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    • The Biology of Desire

    • Why Addiction Is Not a Disease
    • By: Marc Lewis PhD
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
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    The psychiatric establishment and rehab industry in the Western world have branded addiction a brain disease based on evidence that brains change with drug use. But in The Biology of Desire, cognitive neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes a convincing case that addiction is not a disease and shows why the disease model has become an obstacle to healing. Lewis reveals addiction as an unintended consequence of the brain doing what it's supposed to do - seek pleasure and relief - in a world that's not cooperating.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An important addition to understanding addiction.

    • By Boris Budwuff on 02-28-16

    Regular price: $24.49