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Most people bumble along in life, doing the same old things, thinking the same old ways and just kind of get by. And that's OK if you're content with that kind of life.

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Distinguished psychologist Carlo Diclemente Ph.D,, whose field of expertise is Addiction and Health Behaviour Change, has given our book "Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the Relationship" a very positive, thorough and balanced review.

Currently teaching at the University of Maryland, Professor Diclemente himself has written hundreds of research papers and several books, so we were particularly delighted to receive such a good and thoughtful review.

In his review, he calls the book "a comprehensive, historically rich, sophisticated, and research-supported exploration of addiction, its definition, and the ongoing debate about the role of choice in the phenomenon of addiction."

Diclemente also notes that the authors of some of the chapters "represent many of my heroes in addiction research and practice who are innovators and creative thinkers pushing the boundaries of our understanding of addiction."

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The professor also recommends that the book will likely be challenging and interesting for psychologists, philosophers, behavioural scientists, neuroscientists, curious clinicians, and researchers with a wide array of interests,

The full review can be found in PsycCRITIQUES October 23, 2017, Vol. 62, No. 42, Article 1 © 2017 American Psychological Association.

If you are interested in reading the book and looking at addiction from a whole range of perspectives, you can find "Addiction and Choice "on Amazon UK, Amazon.com, and it can be ordered from all good bookshops.

Thank you, Professor Diclemente.



Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the Relationship

Nick Heather and Gabriel Segal (Eds.)

Oxford University Press

ISBN 978-0-19-872722-4.


 There are so many categories that it is like Wonderland trying to navigate the British Medical Association Book Awards.

That is not a bad thing – it's important to cover podiatry to psychiatry. I am all for better health for all.

That said, we were delighted to learn that ‘Addiction & Choice’ was highly commended by the British Medical Association and shortlisted for the Book of the Year award in the  ‘Public Health’ category.

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Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the Relationship
Nick Heather and Gabriel Segal—Oxford University Press, September 2016. ISBN: 9780198727224.



The collection of authors who contributed, including Segal, Heather and other luminaries in the field, reflect an understanding of addiction on various physiological, medical, psychological and philosophical levels.

I am proud to have written two chapters myself, as both an addict, a therapist and someone who want to fight addiction stigma.

So, we didn't win. But Highly Commended ain't that bad.

And I've had great feedback from readers.

I'd recommend anyone who wants to learn more about addiction to read "Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the Relationship".

I don't get money for it, but I sure get satisfaction from knowing just one more person in the world is educated about addiction and all its facets.

You can get the US version here

And your UK copy here

So I finally got around to recording The Recovery Formula: An Addict's Guide to Getting Clean & Sober Forever in audio book form. And yes, I narrated it myself.

You will soon be able to buy the book in a wide arrange of online stores (stay tuned!), but for now, you can get it on Amazon, Audible and iTunes.



If you're from the UK, you can check out a free sample and all the details on Amazon/Audible here

While my US friends can check out a free sample and all the details on Amazon/Audible here

The pages include how to buy it, or how to get it for free if you decide to trial out Audible.


Please feel free to leave me a review if you like it. I'd love to record The Happy Addict for you next...

Big love, Beth





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UnderTheDoormat.com is a well thought-out and well-run business, evidenced by the fact that it has already raised capital to expand to more areas of Europe as well as London.

This is not only a great company, but one that supports charity.

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Here are some of the homes and areas UnderTheDoormat.com currently offers and our project that they are kind enough to support: The concept is “A home for a home”, providing a home and care for the most vulnerable in society through our charity, DiversityInCare - and it doesn't personally cost you anything. You can use your extra earnings to support us.

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