Wednesday, July 25, 2007
A View From the Other Side: What Disease?
A psychiatrist takes issue with the semantics of addictive disease in SLATE.
See "Medical Misnomer: Addiction isn't a brain disease, Congress."
By Sally Satel and Scott Lilienfeld
The Chemical Carousel: What Science Tells Us About Beating Addiction
by Dirk Hanson
Winner of the 2012 College on Problems of Drug Dependence/NIDA Media Award
"The most comprehensive single work on the topic for the lay reader.... The Chemical Carousel is an important look at the contemporary science of the addicted brain." --Jonathan Taylor, EROWID"A savvy, big-hearted exploration of the latest investigations into addiction science."--Kirkus Discoveries
Notes, bibliography, index. 472 pages. ISBN 1439212996. Published by BookSurge. Available in Kindle format. For more, see The Chemical Carousel web site.
—Los Angeles Times