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Title: ADDICTION: THE FAMILY IN CRISIS
Movie ID: VT4603
Movie Number: 4603
Description: This program tells the poignant story of one man's addiction to alcohol and explains the process of addiction in the brain. It shows how a person starts abusing a drug to alter a mood or avoid a thought or situation. With continued drug use, the brain's pleasure circuit is activated and behaves as if the drug is important for survival. The program explores how the family of the alcoholic is devastated by his behavior and the typical role of "enabler" which family members too often play. The program follows the alcoholic thorugh a treatment program as he learns the causes of his addiction and how to keep his alcoholism under control through absention.
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Part: 0
Time: 28
Department: SSHS
Call Number: HV5132.A33 1995
At LSSU: Y

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