Saturday, 26 April 2008

The Drug Experience: Heroin (Part 10)

This Briefing concludes our look at the seminal research from the 1980s which involved interviews with people who had recovered from heroin addiction without treatment.

“Ultimately, the self identity and perspective as an addict can become so deemphasized and distant that cravings for the addictive drug become virtually nonexistent. For all practical purpose, the addict can be said to have recovered.”

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