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Entries by Stanton Peele from 12/2009

Caffeine Addiction -- As Real As Nicotine Addiction?

| Posted 12.02.2009 | Healthy Living

"How ridiculous," we think. "Coffee, addictive" -- what will they think of next." Let's dial back to 1964 -- the Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health. You know, the one that banned smoking.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression

| Posted 12.04.2009 | Healthy Living

The lower relapse rate for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy occurs because it teaches people specific techniques to employ in their lives which they retain.

What If We Had A National Institute Of Addiction?

| Posted 12.09.2009 | Healthy Living

We don't have one now - we have a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). This nomenclature has consequences

Addiction: Fruit Flies Create AA Group!

| Posted 12.18.2009 | Healthy Living

Like humans, fruit flies that get intoxicated on alcohol can become addicted and keep drinking regardless of the consequences. indicate this phenomenon will allow us to better understand how alcoholism works.

The Kids Are All Right -- They Didn't Become Addicts

| Posted 12.28.2009 | Healthy Living

The Kids Are All Right is a joint memoir by four Welch children after their parents died in the 1980s. The book is spearheaded by the second eldest daughter, Liz, a journalist who now lives in Brooklyn.

Top Ten Greatest Films of 2009

| Posted 12.30.2009 | Entertainment

It's that time of year again, the time when film critics and aficionados remind you of those great films - most of which you missed. Here are the top 10 movies of 2009.