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Clean

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Binding: Paperback
List Price: $15.95
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ISBN: 9780544112322
Publisher: Mariner Books
Language: English
Page Count: 378
Publication Date: 1/7/2014
Size: 7.98" l x 5.27" w x 1.10"
Series: N/A

A myth-shattering look at drug abuse and addiction treatment, based on cutting-edge research

Addiction is a preventable, treatable disease, not a moral failing. As with other illnesses, the approaches most likely to work are based on science — not on faith, tradition, contrition, or wishful thinking. These facts are the foundation of Clean. The existing addiction treatments, including Twelve Step programs and rehabs, have helped some, but they have failed to help many more. To discover why, David Sheff spent time with scores of scientists, doctors, counselors, and addicts and their families, and explored the latest research in psychology, neuroscience, and medicine. In Clean, he reveals how addiction really works, and how we can combat it.

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