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The Craving Brain: A Bold New Approach to Breaking Free from *Drug Addiction *Overeating *Alcoholism *Gambling

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Where do the roots of addictive behavior lie — in our genes or in our environment, in our chemistry or in our character? In the Craving Brain, Dr. Ronald Ruden asserts that the roots of addiction most defintetly do not lie in our character. Rather, they lie in a complex chain reaction that originates in an ancient survival mechanism in the brain. When this system is inappropriately activated, it drives the body to crave, sometimes with addictive behavior as the end result. In clear, straightforward language, Dr. Ruden outlines his remarkable successful treatment program which he believes can cure this problem.

The Craving Brain offers crucial insights into the world of addiction. This revolutionary book will bring hope to millions of people who suffer from a wide range of addictions, from gambling and alcohol to drugs and food.

Synopsis:

Where do the roots of addictive behavior lie, in our chemistry or in our character? In "The Craving Brain", Dr. Ruden believes the former, asserting that the roots of addiction lie in a complex chain reaction that originates in an ancient survival mechanism in the brain.

About the Author

Ronald A. Ruden, M.D., Ph.D., is a leader in the field of medicine. Harvard-trained, he is that rare breed of clinician-scientist whose research is conducted with real patients, from his private office.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060928995
With:
Byalick, Marcia
Author:
Byalick, Marcia
Author:
Ruden, Ronald A.
Author:
by Ronald A. Ruden
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Substance Abuse
Subject:
Compulsive behavior
Subject:
Homeostasis
Subject:
Serotonin
Subject:
Brain chemistry
Subject:
Dopamine
Subject:
Limbic system
Subject:
Substance-Related Disorders
Subject:
Polytoxicomanie
Subject:
Comportement compulsif
Subject:
Psychopathology - Addiction
Subject:
Apprentissage par la râetroaction biologique
Subject:
Sâerotonine
Subject:
Homâeostasie
Subject:
Addictions
Subject:
Substance abuse -- Pathophysiology.
Subject:
Compulsive behavior -- Pathophysiology.
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Psychology-Mind and Consciousness
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 59
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 37.60 oz

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