By Irving Cohen
Examines the profile of the addict, the character of habit, and explains the curler coaster syndrome which could capture blameless humans. Too many of us have suffered needlessly at the curler coaster of habit. Dr. Cohen understands that dependancy is a strong catch and hopes that individuals will realize that addicts are neither vulnerable nor undesirable humans. they're simply those who underestimated the risk they have been dealing with.
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The development of effective treatments for alcohol and drug dependence has encouraged more individuals to acknowledge alcohol and other drug problems. Even while general use of alcohol and drugs is decreasing, the number of individuals addicted to alcohol and psychoactive medications has remained about the same or even increased in the population. National recognition of the gravity of alcohol and other drug problems has changed the social climate so that more people are willing to consider the possibility that they, too, may have a problem.
The chapters that follow are about people. They are not all pleasant individuals but they are real people and except for changing names and other information that could identify them, their stories are all true. Each personal story was selected to illustrate a specific point about addiction, whether about biology, behavior or both. Most of the people described have recovered. Through their own stories they not only tell us about the despair of addiction, they also teach us about the joy and the process of recovery.
The work of avoiding relapse is the most pleasant work one could imagine. The "task" of learning to keep life in a pleasant and useful order is it's own reward. In the last part of this book, the emphasis changes from helping those who have already been scarred by this epidemic to preventing the further spread. " Americans have been cheated. They have been led to believe that prevention is not possible or that it is simple. Few sensible people believed that there could be any hope to prevent addiction by mouthing slogans and printing posters, but most of us would have been very pleased if this had been enough.