Peter Collins is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Centre for the Study of Gambling at the University of Salford, U.K.
Books by this Editor
The image of the addict in popular culture combines victimhood and moral failure; we sympathize with addicts in films and novels because of their suffering and their hard-won knowledge. And yet actual scientific knowledge about addiction tends to undermine this cultural construct. In What Is Addiction?, leading addiction researchers from neuroscience, psychology, genetics, philosophy, economics,...