When does an innocent habit become addictive? Why do only some of us become addicted? How is recovery possible? The psychology of addiction and addictive behavior is a fascinating introduction to the psychological problems surrounding addiction, presenting the impact they have on the social policies, recovery and daily life of an addicted person. The book focuses on drug and alcohol addictions and discusses topics such as: “the importance of social networks in recovery” or “does drug use always lead to addiction?”. It also touches on topics such as addiction to activities such as betting, video games and sex. Jenny Svanberg is a consulting clinical psychologist. He has extensive clinical experience working with drug and alcohol addicts.