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ISBN: 0676977405 / ISBN-13: 9780676977400

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

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  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction (Knopf Canada) – Hardcover (2008)
    by Gabor MD Mate

    In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

    Hardcover, Knopf Canada
    2008
    English
    480 pages

    ISBN: 0676977405
    ISBN-13: 9780676977400

    In this timely and profoundly original new book, bestselling writer and physician Gabor Mate looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours. For over seven years Gabor Mate has been the staff physician at the Portland Hotel, a residence and harm reduction facility in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. His patients are challenged by life-threatening drug addictions, mental illness, Hepatitis C or HIV ... Show more

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Reviews of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Diantha H

Compassionate, informative

by Diantha H on Oct 13, 2011

This book helped further my knowledge about addiction, and I admire the courage and honesty of the author and his subjects.

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