By Dr. Gabor Mate
Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, 520 pages
Mate’s bestselling In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction has become a pillar in the discussion of addiction. It offers, in clear and precise prose, an alternative to the conventional disease model. Based on an incredible array of personal experience in treating addicts in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, “North America’s largest urban slum,” Mate delves in the psychopharmacology of addiction and describes the experience as a spiritual one, using the lens of the Tibetan Buddhist wheel of Samsara. This book has greatly informed our work, as does Mate’s continued insight into the experience and the treatment of addition.