Archive for Gabor Maté

Reaction to Gabor Maté’s “In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts”

Author’s Note: I completed the final draft of this post before I wrote my 03.17.16 post wherein I recognized the “elephant in the room”: the demise of mourning practices both individual and collective. As a result, I repeat information here that also appears in my earlier post. I left the repeated information here so that […]

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Light the Funeral Pyre for Mourning: Hijacking Bowlbian Attachment Theory

As promised in my February 3rd, 2016, blog post, I just finished reading In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Encounters with Addiction (2008) by Canadian MD Gabor Maté. I read Hungry Ghosts because on the surface it appeared to track the information presented in the 2014 edited volume entitled Addictions from an Attachment Perspective—Do Broken […]

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Quick Look: “Why This Doctor Believes Addictions Start In Childhood”

Why This Doctor Believes Addictions Start In Childhood. Huffpost Science (01/26/2016) by Carolyn Gregoire The above article by Carolyn Gregoire—Senior Health & Science Writer at the Huffington Post—caught my eye. Gregoire’s article profiles the work of Canadian physician Gabor Maté. According to Gregoire, Maté, writing in his 2010 book entitled In the Realm of Hungry […]

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