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Pleasure unwoven : a personal journey about addiction

Author: Kevin T McCauleyJim CleggNorman BosworthStephane PrevostKristin EricksonAll authors
Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT : Institute for Addiction Study, [2009] © 2009
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Is addiction really a disease?' In this high-definition video essay, Kevin McCauley explores the arguments for and against this vital debate, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, Dr. McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into easy-to-understand  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Feature films
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin T McCauley; Jim Clegg; Norman Bosworth; Stephane Prevost; Kristin Erickson; Institute for Addiction Study,
OCLC Number: 607314702
Notes: Includes 'Making of' featurette (ca. 4 min.) ; "LeMont Michel" (ca. 5 min.) [short film about a treatment facility].
Originally produced in 2009.
Credits: Cinematography and editing, Norman Bosworth ; original songs by Kristin Erickson.
Performer(s): Hosted by Kevin McCauley ; voice of Marcel Proust, Stephane Prevost.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; widescreen presentation ; stereo.
Contents: The choice argument --
The disease argument --
What is disease? --
The disease model --
The landscape of the mind --
The brain's pleasure sense --
Genes --
Reward --
Memory --
Stress --
Choice --
Hypofrontality --
Recovery --
Addiction fits model.
Other Titles: Personal journey about addiction
Responsibility: The Institute for Addiction Study presents ; written by Kevin McCauley ; produced by Jim Clegg.

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"'Is addiction really a disease?' In this high-definition video essay, Kevin McCauley explores the arguments for and against this vital debate, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, Dr. McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into easy-to-understand visual images that will help people feel better understood, and their families and friends feel hope that recovery is possible."--Container.

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