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

Imprint San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c2005.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Reference  R 016 OPP 2005    ---  Available
Description 189 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-185) and index.
Contents The internet is fueling addictions / Brian McCormick -- The threat of internet addiction is exaggerated / Jacob Sullum -- Nicotine addiction harms society / National Institute on Drug Abuse -- The addictive properties of nicotine are unproven / Dale M. Atrens -- Compulsive gambling is a national concern / Tom Grey -- The dangers of compulsive gambling are exaggerated / Steve Chapman -- Addiction is a brain disease / Alan I. Leshner -- Addiction is not a disease / Jeffrey A. Schaler -- Marijuana is a gateway to other addictive drugs / Kenneth M. Sunamoto -- Marijuana is not a getaway to other addictive drugs / Mitch Earleywine -- Genetic factors contribute to addiction / Ernest P. Noble -- Genetic and environmental factors contribute to addiction / Judy Shepps Battle -- Twelve-step programs are an effective treatment for addiction / 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 / I.E. Hawksworth -- Some problem drinkers can drink in moderation / Sally L. Satel -- Problem drinkers cannot drink in moderation / Mike Harden -- Internet gambling should be banned / Richard Blumenthal -- Internet gambling should not be banned / Fred E. Folkvary -- 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.
Subject Compulsive behavior -- United States.
Substance abuse -- United States.
Substance abuse -- Government policy -- United States.
Addicts -- United States.
Added Author Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-
ISBN 0737722169

 
    
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