Overcoming Crystal Meth Addict: An Essential Guide to Getting Clean from CM Addiction

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In Overcoming Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction, one of the few books to address the topic for a general audience, Dr. Steven Lee, MD, a psychiatrist who specializes in crystal meth addiction, offers a complete guide to the drug, its effects, and how to overcome it. Based on extensive scientific and social research and drawing from his professional experience, he covers everything from the definition and history of crystal meth to the physical and psychological effects; from dealing with the addictive personality...

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Overview

In Overcoming Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction, one of the few books to address the topic for a general audience, Dr. Steven Lee, MD, a psychiatrist who specializes in crystal meth addiction, offers a complete guide to the drug, its effects, and how to overcome it. Based on extensive scientific and social research and drawing from his professional experience, he covers everything from the definition and history of crystal meth to the physical and psychological effects; from dealing with the addictive personality to helping a friend or family member cope with it. He focuses on understanding rather than outright condemnation of the drug, and empathetically covers all of the crucial questions: What is crystal meth? How is it made? How does it affect the body? How do you know if you're addicted to it? How do you stop using it? What if you don't want to stop? If you are going to use CM anyway, how can you minimize the damage? What if you quit but slipped and used again?

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  • ISBN-13: 9781569243138
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Pages: 335
  • Sales rank: 306,955
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Steven J. Lee, MD has a private practice as a physician and addiction psychiatrist and provides consultation services for community health centers in New York City. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, consultant addiction specialist at Callen-Lorder Community Health Center, and a consultant psychiatrist at the Asian Pacific Coalition Against HIV & AIDS. He has published medical journal articles in psychiatry and addiction and has served on National Committees in the American Psychiatric Association. He lives in New York City.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2013

    Deadsoul

    You hit it on the head i dont think you touched on the violent lifestyle that sometimes comes along for the ride but badass book bro ive been clean a yr hardest thing ive ever done but im alive

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    Posted January 7, 2014

    Lifeline

    Currently on take #2 at getting clean, and this book never leaves my side. Its making all the difference in the world

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