Understanding Nicotine and Tobacco Addiction. Edited by Gregory Bock & Jamie Goode. John Wiley & Sons. 2006. 284pp. £80.00 (hb). ISBN 0470016574

Paul Aveyard
2007 British Journal of Psychiatry  
A small quibble (and only that) is that A small quibble (and only that) is that despite the comprehensive summaries despite the comprehensive summaries throughout, I missed a satisfying concluding throughout, I missed a satisfying concluding chapter which might have drawn together chapter which might have drawn together the excellent material of the preceding chap-the excellent material of the preceding chapters. The volume ends abruptly following the ters. The volume ends abruptly following
more » ... chapter on old age, and, as a reader, I felt the chapter on old age, and, as a reader, I felt the need for a eulogy. need for a eulogy. Nevertheless, I unequivocally recom-Nevertheless, I unequivocally recommend this book. It makes an ambitious con-mend this book. It makes an ambitious contribution to our understanding of gender tribution to our understanding of gender disparity within the field of women's men-disparity within the field of women's mental well-being, effectively collating current tal well-being, effectively collating current disparate information into a coherent inte-disparate information into a coherent integrative overview. The result is a collection grative overview. The result is a collection of meaty essays which should comprehen-of meaty essays which should comprehensively satisfy the appetite for an enlightened sively satisfy the appetite for an enlightened and broadened perspective. and broadened perspective.
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