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Everyone knows that you need to keep up to stay at the top of your game, but few stop to think if they’re playing the right game to begin with.
Ten years after asking why “Why?” is important, Dr Wetsman muses on why nothing has changed in addiction treatment.
Dr Wetsman recounts an interview he heard examining what great investors and great sports figures have in common. What can addiction treatment or healthcare professionals learn from this?
Dr Wetsman discusses romanticism in popular thought about addiction and how it may be preventing us from finding a solution
Dr Wetsman describes how addiction treatment has moved over time from seeing addiction as primary to seeing it as secondary to other mental illnesses which has complicated and lessened the efficacy of addiction treatment.
Dr Wetsman discusses how most seemingly complex problems have very simple causes. The solutions might not be simple, but we'll never get there if we have inaccurate ideas about the cause.
Dr Wetsman takes a look at spurts of innovation and wonders why we aren't using everything we know to end addiction as a problem in American life today.
Dr Wetsman compares how we see addiction today with how we saw schizophrenia when he was in training and points out how TOC's efforts to see the cause instead of the effect would be helpful in both
Dr Wetsman discusses the commonly held belief that drugs cause addiction and looks at some of the assumptions behind this belief
Dr Wetsman discusses how our old ideas of addiction get in the way of solving it, and how things could go if we'd see it as a new disease.