Healing the Addicted Brain

Healing the Addicted Brain

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New York Times Bestseller! qNew, scientifically-based approaches that recognize the biological basis of addiction have brought major advances in the treatment of addiction. Dr. Urschel is at the forefront of this treatment paradigm.q Dr. Larry Hanselka, Psychologist The Proven Scientific Approach to Conquering Addiction and Defeating the Disease Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological diseasea€”based on the Recovery Science program that has helped thousands of patients defeat their addictions over the past 10 years. It combines the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientific research into brain functions, providing tools and strategies designed to overcome the biological factors that cause addictive behavior along with proven treatments and medications. Using this scientific approach, you will learn to conquer the physical factors that keep people tied to drug and alcohol addiction. The proven fact is addiction is not a moral failing or an issue of not having enough willpower. It is a disease of the brain that can and must be treated like other chronic medical illnesses a€”such as diabetes, hypertension, or asthmaa€”in order to defeat the disease. This revolutionary program can triple the success rate of patients, from 20-30% to 90% There Is Hope. By understanding addiction and using 21st-century breakthroughs, for the first time drug and alcohol addiction can be, and will be, defeated.It can also lead to opiate withdrawal symptoms if its use is stopped suddenly. ... wait seven to ten days after their last use to get their first injection (or fourteen days after their last suboxone dose). otherwise, Vivitrol can set off opiate withdrawal.

Title:Healing the Addicted Brain
Author:Harold Urschel
Publisher:Sourcebooks, Inc. - 2009-04-01


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