An up-to-date guide to the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of addictions.
Whether it’s to caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol, many of us suffer from at least one addiction. Carlton K. Erickson presents a comprehensive overview of the various types of addictions—covering both substance and nonsubstance addictions such as gambling, Internet use, and video games—and their diagnosis and treatment.
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About the Author:
Carlton K. Erickson, Ph.D. is a distinguished Professor of Pharmacology/Toxicology and Director of the Addiction Science Research and Education Center in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin. He has received the Nelson J. Bradley Award for Lifetime Achievement, given by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).