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By Claudio Colace

"Drug dreams", or the desires within which drug-dependent sufferers use or try and use the medicine that they're hooked on, are a well-documented medical phenomenon in quite a few kinds of drug dependancy. Authors have highlighted their scientific, prognostic and healing usefulness, seeing that they supply information regarding the sufferers' "drug craving", their skill to deal with it, and their motivation to stick fresh and sober. even if, the learn of drug desires additionally finds numerous implications and notion for normal dream learn and conception, in particular with admire to the new neuropsychology of dreaming, the emotional adaptive theories of dream, and the classical Freudian thought of dreams.This publication is aimed toward offering a scientific and accomplished dialogue on drug desires by way of contemplating many of the views concerned (such as remedy in drug dependancy, the neurobiology of drug yearning, affective neuroscience, dream examine) and, preferably, at suggesting destiny medical purposes for therapists (counsellors, psychoytherapists, clinicians) in command of treating drug-addicted sufferers, in addition to offering enter for dream researchers. The e-book attracts from the author's scientific and examine adventure on drug desires between heroin-addicted sufferers, in addition to from the clinical literature during this box. The ebook consists of 3 components: the phenomenology of drug desires, their scientific and healing facets, and their implications for the dream learn and theory.

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