The Brain Can Change – Why Addiction Recovery Works
Posted Nov 14 2010 8:23am
by Lisa Frederiksen
One of the biggest fears family members and addicts/alcoholics have after viewing SPECT scans is that what appears to be holes in the brain is permanent. It’s not.
21st century brain and addiction-related research is showing the power of the brain to heal, to change, but it needs our help. To better understand what a person can do, read Dr. David Perlmutter’s article, “ Neurogenesis: How to Change Your Brain ,” posted November 2, 1010, on The Huffington Post website.
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This kind of information can help family members and addicts/alcoholics appreciate that the brain can change and addiction recovery — living a substance free and joy-filled life — is entirely possible.