Addiction: Evolution of a Specialist Field
Copyright © 2002 Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and Other Drugs
Editor(s): Griffith Edwards
Published Online: 21 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9780632059768
Online ISBN: 9780470776087
About this Book
Over recent years the study of addiction has moved from being a fragmented and under-developed area of science to become a forefront subject with its own identity. This book describes that fascinating process of evolution through a series of probing face-to-face interviews with the international scientists and other actors in the field who helped make the process happen.
- Unique in-depth interviews with 30 influential figures who have shaped modern addiction science.
- Ten commentaries from leading contemporary experts interpret this material by section.
- Recent history as base for future research planning and policy development