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Unbroken Brain

A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction

by Maia Szalavitz

Hardcover, 336 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $27.99 |

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Unbroken Brain
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A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction
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Maia Szalavitz

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Looks at the current state of the scientific understanding of addiction, and offers a new way of understanding addiction as a kind of learning disorder, and goes over how treatments and policies can be adjusted according to this way of understanding.