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The Spiritual Paradox of Addiction

The Call for the Transcendent

By: Ashok Bedi & Joseph Pereira

Price: CAD $27.95

Publisher: Nicolas-Hays, Inc

Imprint: Nicolas-Hays, Inc

232 Pages

7.01 X 5 X 0.67 ins

ISBN:  9780892541928 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 03/25/2020

Addicts and alcoholics are often highly spiritualized individuals who lack the faith apparatus to make a healthy connection with their spiritual drive. As such, they turn to negative behavior patterns to fulfill that hunger: alcohol, drugs, food, sex, gambling, pornography, social media, and dysfunctional relationships. This book offers a series of insights and methods whereby faith may be restored and positively channeled into life-sustaining behaviors. It is addressed to addicts, their families and friends, as well as interested laypeople, government policymakers, and treatment professionals. The authors include instruction in yoga and breathing exercises, meditation, and mindfulness, as well as case studies and medical guidance for detoxification.



Ashok Bedi, MD, author of Crossing the Healing Zone, is a Jungian psychoanalyst and a board-certified psychiatrist. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a diplomat in psychological medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of England, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Rev. Joseph Pereira is the founder and managing director of the Kripa Foundation in Mumbai, India, which is devoted to the care, support, and treatment of those affected by chemical dependency and HIV and AIDS. He holds a master?s in psychology and philosophy, is certified in divinity and counseling, and is a trainer in the Iyengar school of yoga.



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