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A timely and original book that explores the fundamental nature of human addiction and the current epidemic of different types of addictions with society. Starting with a dramatically close view of Mate's drug addicted patients, he skilfully weaves in stories of real people while providing a bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and up-to-date findings. This became a bestselling book upon publication in Canada and comes highly recommended by casual readers, experts and reviewers alike.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780676977417
ISBN-10: 0676977413
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Pages: 466
Imprint: Random House Canada
Publisher: Random House Canada
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2013
Country of Publication: Canada


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Author Biography - Gabor Mate

GABOR MATE, MD, is the author of the bestselling books Scattered Minds and When the Body Says No--published in nearly twenty languages on five continents--and co-author, with Gordon Neufeld, of Hold On To Your Kids. Former medical columnist for the Globe and Mail where his byline continues to be seen on issues of health and parenting, Dr. Mate has had a family practice, worked as a palliative care physician and, most recently, with the addicted men and women in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver."

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate

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