Do we need to rethink addiction?

“Addiction specialist and author Gabor Maté says dealing with past trauma may be the key to breaking addiction. He says: “Addiction is not a choice anybody makes, it’s a response to emotional pain.”

Visit BBC Ideas (November, 2019)

“It doesn´t mean that every traumatized person becomes an addict, but it does mean that every addict was traumatized.”

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