Risk goes up with advancing age and declining health, and this patient, a former star athlete still in his early 30’s, is a better candidate for surgery than many.
Logically, the disease model of addiction shouldn’t threaten anyone’s belief in their own ability to recover, any more than a diagnosis of diabetes or hypertension suggests you can’t successfully recover from those illnesses.Read More
One expert observed that “the current trend towards ‘micro-dosing’ (consuming tiny amounts of psychedelic drugs to improve creativity)… may have a strong placebo component due to widespread cultural expectations that frame the response.”Read More
Occasional use is not the problem. Trouble increases dramatically, however, with heavier use.Read More