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Willpower's Not Enough: Recovering from Addictions of Every Kind

By Arnold M. Washton
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Book Details
  • Author: Arnold M. Washton
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Company
  • Published: 1990-09-26
  • Edition: Reprint

Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth: When a person has already lost control over a drug or activity, attempts to control its use almost never work. Because the source of addiction isn't the drug or activity itself but a desire for a mood changer, successful recovery means ultimately changing the way we live, giving up the addictive life-style. Willpower's Not Enough will show you how to change your life-style and to recover from your addiction.