Addiction: A Philosophical Perspective by C. Shelby

By C. Shelby

Addiction argues that dependancy might be understood no longer as a illness yet as a phenomenon that has to be understood on many degrees right away. applying a posh dynamic platforms procedure and philosophical method, Shelby explains dependancy as an irreducible neurobiological, mental, developmental, environmental, and sociological phenomenon.

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