Addiction: Evolution of a Specialist Field
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Over recent years the study of addiction has moved from being a fragmented and under-developed area of science to become a forefront subject with its own identity. This book describes that fascinating process of evolution through a series of probing face-to-face interviews with the international scientists and other actors in the field who helped make the process happen.
- Unique in-depth interviews with 30 influential figures who have shaped modern addiction science.
- Ten commentaries from leading contemporary experts interpret this material by section.
- Recent history as base for future research planning and policy development