• The Addictive Personality

  • Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior, Second Edition
  • By: Craig Nakken
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-01-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.2 (14 ratings)

Summary

For over two decades, The Addictive Personality has helped people understand the process of addiction. Now, through this second edition, author Craig Nakken brings new depth and dimension to our understanding of how an individual becomes an addict. Going beyond the definition that limits dependency to the realm of alcohol and other drugs, Nakken uncovers the common denominator of all addiction and describes how the process is progressive.
Through research and practical experience, Nakken sheds new light on:


Genetic factors tied to addiction
Cultural influences on addictive behaviors
The progressive nature of the disease
Steps to a successful recovery
The author examines how addictions start, how society pushes people toward addiction, and what happens inside those who become addicted. This new edition will help anyone seeking a better understanding of the addictive process and its impact on our lives.
©1996 Craig Nakken (P)2010 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By noel on 25-02-16

Fantastic book

In my studies to understand more about the addictive mind this book has offered me a fantastic insight into this problem.
It is without doubt one of the best and easy to understand books I have listed to on this subject

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 01-03-18

Enlightening

As an addict, this book helped me really understand my personality. It provided a clear connection with the nature of my addiction that enabled me to better deal with the roots of the problem. Highly recommend.

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By Anonymous User on 10-10-17

insightful

as a wife, it gave me great understanding into my husband's thought process and actions

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