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The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

Jul. 23. 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Based on the book In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

Some topics that will be addressed: 

• What happens chemically and physiologically in the brains of people with substance dependency or behavior addiction?
• The development of the addicted mind: how early childhood experiences shape the brain;
• The social basis of addiction in economic, cultural and political dislocation and  disempowerment;
• Developing a therapeutic relationship in which healing is possible

For More Information or to Register: https://www.swc.edu/applying-to-certificate-specialty-programs/transformation-and-healing-conference2/


Jul. 23. 17
9:00 am - 5:30 pm


The auditorium at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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