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The Biology of Desire: why addiction is not a disease, with Marc Lewis

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Friday, 15th July
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Five Leaves Bookshop

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bio of desireDr Marc Lewis is a neuroscientist and professor of developmental psychology. He speaks and blogs on topics in addiction science, and his earlier book, Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: a neuroscientist examines his former life on drugs was the first to blend memoir and science in addiction studies.
Through the vivid, true stories of five addicts he explains how addiction happens in the brain, and what we can do to overcome it.
Lewis shows why treatment based on the ‘disease model’ often fails, and how addicts can achieve lasting recovery using. His views on addiction are enlightening and optimistic.

 

Admission: £3.00. Refreshments available.
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