Montevideo : Publicación del Programa de Antropología y Salud FHCE : Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educacion : Nordan Comunidad : Red Pagos, 2017.
Book — 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
This book brings together a series of articles that analyze the practices of popular healing from the notes of Roberto J. Bouton. The book highlights the work of Bouton collecting the experiences and practices of healing in the campaign of Uruguay and their concern to leave records of them.
Addiction destroys lives. In this work, the author, a neuroscientist explains how and why this happens, and presents advances in drug addiction treatment and prevention. Using brain imagery and other research, he shows the powerful, long-term brain changes that drugs can cause, revealing why it can be so difficult for addicts to escape their grip. Discover why some people are far more susceptible to addiction than others as the author illuminates striking neural similarities between drugs and other pleasures potentially capable of causing abuse or addiction, including alcohol, gambling, sex, caffeine, and even Internet overuse. He concludes by outlining the 12 characteristics most often associated with successful drug addiction treatment. Offers a scientific explanation of addiction and what addicts, their families, and society can do about it.