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Addiction—the thematic malady for our society—entails every type of psychological and societal problem
Stanton Peele Ph.D.
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Stanton Peele, Ph.D., J.D., is the author of Recover! He has worked in the addiction field since the publication of Love and Addiction in 1975.
Addiction—the thematic malady for our society—entails every type of psychological and societal problem.