Why Can't I Stop?: Reclaiming Your Life from a Behavioral Addiction (2020)

Why Can't I Stop?: Reclaiming Your Life from a Behavioral Addiction Jon E. Grant Brian L. Odlaug Samuel R. Chamberlain Why Can t I Stop Reclaiming Your Life from a Behavioral Addiction At some point in our lives we all engage in behaviors that are risky irrational or unwise We might find it exciting and temporarily rewarding to gamble on the lottery or impulsively buy an expensiv
  • Title: Why Can't I Stop?: Reclaiming Your Life from a Behavioral Addiction
  • Author: Jon E. Grant Brian L. Odlaug Samuel R. Chamberlain
  • ISBN: 9781421419664
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback
Why Can't I Stop?: Reclaiming Your Life from a Behavioral Addiction Jon E. Grant Brian L. Odlaug Samuel R. Chamberlain At some point in our lives, we all engage in behaviors that are risky, irrational, or unwise We might find it exciting and temporarily rewarding to gamble on the lottery or impulsively buy an expensive gadget But just as substances like alcohol and narcotics have the potential to become addictive, so do certain behaviors A person addicted to gambling, shopping, the inteAt some point in our lives, we all engage in behaviors that are risky, irrational, or unwise We might find it exciting and temporarily rewarding to gamble on the lottery or impulsively buy an expensive gadget But just as substances like alcohol and narcotics have the potential to become addictive, so do certain behaviors A person addicted to gambling, shopping, the internet, food, or picking at their skin may suffer shame in the shadows while their behavior consumes time and energy and disrupts their life Some people with behavioral addictions lose their family, job, savings, and home With a physical basis in the brain, behavioral addictions are serious illnesses but simply willing yourself to stop is usually not enough Why Can t I Stop is for anyone who has a behavioral addiction, as well as their supportive families and friends Examining seven of the most common and serious addictions gambling, sex, stealing, internet use, shopping and buying, hair pulling and skin picking, and food the authors bring together cutting edge research to describe behavioral addiction, its causes, and how it can be diagnosed and treated.Featuring patient stories of behavioral addiction and recovery, as well as information about treatment centers, this compassionate guide will help readers better understand the complicated issues surrounding these addictions and teach family members how to help the addicted person while helping themselves.
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  1. J Aislynn d'Merricksson

    This book was reviewed for Manhattan Book Review Dr Grant s Why Can t I Stop provides a glimpse into the world of behaviour addictions This book looks at those behavioural addictions that most closely resemble drug addiction The beginning chapters cover what it means to have a behavioural addiction, how they may develop, and the fact that they oft pair with physical addictions of some sort The next seven chapters cover the behavioural addictions they found most resembling drug addiction gambling [...]

  2. University of Chicago Magazine

    Jon Grant, AM 87CoauthorFrom the coauthor At some point in our lives, we all engage in behaviors that are risky, irrational, or unwise We might find it exciting and temporarily rewarding to gamble on the lottery or impulsively buy an expensive gadget But just as substances like alcohol and narcotics have the potential to become addictive, so do certain behaviors A person addicted to gambling, shopping, the internet, food, or picking at their skin may suffer shame in the shadows while their behav [...]

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