• Addiction, compulsion, and weakness of the will: A dual-process perspective 

      Henden, Edmund (Addiction and Choice. Rethinking the Relationship;, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      How should addictive behavior be explained? In terms of neurobiological illness and compulsion, or as a choice made freely, even rationally, in the face of harmful social or psychological circumstances? Some of the ...
    • Addiction, Voluntary Choice, and Informed Consent: A Reply to Uusitalo and Broers 

      Henden, Edmund (Bioethics;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-30)
      In an earlier article in this journal I argued that the question of whether heroin addicts can give voluntary consent to take part in research which involves giving them a choice of free heroin does not – in contrast with ...
    • Addiction: choice or compulsion? 

      Henden, Edmund; Melberg, Hans Olav; Røgeberg, Ole Jørgen (Frontiers in Psychiatry;4(77), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08-07)
      Normative thinking about addiction has traditionally been divided between, on the one hand, a medical model which sees addiction as a disease characterized by compulsive and relapsing drug use over which the addict has ...
    • Exploring online problem gambler's motivation to change 

      Johansen, Ayna Beate; Helland, Pål Fylling; Wennesland, Dag Kosòl; Henden, Edmund; Brendryen, Håvar (Addictive Behaviors Reports;Volume 10, December 2019, 100187, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-17)
      The treatment for drug addiction is considered a difficult path for the most of patients. As matter of fact, individuals with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) experience numerous challenges before, during and after the treatment ...
    • How to Achieve Trusthworthy Artificial Intelligence for Health 

      Bærøe, Kristine; Miyata-Sturm, Ainar; Henden, Edmund (Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Volume 98, Issue 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-27)
      Artificial intelligence holds great promise in terms of beneficial, accurate and effective preventive and curative interventions. At the same time, there is also awareness of potential risks and harm that may be caused by ...
    • Providing free heroin to addicts participating in research - ethical concerns and the question of voluntariness 

      Henden, Edmund; Bærøe, Kristine (Psychiatric bulletin;38(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Providing heroin to people with heroin addiction taking part in medical trials assessing the effectiveness of the drug as a treatment alternative breaches ethical research standards, some ethicists maintain. Heroin ...