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Psychology of Addiction, The

Synopsis
Looks at the contribution psychology makes to the understanding of addiction. Uses heroin addiction as its example within the work of Merseyside’s drug dependency clinics. Considers both a chemical explanation of the craving for heroin and a socio-environmental explanation.
Series
Introduction to Psychology, Course Dse202
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Off-air recording licence
Sale; 2000 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Psychology
Keywords
behavioural psychology; drug abuse; heroin; substance abuse

Credits

Producer
Hugh Phillips

Production Company

Name

BBC Open University Productions

Distributor

Name

Open University Worldwide

Web
http://www.ouw.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 1908 274066
Address
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Notes
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