A book review of the second edition of “Neuroscience For The Mental Health Clinician” by author Steven R. Pliszka. Explore why we recommend this book in the personal library of every mental health professional…more here!
neuroscience of addiction
In this article, Dr. Walton will discuss strategies that minimize risk of relapse during the treatment process. More tips for practitioners here.
An exploration into the basics of motivation and how Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) can be applied in counseling settings to addiction treatment.
A look at the modern research of the brain as related to addiction from contributor and neuroscientist, Derek Simon, PhD. More here.
How is Neurolinguistic Programming or NLP applied to the treatment of substance abuse and addiction? Contributor Dr. Janice Walton explains here.
The addiction treatment industry’s focus on the 12 Step approach needs an update. More on science based treatments for addiction that ADDRESS THE BRAIN, with a call for your action at the end.
Optimizing your brain in addiction recovery: Lifestyle affects everything! – An interview with Dr. Ralph E. Carson, LD, RD, Ph.D.October 24th, 2015
Drug addiction erodes a person’s self-control and ability to make sound decisions, while sending intense impulses to take drugs. But how can dependency affect the brain? What’s more, how do you heal the brain after addiction? More here in this interview with Dr. Ralph Carson.
Addiction is associated with changes in nerve cell function during which the brain attempts to adapt to a drug’s presence. But how is neurobiology related to addiction and can we predict (or prevent) addiction with the help of science? This and more in our exclusive interview with Dr. Cardwell Nuckols here.
Want the low-down on the genetics and predisposition of addiction to run in families? An exclusive Q&A with addiction psychiatry thought leader, Dr. Howard Wetsman here.
Drugs behave on brain circuits in common ways. Neuroscientist, Dr. Paul Farrow, reviews brain circuits and drug use. What happens in the mind of a drug addict? Find out here.