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Addiction: From Heroin to Workaholism

February 15, 2013

Dr. Gabor Mate“The first question in addiction is not why the addiction, but why the pain? And if you understand a human being’s pain, you cannot look at their genes”  Dr. Gabor Maté explained to members of Alaska’s medical community at the Alaska Health Summit in January. Based on his bestselling book ”The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism” listen to Dr. Dr. Maté’s talk recorded in Anchorage  this week on Addressing Alaskans.

BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, February 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Thursday, February 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

RECORDED: January 15, 2013 at the Hotel Captain Cook

SPEAKER: Dr. Gabor Maté, physician, author, public speaker

EVENT: Alaska Health Summit

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