... the current system for bringing promising biomedical research to the bedside is operating at an obsolete level of efficiency, causing great delay, and consequently resulting in the loss of many lives. - Roger Rosenberg (JAMA 2003;289:1305-6)
This chapter aims to cover: What are the main forms of dependency? Smoking, alcohol, other drugs, junk food, gambling, pornography. How big a problem is dependency for health & wellbeing? What are the effective treatments? Identifying one’s own dependencies & working out a personal response.