Posted by: dopaminedialogue | 09/27/2010

A Great Article To Help The Average Person Understand The Brain Disease…

This is what I try to teach patients every day…summed up in a nice little article. If patients are going to really grasp an understanding of the brain disease, craving, and preventing relapse, they must understand how addiction usurps the pleasure center of the brain. This article helps provide evidence that recovery is not at all about will-power.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO READ THE ARTICLE:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/31/health/views/31mind.html?_r=1

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  1. You may like this very touching piece on medical model: http://prizedwriting.ucdavis.edu/past/2005-2006/besse


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