Dr Georgios (Giorgos) Piperopoulos studied sociology and psychology at American, German and Austrian Universities receiving his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees; taught for over five decades at several American, European and Greek Universities at both undergraduate and postgraduat
Dr Anastasia-Natasha Piperopoulou (co-author of this book) received a B.Sc. (Honours) in Psychology and a M.Sc. in Health Psychology from the University of Surrey in the UK and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Panteion University in Athens, Greece where she achieved the highest distinction score
This book constitutes a uniquely innovative and contemporary presentation of the major substance and behavioral addictions. From alcohol and substance use disorders, gambling-gaming-internet and tobacco dependencies, the authors provide a synthesis of historical data, empirical and theoretical underpinnings to make an important contribution to the understanding and study of addiction. The book will not only enrich the reading lists of High School, College and University students of addiction but is also designed to be of use to anyone interested in learning more about addictions in an easy to follow and engaging style.