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The Resource Craving : why we can't seem to get enough, Omar Manejwala, MD

Craving : why we can't seem to get enough, Omar Manejwala, MD

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Craving : why we can't seem to get enough
Title
Craving
Title remainder
why we can't seem to get enough
Statement of responsibility
Omar Manejwala, MD
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Language
eng
Summary
  • " A nationally recognized expert on compulsive behaviors explains the phenomenon of craving and gives us tools to achieve freedom from our seemingly insatiable desires by changing our actions to remap our brains. When we find ourselves wanting something strong enough, we'll do just about anything to get it-sometimes at the expense of our bodies, brains, banks accounts, and relationships. So why do we sometimes have the irrepressible feeling that we need something-such as food, cigarettes, alcohol, or sex- that we really just want? And how do we satiate that feeling without indulging it? In Craving, Omar Manejwala, M.D., translates the neurobiology of this phenomenon into real and accessible terms, explaining why we just can't seem to get enough. He then gives us tools and guidance to find satisfaction without giving in to our cravings. Dr. Manejwala explains: how and why our brain drives behavior how to change the part of our brain that fuels our cravings the warning signs that craving is evolving into addiction why craving is the most difficult component of addiction to address why self-help and spiritual groups that use models like the Twelve Steps are so effective at changing behaviors, receiving encouragement, and remaining accountable "--
  • "Explains the phenomena of craving in real and accessible terms, explaining why we just can't get enough. Gives tools and guidance to find satisfaction without giving in to our cravings. Explains how and why our brain drives behavior, how to change the part of our brain that fuels our cravings, and the warning signs that craving is evolving into addiction"--
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616.89/14
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illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC533
LC item number
.M347 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Craving : why we can't seem to get enough, Omar Manejwala, MD
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Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Chapter 1 Craving: why it matters -- Chapter 2 Beyond neurotransmitters: The real brain science of craving and decision-making -- Chapter 3 How cravings drive self-defeating behaviors and the tenacity of cravings -- Chapter 4 Addiction is addiction: how gambling, food, sex, alcohol, and drug addiction are related -- Chapter 5 Plasticity: How thoughts, actions, and experiences actually change your brain -- Chapter 6 Spirituality and recovery: How 12-step recovery and other spiritual approaches reduce cravings -- Chapter 7 You can't do it alone: why groups can reduce urges and improve behaviors that individuals can't -- Chapter 8 The naive perception of immunity -- Chapter 9 Apparently Irrelevant Decisions (AID): how simple actions can reduce cravings -- Chapter 10 Joy, hope and recovery -- Finding help for alcoholism or drug addiction -- Tips for specific cravings -- Appendix: A Field Polarized: The Uncomfortable Gap Between Cognitive Therapies and Twelve Step Programs -- Notes -- About the Author
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
viii, 205 pages
Isbn
9781616492625
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012047186
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illustrations

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