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ATN Webinar: Addiction and the Brain - Knowledge, Beliefs and Ethical Considerations

Featuring:  Matilda Hellman, Michael Egerer, Syaron Basnet, & Doris Ochterbeck When: 13 June 2022 Full webinar now available at: Addiction and the Brain - Knowledge, Beliefs and Ethical Considerations Please forward this advertisement to interested colleagues and friends. Event description:  This ATN webinar interrogates the consequences of brain-centric explanations of addiction and how these shape our […]

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ATN Webinar: Finding the meaning of addiction - Is it in the eye of the beholder?

Featuring:  Stanton Peele When: 17 May 2022 Full webinar video now available at: ATN Webinar Stanton Peele Finding the meaning of addiction Is it in the eye of the beholder? Event description:  This Addiction Theory Network webinar interrogates ways in which addictive beliefs and behaviour are inextricably connected to individual and cultural meanings, especially with regards […]

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BDMA Book Abstracts
Chapter 06 Is addiction a brain disease?  The incentive-sensitization view

Abstract Where does normal brain function end and pathology begin? The line can be hard to discern.  That difficulty makes disease a tricky word for talking about any psychological condition.  Yet disease still may be an appropriate label for psychological conditions that have extreme features with deleterious consequences.  A number of voices have recently argued […]

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BDMA Book Abstracts
Chapter 01 Introduction to Section 1

Abstract Section I of the book comprises six chapters, four of which are reprinted from peer-reviewed journals because these are important works that characterize the BDMA and the neuroscientific basis of addiction. Chapters 2 and 3 are written by, respectively, the former and current directors of NIDA and each outlines a clear articulation of the […]

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Webinar: Retiring the Brain Disease Model of Addiction. And Then What?

ATN Webinar: Retiring the Brain Disease Model of Addiction. And Then What? Featuring:  Bruce K. Alexander When? 19/04/2022; 1600-1730 Edinburgh; 0800 Vancouver; 1100 New York; 1700 Paris Update: Full webinar video now available at ATN Webinar featuring Bruce Alexander Retiring the Brain Disease Model of Addiction BDMA And Then The free event will be held via […]

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