Power of addiction and addiction to power

Whether or not you’ve ever dealt with a full-blown addiction, the compulsive desire to distract oneself from the pain of being human is universal. For this reason Gabor Maté’s work and insights can be valuable for anyone.

Addicts, like those who get labeled with mental illness have something in common. They have histories of TRAUMA

Gabor Maté helps us understand about our humanity and that of addicts too. We’re all very much the same.

More posts that feature Gabor Mate on Beyond Meds:

 


hungry ghostsThis is Gabor Mate’s latest book which comes highly recommended:
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

These look interesting too:

●  When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection

●  Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates And What You Can Do About It

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About Monica Cassani

Author/Editor Beyond Meds: Everything Matters