Resources

Why Addiction is a Family Disease

Partners of addicted people may have difficulty leaving or setting boundaries because they do not wish to be rejected or hated by their partner.


Stop Thinking Like That

Nine months ago I was rummaging through your garbage for 5¢ cans. Today I am an author.


In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.


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The Study of Pain

The goal is to eventually develop an objective scale by which pain can be measured not by self-report, but by neuroimaging.


Simon Pegg’s Story

As control erodes, the drinker redoubles efforts to regain it. Some resort to “white-knuckle” abstinence, giving up alcohol for a while, just to prove to themselves or someone else that they can.


In the News: Blue Light Special

As the article points out, it’s possible to make use of the flashlight on your cellphone for the necessary illumination.