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By Jeffrey Poland and George Graham (eds)

Addictive habit threatens not only the addict's happiness and future health but additionally the welfare and health and wellbeing of others. It represents a lack of strength of will and a number of different cognitive impairments and behavioral deficits. An addict might say, "I couldn’t support myself." yet questions come up: are we liable for our addictions? And what duties do others need to aid us? This quantity bargains a number of views on habit and accountability and the way the 2 are sure jointly. exceptional contributors—from theorists to clinicians, from neuroscientists and psychologists to philosophers and criminal scholars—discuss those questions in essays utilizing various conceptual and investigative instruments.

Some members supply versions of addiction-related phenomena, together with theories of incentive sensitization, ego-depletion, and pathological impact; others tackle such conventional philosophical questions as unfastened will and organisation, mind-body, and different minds. essays, written by way of students who have been themselves addicts, try to combine first-person phenomenological bills with the third-person point of view of the sciences. members distinguish between ethical accountability, obligation, and the moral accountability of clinicians and researchers. Taken jointly, the essays provide a forceful argument that we won't totally comprehend dependancy if we don't additionally comprehend accountability.

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