heroin addiction
  • Sharon Stancliff
  • Methadone maintenance programs are abused by heroin addicts
  • Brian McCormick
  • I.E. Hawksworth
  • Some problem drinkers can drink in moderation
  • Sally L. Satel
  • Problem drinkers cannot drink in moderation
  • Mike Harden.
  • How should the government deal with addiction?
  • Internet gambling should be banned
  • Richard Blumenthal
  • Internet gambling should not be banned
  • Fred E. Foldvary
  • The threat of Internet addiction is exaggerated
  • Drug laws decrease addiction
  • John P. Walters
  • Drug laws increase addiction
  • Adam Gifford
  • Regulating alcohol advertising will reduce alcohol abuse
  • Jean Kilbourne
  • Regulating alcohol advertising will not reduce alcohol abuse
  • Advertising Association
  • Jacob Sullum
  • Nicotine addiction harms society
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • The addictive properties of nicotine are unproven
Control code
ocm53483535
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9780737722178
Lccn
2003067520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1233877
System control number
(OCoLC)53483535

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