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Project MATCH Gets an F in Psych 101

If I made a wiener out of fifty percent pork and fifty percent beef and labeled it and sold it to you as a 100% all beef kosher hot dog would I be committing fraud? Of course I would! But … Continue reading

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Project MATCH Proves That Harm Reduction Works And 12 Step Programs Don’t

It is rather amazing that the US government spent 35 million dollars on a project as flawed and fraudulent as project MATCH. Project MATCH purported to compare 12 Step Treatment with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), … Continue reading

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Why Substance Use Should Never Be Called A Disease

There are three cases we can look at: 1) The case of recreational substance use where the only negative consequences are the result of the drug laws and not the result of drug use itself. In this case it is … Continue reading

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Rehab claims another victim – Amy Winehouse dead at age 27

Are people ever going to get the message? Sending people to a rehab that tells them that they are powerless over alcohol and drugs is a sure way to make people drink and drug. Sending people to a rehab that … Continue reading

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Addiction Treatment Contrasted with Mental Health Treatment

As Duncan, Miller and Sparks (2004) aptly point out, the vast majority of popular mental health treatments ranging from CBT and DBT to Psychodynamic approaches are all effective and factors such as therapeutic alliance and client factors can have a … Continue reading

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Addiction Treatments That Work On Internet Radio

Addiction Treatments That Work – Internet Radio Click on the link to join Kenneth Anderson as he interviews leading experts in the addictions filed on evidence based treatment modalities such as harm reduction, cognitive behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy. Thursday nights … Continue reading

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Addiction: Bad habit or Incurable Brain Disease?

It is very popular these days to call all recreational drug use and all recreational alcohol intoxication “substance abuse”. And the NIAAA and NIDA are very, very busy trying to convince the US that all substance abuse is “addiction” and … Continue reading

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