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Addiction: choice or compulsion?
(Frontiers Media, 2013-08-07)
Normative thinking about addiction has traditionally been divided between, on the one hand, a medical model which sees addiction as a disease characterized by compulsive and relapsing drug use over which the addict has ...
Addiction, compulsion, and weakness of the will: A dual-process perspective
(Oxford University Press, 2016)
How should addictive behavior be explained? In terms of neurobiological illness and compulsion, or as a choice made freely, even rationally, in the face of harmful social or psychological circumstances? Some of the ...
Providing free heroin to addicts participating in research - ethical concerns and the question of voluntariness
(Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2014)
Providing heroin to people with heroin addiction taking part in medical trials assessing the effectiveness of the drug as a treatment alternative breaches ethical research standards, some ethicists maintain. Heroin ...
Addiction, Voluntary Choice, and Informed Consent: A Reply to Uusitalo and Broers
In an earlier article in this journal I argued that the question of whether heroin addicts can give voluntary consent to take part in research which involves giving them a choice of free heroin does not – in contrast with ...