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ERIC Number: EJ353560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Chemical Abuse as a Quest for Psychological Wellbeing.
Hosen, Ron
Psychology: A Quarterly Journal of Human Behavior, v23 n4 p32-47 1986
Provides a comprehensive model of individual choice that has particular relevance to drug abuse and addiction. The model utilizes psychological cost and benefit concepts embodied in hedonic calculus. Examines implications for chemical abuse therapy, emphasizing the focus on assisting the recovering abuser to achieve a sustainable and predictable surplus of pleasure over pain. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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