Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program (Paperback)

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Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program (Paperback)

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The New York Times bestselling book offering a breakthrough scientific approach and treatment to conquering addiction and substance abuse.

Addiction is not a moral failing or a lack of willpower. It is a disease of the brain that must be treated like any other chronic medical illness. Healing the Addicted Brain by Dr. Harold Urschel, a board-certified physician on addiction and founder of the Urschel Science Recovery Institute, combines the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientific research on brain function, providing tools and strategies designed to overcome the biological factors that cause addictive behavior. This proven approach triples the success rate of patients from 30% to 90% for those who seek help.

You will learn how to:

  • Combat triggers and cravings
  • Deal with difficult emotions
  • Handle dual diagnoses
  • Communicate with family
  • Achieve heath and nutrition in recovery
  • Regain enjoyment and pleasure
  • Maintain long-term recovery

Whether you or a family member or friend suffer from addiction, Healing the Addicted Brain offers you a comprehensive look at the new understanding of addition and will arm you with the latest treatment information and ideas to beat this disease and achieve sobriety.

"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."—Dr. Larry Hanselka, psychologist

Dr. Harold C. Urschel, III is the CEO and Founder of the Urschel Recovery Science Institute and the Chief of Medical Strategy of EnterHealth.com, which have the goal of combining the best behavioral addiction treatments with the latest scientifically proven medications. He is a board certified physician in both addiction and general psychiatry.

Product Details ISBN: 9781402218446
ISBN-10: 1402218443
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 288
Language: English