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The Biology of Desire

Why Addiction Is Not a Disease

The Biology of Desire( )
Author: Lewis, Marc
ISBN:978-1-925106-64-0
Publication Date:Jul 2015
Publisher:Scribe Publications
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the 'disease model' of addiction is wrong, and illuminates the path to recovery.The psychiatric establishment and rehab industry in the Western world have branded addiction a brain disease, based on evidence that brains change with drug use. But in The Biology of Desire, cognitive neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes a convincing case...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / Addiction
Psychology / Psychopathology / Compulsive Behavior
Science / Life Sciences / Neuroscience
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.7 x 20.9 x 1.9 cm
Book Weight:0.255 Kilograms



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