• The Neuroscience of Addiction - with Marc Lewis

    Neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the case that addiction isn't a disease at all, although it has been recently branded as such. Watch the Q&A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEjMi1OPnYY Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe In recent decades doctors have branded addiction a brain disease, and treated it as such. But in this riveting and provocative talk, neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the convincing case that addiction isn’t a disease at all. Using personal stories and robust science, he explains how addiction really impacts our brains, and how neuroplasticity and a developmental approach to treatment can help to overcome it. Marc Lewis is a neuroscientist and professor of developmental psychology, recently at the University ...

    published: 10 Dec 2016
  • Is Cannabis Addictive?

    What is addiction? The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) utilized more than 70 experts over four years to answer this question, and a public policy statement published in 2011 provided the consensus definition: “Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. Addiction is characterized by inability to consistently abstain, impairment in behavioral control, craving, diminished recognition of significant problems with one’s behaviors and interpersonal relationships, and a dysfunctional emotional re...

    published: 08 Feb 2016
  • Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

    What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much mo...

    published: 09 Jul 2015
  • Addiction

    Receive your own crate of awesome from Loot Anime at http://www.lootcrate.com/domics. Use code DOMICS to save 10%! Original Music by Christopher Carlone https://www.youtube.com/user/Carlonec Twitter: Carlonecmusic Website: http://www.christophercarlone.com/ Additional Animatosr: Shho: https://twitter.com/Shhotime Ehlboy: https://www.youtube.com/ehlboy Jomm: https://www.youtube.com/FlashJ0mm PO BOX: Domics 11-4040 Creditview Rd. Suite #317 Mississauga ON L5C 3Y8 Canada Follow me! TUMBLR: http://www.domics.me FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/domics.me TWITTER: https://twitter.com/OmNomDomz INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/omnomdomz I LIVESTREAM SOMETIMES: http://www.twitch.tv/d0mics This video is sponsored by LootCrate

    published: 13 Dec 2016
  • CVS Pharmacy to strengthen policy dispensing addictive drugs

    The pharmacy chain agreed to pay a $795-thousand-dollar settlement to the state

    published: 01 Sep 2016
  • The New Science of Sugar Addiction

    (Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Ashley Gearhardt, Yale and Rudd Center for Policy and Obesity, explores what makes certain foods capable of triggering an addictive process. Series: "UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment" [7/2011] [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 21692]

    published: 15 Jul 2011
  • Your Brain on Crack Cocaine

    Is crack really whack? Get your free audiobook! http://bit.ly/XIcZpz SUBSCRIBE (It's free) - http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Instagram and Twitter: @mitchellmoffit and @whalewatchmeplz Clickable: http://bit.ly/15J7ube and http://bit.ly/16F1jeC Follow AsapSCIENCE! TWITTER - http://bit.ly/16mYsWW FACEBOOK - http://on.fb.me/12fEcFg Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Further Reading -- Crack Facts: http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine Crack Mechanism on Dopamine (and Serotonin) http://www.pnas.org/content/98/9/5300.full Chemistry of Crack http://puffthemutantdragon.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/science-on-crack-the-chemistry-of-illegal-drugs-1/ Technical Details on Cocaine (and Crack) http://www.inchem.org/...

    published: 20 Nov 2013
  • Why Are Drugs So Hard to Quit?

    Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Addiction changes the signals in your brain and makes it hard to feel OK without the drug. This video from NIDA explains addiction in simple terms and offers a hotline to help you or a loved one find treatment. For more information, visit http://www.easyread.drugabuse.gov This video can also be viewed at: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-video.php http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/addiction-science Audio Transcript: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-audio-transcript.html Video Description and Transcript: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-full-video-description.html Comments on this video are allowed in acc...

    published: 07 Feb 2012
  • What is Addiction? [Gabor Maté]

    Dr. Gabor Maté talks about the root causes of addiction and how to deal with them. This is taken from the Q&A part of TJ Dawe's show - "Medicine". Footage used: - The jungle Prescription - Film Traler - Requiem For a Dream (2000) -Cameron Gray art work -Athene's Theory of Everything Hebrew Subtitles by: Nirit Sharon **************************** Omega Point Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Omega-Point/425751410807756 *************************** If you feel like supporting the channel, there is a PayPal donation button on my channel. *************************** Special thanks to the Kickstarter backers of Omega Point: Michael Zaremba j. faceless user Ron Trout Mehran Emami Stephen McGrechan Scott Soltis Sam Stevens Mark Staufer Bez Irani Mustis - Phantom of the Obsidi...

    published: 07 Jan 2014
  • What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? | Ebook

    Get your free audio book: http://dlfa.us/f/b01do5vwfo The multifaceted nature of harmful substance use and gambling requires interdisciplinary analysis to assess the underlying causes. What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? draws together evidence from twelve disciplines including anthropology, genetics, neurobiology, and public policy. Using a developmental approach, the book presents evidence on the factors that influence the development of harmful substance use and gambling.the determinants of harm operate at three levels: molecular, individual, and social. This book brings to light the complex interplay between them and presents the scientific, social, economic, political, and psychological influences of harmful substance use and gambling. These individual dete...

    published: 09 Feb 2017
  • Food Industry's Secret Weapon (WHY Sugar is addictive & in 80% of Food)

    This video explores the addictive nature of sugar, why it's in all our food and how it is affecting our brains, bodies and overall health. PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3946584 TWITTER - https://twitter.com/JEverettLearned 0:00 - Sugar is 8 times as addictive as cocaine 1:27 - Natural Drugs 2:20 - The Problem with Refinement 3:40 - Dopamine & your Reward System 4:08 - Sugar, the drug 6:15 - Is it Truly addictive? 7:03 - Sugar Tolerance 7:38 - Sugar Withdrawal 9:04 - Why Sugar is put in everything 10:29 - Brief Sugar History 11:36 - Are you addicted to Sugar? 12:03 - Try cutting it out! Robert Lustig deserves a lot of credit for educating so many people about how sugar is affecting so many people's health. I recommend checking out any of his talks on youtube or his book "Fat...

    published: 25 Oct 2016
  • Russell Brand From Addiction To Recovery

    Russell Brand Full Length documentary on drug addiction and recovery from drug abuse. Interesting full length documentary about heroin drug abuse that looks at the difference treating addicts with recovery and medically sound programs vs. throwing them in prisons and punishing them.

    published: 10 Mar 2016
  • What's In My Baggie? [FULL DOCUMENTARY]

    "What's In My Baggie?" is a documentary on the rise of misrepresented substances, as well as a critique of ineffective drug policy. For more info, visit whatsinmybaggie.com --- Contributors --- • "Adam Auctor" (Bunk Police, Founder) • Hamilton Morris (VICE, Science Editor) • Sean Dunagan (DEA, Former Senior Research Specialist) • Patrick Murphy (University of San Francisco, Professor) • Krystle Cole (NeuroSoup.com, Founder) • Diane Goldstein (Redondo P.D., Retired Lieutenant Commander) • Missi Wooldridge (DanceSafe, Executive Director) • Alexander Spit (Songwriter, Producer) --- Background --- According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, over 250 new drugs have been discovered since 2009. There are so many different psychoactive drugs floating around that p...

    published: 04 Sep 2014
  • "Addiction Rewires Your Brain Like Falling in Love Does"

    "We've tended to see addiction as either a sin or a disease. But there's no other disease for which 80 percent of the treatment is prayer, confession, and meeting," regrets Time reporter Maia Szalavitz. "Addiction basically rewires your brain in the same way love or parenting does." In her new book, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction, Szalavitz challenges the conventional wisdom that addicts are either diseased patients or dangerous criminals. Defining addiction as using a substance "compulsively despite negative consequences" such as serious damage to your work or personal life, she stresses that addiction is learned behavior, not abject powerlessness before a particular drug or activity. The addict's brain is not "broken" or permanently altered through dr...

    published: 03 May 2016
  • Rimworld Guide: Is Luciferium worth it? Rimworld Drug Guide

    Hi I'm Barky! And I'm back with another Rimworld guide. In the last Rimworld update, Alpha 15, drugs and an assignment drug system was implemented which you can read about in the description. In this video I speak about Luciferium which is a drug that boosts your Colonists abilities and whether or not I think it's worth using continuously. I got this idea from a Reddit post I saw. Any other questions feel free to ask away. Drugs system: Added new drugs system. It’s not just beer any more! Drugs typically create up to four effects. Not all drugs have all effects. Primary – The valuable short-term effect, whether it improves mood or work focus or combat effectiveness or makes one immune to a disease. Overdose – Excessive drug usage in a short time can build up blood toxicity, leading to ...

    published: 28 Sep 2016
  • The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction

    The National Institute on Drug Abuse introduces The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction. This video is an application of James Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation (1990) to the risk of addictive disorders. The model helps us understand why not everyone who abuses a drug becomes addicted and why it is currently not possible to predict who will. This video can also be viewed at: http://www.drugabuse.gov/public-education Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://newmedia.hhs.gov/standards/comment_policy.html

    published: 12 Sep 2014
The Neuroscience of Addiction - with Marc Lewis

The Neuroscience of Addiction - with Marc Lewis

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Neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the case that addiction isn't a disease at all, although it has been recently branded as such. Watch the Q&A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEjMi1OPnYY Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe In recent decades doctors have branded addiction a brain disease, and treated it as such. But in this riveting and provocative talk, neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the convincing case that addiction isn’t a disease at all. Using personal stories and robust science, he explains how addiction really impacts our brains, and how neuroplasticity and a developmental approach to treatment can help to overcome it. Marc Lewis is a neuroscientist and professor of developmental psychology, recently at the University of Toronto, where he taught and conducted research from 1989 to 2010, and presently at Radboud University in the Netherlands. He is the author or co-author of over 50 journal publications in psychology and neuroscience, editor of an academic book on developmental psychology, and co-author of a book for parents. More recently he has written two books concerning addiction. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://richannel.org/home/editorial-policy Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter
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Is Cannabis Addictive?

Is Cannabis Addictive?

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What is addiction? The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) utilized more than 70 experts over four years to answer this question, and a public policy statement published in 2011 provided the consensus definition: “Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. Addiction is characterized by inability to consistently abstain, impairment in behavioral control, craving, diminished recognition of significant problems with one’s behaviors and interpersonal relationships, and a dysfunctional emotional response.” Prohibitionists condemn cannabis as addictive, but does consuming the plant regularly lead to a chronic disease of the brain reward system that physically alters dopaminergic pathways and motivates a pathological pursuit of substance reward? Moreover, is the disease primary, and do cannabis addicts experience punishing cravings that demand relief? These symptoms can emerge in a small number of cannabis consumers, but it can also happen playing Candy Crush. This is why a deeper grasp of addiction and dependence is necessary to understand the widely different definitions of addiction. To put it another way, Time magazine encapsulated the problem in 2010 with the following headline: “Is Marijuana Addictive? It Depends How You Define Addiction.” To learn more visit us at www.prohbtd.com. Music provided by Format Entertainment www.formatent.com
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Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

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  • Updated: 09 Jul 2015
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What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Addiction

Addiction

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  • Updated: 13 Dec 2016
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Receive your own crate of awesome from Loot Anime at http://www.lootcrate.com/domics. Use code DOMICS to save 10%! Original Music by Christopher Carlone https://www.youtube.com/user/Carlonec Twitter: Carlonecmusic Website: http://www.christophercarlone.com/ Additional Animatosr: Shho: https://twitter.com/Shhotime Ehlboy: https://www.youtube.com/ehlboy Jomm: https://www.youtube.com/FlashJ0mm PO BOX: Domics 11-4040 Creditview Rd. Suite #317 Mississauga ON L5C 3Y8 Canada Follow me! TUMBLR: http://www.domics.me FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/domics.me TWITTER: https://twitter.com/OmNomDomz INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/omnomdomz I LIVESTREAM SOMETIMES: http://www.twitch.tv/d0mics This video is sponsored by LootCrate
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CVS Pharmacy to strengthen policy dispensing addictive drugs

CVS Pharmacy to strengthen policy dispensing addictive drugs

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  • Updated: 01 Sep 2016
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The pharmacy chain agreed to pay a $795-thousand-dollar settlement to the state
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The New Science of Sugar Addiction

The New Science of Sugar Addiction

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  • Updated: 15 Jul 2011
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(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Ashley Gearhardt, Yale and Rudd Center for Policy and Obesity, explores what makes certain foods capable of triggering an addictive process. Series: "UCSF Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment" [7/2011] [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 21692]
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Your Brain on Crack Cocaine

Your Brain on Crack Cocaine

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  • Updated: 20 Nov 2013
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Is crack really whack? Get your free audiobook! http://bit.ly/XIcZpz SUBSCRIBE (It's free) - http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Instagram and Twitter: @mitchellmoffit and @whalewatchmeplz Clickable: http://bit.ly/15J7ube and http://bit.ly/16F1jeC Follow AsapSCIENCE! TWITTER - http://bit.ly/16mYsWW FACEBOOK - http://on.fb.me/12fEcFg Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Further Reading -- Crack Facts: http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine Crack Mechanism on Dopamine (and Serotonin) http://www.pnas.org/content/98/9/5300.full Chemistry of Crack http://puffthemutantdragon.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/science-on-crack-the-chemistry-of-illegal-drugs-1/ Technical Details on Cocaine (and Crack) http://www.inchem.org/documents/pims/pharm/pim139e.htm Wiki on Cocaine and Crack http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocaine http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crack_cocaine
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Why Are Drugs So Hard to Quit?

Why Are Drugs So Hard to Quit?

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  • Updated: 07 Feb 2012
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Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Addiction changes the signals in your brain and makes it hard to feel OK without the drug. This video from NIDA explains addiction in simple terms and offers a hotline to help you or a loved one find treatment. For more information, visit http://www.easyread.drugabuse.gov This video can also be viewed at: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-video.php http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/addiction-science Audio Transcript: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-audio-transcript.html Video Description and Transcript: http://easyread.drugabuse.gov/quit-drugs-full-video-description.html Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.drugabuse.gov/comment-policy
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What is Addiction? [Gabor Maté]

What is Addiction? [Gabor Maté]

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  • Updated: 07 Jan 2014
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Dr. Gabor Maté talks about the root causes of addiction and how to deal with them. This is taken from the Q&A part of TJ Dawe's show - "Medicine". Footage used: - The jungle Prescription - Film Traler - Requiem For a Dream (2000) -Cameron Gray art work -Athene's Theory of Everything Hebrew Subtitles by: Nirit Sharon **************************** Omega Point Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Omega-Point/425751410807756 *************************** If you feel like supporting the channel, there is a PayPal donation button on my channel. *************************** Special thanks to the Kickstarter backers of Omega Point: Michael Zaremba j. faceless user Ron Trout Mehran Emami Stephen McGrechan Scott Soltis Sam Stevens Mark Staufer Bez Irani Mustis - Phantom of the Obsidian Order Joey Weissman Marsden Shaver Viktor Zaunders Fo Radha Erik Bjäreholt Shlomo Yosefian Randy Keats Zachary Jude Rebeiro Medardo Luis Garcia Contrera Gary Collins Espen Andre Aas Ryan Jedlicka Erika Fitzpatrick Justin Hickman Brendan Soltys Tatiana Crisan Manuel Pennuto Frank Zestiroma Holger Kelz Vegard Gjerde Sebastian Van Hoeck Fred Sun Hill Raimo Kaarlaid Daniel Oscar Fuglsang Sadaf Lotfalian Jeremy Colbeck Payam John A Adank Christopher Savoie Ter Bial Miguel Rodriguez Jason Adams Tommy Söderlund
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What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? | Ebook

What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? | Ebook

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  • Updated: 09 Feb 2017
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Get your free audio book: http://dlfa.us/f/b01do5vwfo The multifaceted nature of harmful substance use and gambling requires interdisciplinary analysis to assess the underlying causes. What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? draws together evidence from twelve disciplines including anthropology, genetics, neurobiology, and public policy. Using a developmental approach, the book presents evidence on the factors that influence the development of harmful substance use and gambling.the determinants of harm operate at three levels: molecular, individual, and social. This book brings to light the complex interplay between them and presents the scientific, social, economic, political, and psychological influences of harmful substance use and gambling. These individual determinants are then synthesised into an integrative heuristic model to encourage new ways of thinking. The findings from this analysis are used to elaborate key general implications for health and broadersocial policy, clinical practice, and future research.what Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours? is based on research from Alice Rap, a multidisciplinary European study of addictive substances and behaviours in contemporary society. This is an essential resource for public health professionals, stakeholders influencing policy for addictive substances and behaviours, students, and academics looking to better understand the factors influencing substance use and gambling and the implications this research has foraddiction prevention policy.
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Food Industry's Secret Weapon (WHY Sugar is addictive & in 80% of Food)

Food Industry's Secret Weapon (WHY Sugar is addictive & in 80% of Food)

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  • Updated: 25 Oct 2016
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This video explores the addictive nature of sugar, why it's in all our food and how it is affecting our brains, bodies and overall health. PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3946584 TWITTER - https://twitter.com/JEverettLearned 0:00 - Sugar is 8 times as addictive as cocaine 1:27 - Natural Drugs 2:20 - The Problem with Refinement 3:40 - Dopamine & your Reward System 4:08 - Sugar, the drug 6:15 - Is it Truly addictive? 7:03 - Sugar Tolerance 7:38 - Sugar Withdrawal 9:04 - Why Sugar is put in everything 10:29 - Brief Sugar History 11:36 - Are you addicted to Sugar? 12:03 - Try cutting it out! Robert Lustig deserves a lot of credit for educating so many people about how sugar is affecting so many people's health. I recommend checking out any of his talks on youtube or his book "Fat Chance" Clips from: Stephanie Soechtig's "Fed Up" CBC's "The Fifth Estate - The Secrets of Sugar" Damon Gameau's "That Sugar Film" RTE One's "Sugar Crash"
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Russell Brand   From Addiction To Recovery

Russell Brand From Addiction To Recovery

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Russell Brand Full Length documentary on drug addiction and recovery from drug abuse. Interesting full length documentary about heroin drug abuse that looks at the difference treating addicts with recovery and medically sound programs vs. throwing them in prisons and punishing them.
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What's In My Baggie? [FULL DOCUMENTARY]

What's In My Baggie? [FULL DOCUMENTARY]

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  • Updated: 04 Sep 2014
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"What's In My Baggie?" is a documentary on the rise of misrepresented substances, as well as a critique of ineffective drug policy. For more info, visit whatsinmybaggie.com --- Contributors --- • "Adam Auctor" (Bunk Police, Founder) • Hamilton Morris (VICE, Science Editor) • Sean Dunagan (DEA, Former Senior Research Specialist) • Patrick Murphy (University of San Francisco, Professor) • Krystle Cole (NeuroSoup.com, Founder) • Diane Goldstein (Redondo P.D., Retired Lieutenant Commander) • Missi Wooldridge (DanceSafe, Executive Director) • Alexander Spit (Songwriter, Producer) --- Background --- According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, over 250 new drugs have been discovered since 2009. There are so many different psychoactive drugs floating around that people don’t even realize the complex nature of the current situation. To document our findings, we filmed substance test kit results at music festivals, as well as interviews with harm reduction organizations, law enforcement officials, and distributors of these illicit substances. We quickly discovered that most of the time people were surprised to find that their bag of drugs was not what they paid for.
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"Addiction Rewires Your Brain Like Falling in Love Does"

"Addiction Rewires Your Brain Like Falling in Love Does"

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  • Updated: 03 May 2016
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"We've tended to see addiction as either a sin or a disease. But there's no other disease for which 80 percent of the treatment is prayer, confession, and meeting," regrets Time reporter Maia Szalavitz. "Addiction basically rewires your brain in the same way love or parenting does." In her new book, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction, Szalavitz challenges the conventional wisdom that addicts are either diseased patients or dangerous criminals. Defining addiction as using a substance "compulsively despite negative consequences" such as serious damage to your work or personal life, she stresses that addiction is learned behavior, not abject powerlessness before a particular drug or activity. The addict's brain is not "broken" or permanently altered through drug use, even if her behavior becomes increasingly problematic. "What actually goes wrong in addiction is that you fall in love with a drug instead of a person," she says. "People never shoot up in front of the police. People plan very carefully to ensure they have a supply. That doesn't look like they are not making choices. It is very similar to the way people act when they are having an affair: they sneak around, they tell lies, they do things that they wouldn't otherwise do in order to make sure they can be with that person." Szalavitz, whose 2006 book Help at Any Cost unmasked abuse and fraud at "troubled teen" programs, says that the only rationale for why some drugs (such as tobacco) are legal and others (such as marijuana or cocaine) are not has to do with past racial and demographic hysterias and that the criminalization of substance abuse is doomed to failure. "If addiction is compulsory behavior despite negative consequences," she says, "negative consequences ain't going to fix it." Interview by Nick Gillespie. Camera by Todd Krainin and Joshua Swain; edited by Swain. About 6 minutes long. Go to http://reason.com/reasontv/2016/05/03/maia-szalavitz-author-of-unbroken-brain for HD, mobile, and audio versions of this video and subscribe to Reason TV's YouTube Channel to receive automatic notification when new material goes live.
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Rimworld Guide: Is Luciferium worth it? Rimworld Drug Guide

Rimworld Guide: Is Luciferium worth it? Rimworld Drug Guide

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  • Updated: 28 Sep 2016
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Hi I'm Barky! And I'm back with another Rimworld guide. In the last Rimworld update, Alpha 15, drugs and an assignment drug system was implemented which you can read about in the description. In this video I speak about Luciferium which is a drug that boosts your Colonists abilities and whether or not I think it's worth using continuously. I got this idea from a Reddit post I saw. Any other questions feel free to ask away. Drugs system: Added new drugs system. It’s not just beer any more! Drugs typically create up to four effects. Not all drugs have all effects. Primary – The valuable short-term effect, whether it improves mood or work focus or combat effectiveness or makes one immune to a disease. Overdose – Excessive drug usage in a short time can build up blood toxicity, leading to unconsciousness and possible death. Tolerance – Long-term usage of a drug can build up a tolerance which makes subsequent usage less and less effective in producing the high. Addiction – Drug use can form an addiction. This generates a new need for the drug which the pawn will try to feed regularly. If the need isn’t fed, the pawn will develop withdrawal symptoms (low mood, reduced consciousness). Eventually withdrawal will pass and the addiction will go away. Drugs can be assigned for regular taking through the drug policy system. Similar to Outfits, drug policies are an assigned schedule for taking drugs. You can set any number of drugs, each with a frequency. For example, you can assign a colonist to drink 2 beers every day, and take one Malari-Block every 5 days. The drugs are: Beer – Improved mood but worsened capacities. Addictive. Malari-block – Prevents malaria infection for 5 days. Yayo – Stimulant pleasure drug, addictive. FlakeCheap, short high, very addictive. Wake-up – Improves work performance, addictive. Smokeleaf – Improved mood but worsened capacities. More hunger, slower movement. Can form dependence. Go-Juice – Synthetic futuristic combat drug. Boost speed and fighting capacity tremendously. Addictive. Luciferium – Glitterworld mechanites that give huge bonuses to most capacities. However, without repeated doses the user goes insane and dies. It is impossible to clear the addiction, and the drug is 100% addictive on one dose. Drugs are produced in various ways, typically at the new Drug Lab building, from various precursor chemicals and growable crops. They require research to create. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Find me on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BarkyStreams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BarkyStreams Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BaRKy Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/BarkyStreams Snapchat: BarkyPlays - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction

The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse introduces The Swiss Cheese Model of Drug Addiction. This video is an application of James Reason’s Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation (1990) to the risk of addictive disorders. The model helps us understand why not everyone who abuses a drug becomes addicted and why it is currently not possible to predict who will. This video can also be viewed at: http://www.drugabuse.gov/public-education Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://newmedia.hhs.gov/standards/comment_policy.html
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