Reviewed Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Videos Links
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Addiction Video VideoMD This video by PBS Second Opinion includes a discussion with Dr. Gloria Baciewicz, a psychiatrist, and William Moyers, author of Broken, about what an addiction is, how the brain is involved and what good treatment looks like.
Designed to Drink? The Genetics of Alcoholism Hazelden Hazelden's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marvin Seppala, counts off the top risk factors that lead to alcoholism. Genetics tops the list of risk factors, with children of alcoholics shown to be six times more likely to develop the disease than those without parents with addiction.
Addiction: Learning to Forget Nature Video Addiction treatments suffer from high relapse rates, but now cutting edge work in neuroscience hopes to combat relapse through memory modification. In this film, we see how scientists are already selectively reprogramming memory to treat phobias. The next step - a cure for craving - could be just around the corner.
Addiction: What Can I Do About It? Hazelden Leading experts, including Hazelden Chief Medical Officer Marvin Seppala, MD, provide practical advice for how to help a loved one struggling with addiction. The first step, they say, is overcoming stigma and recognizing addiction as a disease. The second is understanding that addiction is a chronic disease and people in recovery need ongoing support.