Technicians of the Sacred

Countless individuals have shared their time, energy, and life experiences, with the MindVox community over the years. The external site that you’re reading right now represents a small collection of high points; at best it’s incomplete and merely serves to present a series of ephemeral moments within the continuum of …

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Resisting Twelve-Step Coercion

Copyright © 1996-2004, Stanton Peele, Ph.D. All Rights Reserved Reproduced by Permission of the Author In practice scientific knowledge has little impact on addiction treatment in the U.S. and psychologists typically play a small role in addiction treatment. Inside of prisons, inmates are forced into AA groups and programs based …

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Is the Addiction Doctor the Voodoo Priest of Western Man?

Is the addiction doctor the voodoo priest of Western man? Extended version of an article that appeared in Addiction Research,  Special Issue, Vol. 8 (6), pp. 589-598. © Copyright 2000, 2001 Peter Cohen. All rights reserved. For Harry Levine, who invented the ‘discovery’ of addiction.[1] Reproduced by Permission of the …

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