The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health
107 SP Addiction Isn’t What You Think: An Interview with Author Maia Szalavitz
Apr 7, 2016 · 12 min
Play episode

Maia Szalavitz is an award-winning neuroscience journalist who knows addictions research and policy inside out. But she has also struggled with addiction to cocaine and heroin, a journey that took her from dealing drugs in glamourous nightclubs in the 1980s to jail to rehab to getting kicked out of college. The result of her remarkable story is a one-of-a-kind perspective and a groundbreaking new book: Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction. This week: Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen and author Maia Szalavitz in conversation. Read the full transcript here:

Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu