In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction

January 6, 2009|
In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction by Gabor Maté
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The definitive book for understanding addiction

In this timely and profoundly original book, writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of various addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and outlines what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold. Starting with a dramatically close view of Maté's drug addicted patients, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts weaves in stories of real people while providing a bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and cutting-edge scientific findings. A haunting, compassionate and deeply personal examination of the nature of addiction.

GABOR MATÉ, MD, is a bestselling author and former medical columnist for the Globe and Mail, where his byline continues to be seen on issues of health and parenting. Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to prom...
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Title:In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With AddictionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 inShipping dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 inPublished:January 6, 2009Publisher:Knopf CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0676977413

ISBN - 13:9780676977417

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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