Stanton Peele has been at the cutting edge of addiction theory and practice since writing, with Archie Brodsky, Love and Addiction in 1975. He has developed the on-line Life Process Program, and has written (with Ilse Thompson), Recover! Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life with The PERFECT Program. He can be found online on Facebook and Twitter.
Latest from Stanton Peele
Fictional dramas aid leading medical historians in misrepresenting what happens when people get hooked on cocaine and other substances.
Sobriety isn't an abstinence fixation; it's about having purpose
Heroin epidemic? Cunning disease? Or learned powerlessness?
Why does the National Institute on Drug Abuse contradict its own research?
Under the influence of alcohol-treatment evangelists, courts, employers, and parents are forcing people into 12-step programs for the slightest of reasons.
From emergency surgery to addiction therapy, courts are letting "the experts," rather than parents, decide what treatment to give kids.
The disturbing consequences of treating addiction as a disease-and every bad habit as an addiction.