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Hongerige geesten : de psychologie van verslaving

Gabor Maté (author)
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Hongerige geesten : de psychologie van verslaving

Gabor Maté laat in 'Hongerige geesten' zien dat we ten diepste allemaal hongerige geesten zijn, op zoek naar verdoving (en verlossing!). Van de eenzame alcoholist onder de brug tot de succesvolle coke-snuivende advocaat op de Zuidas: we kennen allemaal wel de prototypes van verslaafden. Maar aan dat eindeloos scrollen op je telefoon, tachtig uur werken in de week en het nog niet genoeg vinden o

Title
Hongerige geesten : de psychologie van verslaving
Author
Gabor Maté
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
In the realm of hungry ghosts : close encounters with addiction
Publisher
Utrecht: AnkhHermes, © 2022
447 p.
ISBN
9789020218770 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
614.7 (SISO) Verslaving (ZIZO)
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Availability in Flemish libraries

About Gabor Maté

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Gabor Maté (born January 6, 1944) is a Hungarian-Canadian psychologist, physician and author. He has a background in family practice and a special interest in childhood development and trauma, and in their potential lifelong impacts on physical and mental health, including on autoimmune disease, cancer, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), addictions, and a wide range of other conditions.

Maté's approach to addiction focuses on the trauma his patients have suffered and looks to address this in their recovery. In his book In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Maté discusses the types of trauma suffered by persons with substance use disorders and how this affects their decision making in later life.

He believes in the connection between mind and body health. He has authored four books exploring topics including ADHD, stress, developmental psychology, and addiction. He is a regular columni…Read more on Wikipedia