Posts Tagged ‘ Recovery ’

New and Old Thinking on Addiction

July 14, 2011
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New and Old Thinking on Addiction

There is almost complete consensus that addiction is a disease. The debate has been over whether it’s a psychological condition treated by a psychiatrist in conjunction with the A.A. model, or is it a physical problem treated with the medical model. In an article in the New York Times, Douglas Quenqua takes a look...

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Guest Post from the Dirty Rotten Junkie

May 5, 2011
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PhilL

And now for something completely different…. As someone who has professionally and personally researched addiction, I am always on the lookout  for recovery related writings. This one is the first guest writing I have posted on The Madrigal Maniac and it is re-posted from The Dirty Rotten Junkie. This particular junkie is not only...

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Denial is a Beautiful Thing

March 28, 2011
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Denial is a Beautiful Thing

In Minnesota during a 2007 Senate hearing on legalizing small amounts of marijuana for medicinal purposes a citizen gave the following testimony. Sh#%@$n Pak^*&n, of Brooklyn Park, suffers from Tourette Syndrome and admits he’s already using marijuana for medicinal purposes. Pak^&*n says traditional medication leaves him in a zombie-like state. “Smoking a little marijuana...

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