The Root Causes of Addiction—love, babies and neuroscience

The Root Causes of Addiction—love, babies and neuroscience: Listen to a CBC radio interview with doctor, author and columnist, Dr. Gabor Mate, currently working with adults with drug addictions on Vancouver’s downtown eastside. He links daycare use and lack of parental nurturing with addiction. He says “parents should be given every support to stay at home with their kids as long as possible.”

Go to April 11,2008. Click on the “PORTLAND HOTEL CONTINUED” audio link (the other link is to interviews with his patient/addicts and nurse). The especially relevant bits start at 9:40 minutes and 11 minutes.

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