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with slot machine/video poker addiction as the drug of choice. As you know, the same area of the brain lights up with cocaine use and gambling. In order for addicts, recovering addicts and treatment professionals to fully understand addiction, it is essential that they understand that "mind" and "brain" are not separate from "body" and, indeed, are body. Body rules. Knowing that is one of the most humbling wisdoms we can bear.
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