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ATN Webinar: The Puzzle of Addiction

Featuring:  Hanna Pickard When? 14/11/2022; 1530-1700 Edinburgh; 1630-1800 Berlin 1030-1200 NYC; 0730-0900 Vancouver The free event will be held via MS Teams.  Those interested in attending must register via Microsoft Teams. Please forward this advertisement to interested colleagues and friends. Event description:  In a recent ATN webinar, Bruce Alexander threw down a gauntlet. He complained, quite […]

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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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