In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction
- Publish Date: 2009-01-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Gabor Mate M.D.
In this timely and profoundly original book, writer and physician Gabor Mat looks at the epidemic of various addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and outlines what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold. Starting with a dramatically close view of Mat's drug addicted patients, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts weaves in stories of real people while providing a bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and cutting-edge scientific findings. A haunting, compassionate and deeply personal examination of the nature of addiction.