Dr. Powers illuminates the entire spectrum of addiction-related topics, from neuroscience to treatment options, and guides the reader through the extensive material and to a more humane yet medically driven view of the true meaning of the disease of addiction.
• Written with empathy and compassion by a physician specializing in addiction medicine who is in long-term recovery.
• Updated with contemporary neuroscience and state-of-the-art information that includes the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5).
• Integrates the author's vast clinical experience with a thorough review of related literature into a passionate and compelling guide for patients, loved ones, and clinicians.
Jason ZW Powers, MD, DABAM, DABFM, is a board-certified addictionologist and family medicine physician. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Powers is the Chief Medical Officer of Chief Medical Officer of TRS Behavioral, Inc.