Sunday March 06, 2016
Rethinking Addiction and Mental Illness
Shawn Lucas and Gursharan Virdee from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto have created a new tool to help determine whether someone is suffering from a mental illness or having some kind of mystical spiritual experience.
Neuroscientist Marc Lewis was addicted to drugs through most of his 20's. He says the widely-held view that addiction is a disease is completely wrong.