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In the realm of hungry ghosts : close encounters with addiction / Gabor Maté ; foreword by Peter Levine.

Maté, Gabor. (Author).
Book Book (c2010.)
Description: xviii, 495 p. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, c2010.
0 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9781556438806
  • ISBN: 155643880X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Author's Note -- Preface to the U.S. Edition -- Foreword by Peter Levine -- Hungry Ghosts: The Realm of Addiction -- Part I. Hellbound Train -- 1. The Only Home He's Ever Had -- 2. The Lethal Hold of Drugs -- 3. The Keys of Paradise: Addiction as a Flight from Distress -- 4. You Wouldn't Believe My Life Story -- 5. Angela's Grandfather -- 6. Pregnancy Journal -- 7. Beethoven's Birth Room -- 8. There's Got to Be Some Light -- Part II. Physician, Heal Thyself -- 9. Takes One to Know One -- 10. Twelve-Step Journal: April 5, 2006 -- Part III. A Different State of The Brain -- 11. What Is Addiction? -- 12. From Vietnam to "Rat Park": Do Drugs Cause Addiction? -- 13. A Different State of the Brain -- 14. Through a Needle, a Warm, Soft Hug -- 15. Cocaine, Dopamine, and Candy Bars: The Incentive System in Addiction -- 16. Like a Child Not Released -- Part IV. How the Addicted Brain Develops -- 17. Their Brains Never Had a Chance -- 18. Trauma, Stress, and the Biology of Addiction -- 19. It's Not in the Genes -- Part V. The Addiction Process and The Addictive Personality -- 20. "A Void I'll Do Anything to Avoid" -- 21. Too Much Time on External Things: The Addiction-Prone Personality -- 22. Poor Substitutes for Love: Behavioral Addictions and Their Origins -- Part VI. Imagining a Humane Reality: Beyond The War on Drugs -- 23. The Social Roots of Addiction -- 24. Know Thine Enemy -- 25. "Ignorant Fanaticism": The Failed War on Drugs -- 26. Freedom of Choice and the Choice of Freedom -- 27. Toward an Enlightened Social Policy on Drugs -- 28. Reducing Harm -- Part VII. The Ecology of Healing -- 29. The Power of Compassionate Curiosity -- 30. The Internal Climate -- 31. The Four Steps, Plus One -- 32. Sobriety and the External Milieu -- 33. A Word to Families, Friends, and Caregivers -- 34. There Is Nothing Lost: Addiction and the Spiritual Quest -- Memories and Miracles: An Epilogue -- Postscript -- Appendices -- I. Fallacies of Adoption and Twin Studies -- II. A Close Link: Attention Deficit Disorder and Addicrions -- III. The Prevention of Addiction -- IV. The Twelve Steps -- Endnotes -- Acknowledgments -- Permissions -- Index -- About the Author
Alternate Title: Close encounters with addiction
Citation: Maté, Gabor. "In the realm of hungry ghosts : close encounters with addiction." Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, 2010.

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