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Human drug addiction is more than faulty decision-making

  • Carl L. Hart (a1) (a2) and Robert M. Krauss (a2)
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  • Published online: 01 July 2008

We commend Redish et al. for the progress they have made in bringing a measure of theoretical order to the processes that underlie drug addiction. However, incorporating information about situations in which drug users do not exhibit faulty decision-making into the theory would greatly enhance its generality and practical value. This commentary draws attention to the relevant human substance abuse literature.

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