ROUTLEDGE BOOK SYMPOSIUM AT NDSAG ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2022
July 4, 2022
The ATN book (Evaluating the Brain Disease Model of Addiction) was the centerpiece for a symposium held at the Annual Conference of the New directions in the Study of Alcohol Group at London South Bank University on 9th June 2022. Chaired by one of the book’s editors, Matt Field, and introduced by another, Nick Heather, […]
Is addiction science undergoing a paradigm shift?
November 22, 2021
By Nick Heather PhDDepartment of Psychology, Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Northumbria University, UK In this post I assume that a radical transformation is currently occurring in addiction science and suggest the possibility that this might been seen as a Kuhnian ‘paradigm shift’. The puzzle of addiction is that people labelled as addicts persist […]