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Truth About Addiction and Recovery

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A radical new approach to recovery—using methods proven more effective than medical treatment or twelve-step programs.

Drawing on the latest research and detailed case studies, the authors expose the best-kept secrets in the recovery field:

· Addictions—whether to food, cigarettes, sex, alcohol, or drugs—are not diseases, and they’re not necessarily lifelong problems.
· Many
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published March 15th 1992 by Touchstone (first published 1991)
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Oct 28, 2016 Dani rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Couldn't really get through the whole thing the parts I read good to clinical for me though.
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You know, the thing I like about Stanton's writings are they are filled with truth. Here is a man who has gotten negative criticism for the facts that he continues to write about. I appreciate Stanton for this. He could have easily went along with the addiction model we have in place in the U.S, but instead he continues to make the public aware of the dangers and the reason it does not work. I commend him for that.
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