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8 edition of The Selfish Brain found in the catalog.

The Selfish Brain

Learning from Addiction

by Robert L. Dupont

  • 134 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coping with drug & alcohol abuse,
  • Treatment,
  • Drug Addiction (Psychiatric Aspects),
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Twelve-step programs,
  • Recovering addicts,
  • Substance abuse

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBetty Ford (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages505
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8689330M
    ISBN 101568383630
    ISBN 109781568383637

    Science Friction (book) The Science of Desire; The Science of Interstellar; The Science of Star Wars (book) A Scientist at the Seashore; Seeds of Change (book) The Selfish Gene; The Sexual Brain; A Short History of Nearly Everything; The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time; The Sirens of Mars; Sleights of Mind; Something Deeply Hidden. The Selfish Brain: Learning From Addiction takes a comprehensive, no-holds-barred look at the easy path to drug addiction and the tough road to recovery. Written in an easy-to-understand style, this book can help people confront addiction in their own lives and in their families by exploring the biological roots of addiction and the way addicts /5(28).

    The Selfish Giant main points - Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: From the basics of brain chemistry to the workings of particular drugs, The Selfish Brain explains how individuals and communities become trapped in destructive habits - and how various treatments and approaches lead to recovery and whole, healthy lives.

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The Selfish Brain by Robert L. Dupont Download PDF EPUB FB2

From the basics of brain chemistry to the workings of particular drugs such as alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, The Selfish Brain explains how individuals and communities become trapped in destructive habits--and how various treatments and approaches lead to recovery and whole, healthy by: 9.

The Selfish Brain: Learning From Addiction takes a comprehensive, no-holds-barred look at the easy path to drug addiction and the tough road to recovery. First, the book was published in and a great deal has changed in the world of drugs and drug rehabilitation since then.

The author, Dr. DuPont, is totally anti-legalization and anti-decriminalization so when he writes that marijuana will NEVER be legalized, it's quite a reminder that if that information is out of/5.

Robert L. DuPont, M.D., in his book The Selfish Brain, draws on his experience over the past quarter century in helping people learn about is a book that builds on the growing understanding of the biology of addiction to explore addiction in the family and in our communities.

From the basics of brain chemistry to the workings of particular drugs such as alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, The Selfish Brain The Selfish Brain book how individuals and communities become 3/5(3).

The Selfish Brain: Learning From Addiction takes a comprehensive, no-holds-barred look at the easy path to drug addiction and the tough road to recovery/5(28).

The Selfish Brain: Learning From Addiction takes a comprehensive, no-holds-barred look at the easy path to drug addiction and the tough road to s: From the basics of brain chemistry to the workings of particular drugs such as alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, The Selfish Brain explains how individuals and communities become trapped in destructive habits-and how various treatments and approaches lead to recovery and whole, healthy lives.

Read more Read lessReviews: Weaving together stories of science and sociology, The Selfish Ape offers a refreshing response to common fantasies about the ascent of humanity. Rather than imagining modern humans as a species with godlike powers, or Homo deus, Nicholas P.

Money recasts us as Homo narcissus —paragons of self. In an introduction to a later edition of The Selfish Gene, Dawkins describes its gestation: it was a book written in extremis (the power cuts and industrial strife of.

Dr N discusses Selfish Brain Theory and how our physiology is designed to keep the brain healthy, first and foremost. To learn more about Dr. Patrick Nemeche. The selfish brain theory was developed by German brain researcher Achim Peters to explain the prevalence of obesity as the result of an imbalance in the energy supplied to the brain and the.

According to the ‘selfish brain paradigm’, the brain must be informed continuously about the magnitude of these two stressors in the form of feedback-signals.

Its integrating centers receive feedback signals for this purpose from all brain areas as well as from the glucose-utilizing muscle and adipose tissues.

Achim Peters (born in Dortmund) is a German obesity specialist who lives and works in developed the "selfish brain theory" and since has been leading the clinical research group supported by the German Research Foundation "Selfish Brain: Brain glucose and Metabolic syndrome".

External links. Bilingual website on the "Selfish Brain" theory with. I love the way this book is written, it keeps the reader interested and hungry for more information. This book is written for a lay person to be able to understand the disease of addiction and how it affects the addict, the family and society as a whole.

6. Selfish people put their own goals ahead of other people. Art Markman, Ph.D., professor of psychology at the University of Texas and author of Brain Briefs, told SELF, “When we call someone selfish (as a trait), we mean that they consistently put their own goals ahead of those of other people.”.

LONDON: Our "selfish brain" has evolved to prioritise its own energy needs over those of skeletal muscles, which may have helped our species survive and thrive, according to a Cambridge study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, investigated the immediate trade-off that occurs inside us when we have to think fast and work hard at the.

Download The Selfish Gene PDF by Richard persuasive today as when it was first distributed, The Selfish Gene has turned into a great piece of a transformative idea.

Teacher Dawkins expresses a gene’s eye perspective on development – a view giving the focal point of the audience to these tenacious units of data, and in which life forms can be. The Selfish Brain is written with candor and passion in a direct, logical style that is very useful for readers without a medical background.

This book is recommended to mental health professionals as well as non-professionals who are looking for a clear and practical overview of substance-related disorders as expressed in our society.

The “Selfish Brain” is a term coined by Robert L. DuPont in the title of his book where he wrote: “With respect to aggression, fear, feeding, and sexuality, the brain is selfish. It simply wants what it wants right now” (DuPont, ).

We must add, “if the environment permits, the brain gets it.”. The Selfish Brain theory demonstrates how the brain manipulates the stress response mechanism to moderate energy supply.

That’s worth keeping in mind when dealing with mental or eating disorders. * in particular through glutamate receptors of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) subtype (Molina PE, Abumrad NN ). References.

Anand BK, Brobeck JR.The Selfish Brain: Learning From Addiction takes a comprehensive, no-holds-barred look at the easy path to drug addiction and the tough road to recovery.

Written in an easy-to-understand style, this book can help people confront addiction in their own lives and in their families by exploring the biological roots of addiction and the way addicts.

Insights Into the Brain, in a Book You’ll Wish You Had in College. By Richard Wrangham. Richard Dawkins’s “The Selfish Gene” () brought the resulting insights to the general public.