The Psychological Root of Addiction
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 4, April 2013
Lance Dodes, MD
Training and supervising analyst, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Dodes has disclosed that he receives royalties for books on addiction. Dr. Balt has reviewed this article and found no evidence of bias in this educational activity.
Expert and author Dr. Lance Dodes describes the psychological origins of addiction and how getting to the bottom of what drives an addict is the key to helping him or her quit for good.