The definitive guide to all things related to addiction and its treatments
The updated and revised second edition is a must-read for anyone struggling with addiction, their families, and the professionals who desire to know more about this baffling disease. Jason Powers, MD, approaches addiction from a variety of different angles, clearly and carefully attacking myths and misinformation, and bringing the reader up to date with the most current scientific and popular literature on addiction.
Dr. Powers illuminates the entire spectrum of addiction-related topics, from neuroscience to treatment options, and guides the reader through the extensive material and to a more humane yet medically driven view of the true meaning of the disease of addiction.