Drugless Addictions

James Montgomery, MD

Stress, Brain Architecture, Addiction

July 2011

Dr. James Montgomery, from Pine Grove Behavioral Health Center, discusses differences and similarities between substance and process addictions and their treatments. Dr. Montgomery takes a broad look, from early brain development to the behavioural mechanisms of addiction. He also looks ahead to challenges in treatment, like the co-occurrence of multiple addictions, and suggests integrating more digital technologies into the treatment process. 

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