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Addiction Myths

A Culture of Denial: Myths About Addicts and Addiction

David Bedrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

People don't abuse substances because they are bored, looking for stimulation, stressed, or prone to self-medicating. While these are the usual suspects promoted by psychology texts, media, even bloggers, they rarely bear fruit.

Primary Addiction Myths, From Brad Lamm (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

How do you separate myths from reality when it comes to addiction? Addiction specialist and CEO of Change Inc. Brad Lamm shared the top myths in recov...

The Deluded Mantras of Addiction

Stanton Peele | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Following are five key ways in which addiction experts demonstrate a detachment from the most self-evident truths about addiction, and what causes their addiction delusions.