In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

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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 ...

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction 2010, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781556438806

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction 2009, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676977417

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction 2008, Knopf Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676977400

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