The Compass of Pleasure

The Compass of Pleasure - David J. Linden  I thought this was a great book on how the brain works, and why we seek pleasure and how this can lead to addiction and problems. I heard about from the Smart Recovery...

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More books from members of the soberistas site.

More books from members of the "soberistas'' site. I have written quite a few posts about good things that have come from the Soberistas website for those wishing to change their drinking habits. It is refreshing to see a site...

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How to Change Your Drinking: a Harm Reduction Guide to Alcohol (2nd edition) Kenneth Anderson

How to Change Your Drinking: a Harm Reduction Guide to Alcohol (2nd edition) Kenneth Anderson I felt this was an excellent book and one that people who are suffering from alcohol problems, should definitely read. It would also be an...

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Soberistas with Kenneth Anderson on Blog Talk Radio

Soberistas with Kenneth Anderson on Blog Talk Radio I have been so busy recently that I have not kept up with the usual blogs and sites that I tend to look at. I am a member of the Soberistas site...

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Bain Capital’s grip on addiction–The profit behind 12-step treatment

Bain Capital's grip on addiction--The profit behind 12-step treatment By Jamie WendlandI just came across this article and agree with a lot that is being said. People often spend a lot of money going to 12 step rehabs expecting real treatment...

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Quicksand C.A. Sheckels

Quicksand The Darker Side of 12 Step programs C.A. Sheckels One of the great things about the modern Information age is that people with a specific interest now have the opportunity to self publish their own books which are free...

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The disease of obesity?

The disease of obesity. http://bps-research-digest.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/if-obesity-is-disease-is-labelling-it.htmlI came across this article about obesity by accident, but it made me think a bit about the way that addiction is often termed as a disease. This is not a definition that I agree with...

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