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High achievers and addiction… it’s not just the stress

By Dr. Daniel Hochman Doctors, lawyers, managers, and business executives are so smart they don’t get addicted right? Most of...

What Causes Addiction

By Dr. Daniel Hochman Suffering. Suffering. Suffering. Is that clear enough? Addiction is the story of human suffering. We simply...

Why I created Self Recovery

By Dr. Daniel Hochman For starters, our country has a huge f&%*ing issue with addictions, and there are a bunch...

What Really Is Willpower?

By Dr. Daniel Hochman I can’t tell you how many times I have a patient or their family suggest to...

Why Substances Don’t Cause Addiction

By Dr. Daniel Hochman If you are old enough to remember the Reagan years, you remember Nancy Reagan’s campaign in...

Is Addiction a Choice? Not really

By Dr. Daniel Hochman As a psychiatrist in the addiction field, I enjoy the endless thought-provoking discussions that come up...