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The Age of Addiction
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: David T. Courtwright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-06 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. What can we do to resist temptations that insidiously and deliberately rewire our brains? Nothing, David Courtwright says, unless we understand the global enterprises whose “limbic capitalism” creates and caters to our
The Age of Addiction
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: David T. Courtwright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-06 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

“A fascinating history of corporate America’s efforts to shape our habits and desires.” —Sean Illing, Vox “[A] compulsively readable book about bad habits becoming big business...In crisp and playful prose and with plenty of needed humor, Courtwright has written a fascinating history of what we like and why we like
Hope in the Age of Addiction
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Chip Dodd, Stephen James
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: Revell

Between alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, pornography, gambling, and eating disorders, fully 25% of the population of the United States is addicted to something. Those addictions are taking a massive physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial toll on individuals, families, and communities. The problem can feel insurmountable. But there is a
Cares in the Age of Communication: Health Education and Healthy Lifestyles
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Cares in the Age of Communication: Health Education and Healthy Lifestyles
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-31 - Publisher: MDPI

Nowadays, the power of internet and social media to share information and connect with others is a reality that has also changed the way people communicate about health information, but also to create and share health information with others. The loss of confidence in health professionals could be dangerous with
Hope in the Age of Addiction
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Chip Dodd, Stephen James
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: Revell

Between alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, pornography, gambling, and eating disorders, fully 25% of the population of the United States is addicted to something. Those addictions are taking a massive physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial toll on individuals, families, and communities. The problem can feel insurmountable. But there is a