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It has been criticized and misunderstood, yet voices against AA have failed to slow down its progress and success. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Book by AA World Services.

One person found this helpful. A proposed mechanism of action for the Twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. First, alcohol hijacks the reward systems of the midbrain in charge of detecting and experiencing pleasure through the release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens and the ventral tegmental area with a pleasurable stimulation that far exceeds the normal pleasures of life such as eating and sexual reproduction.

Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The usurped reward system and the co-occurring hypoactive frontal lobes result in the development of maladaptive traits among addicts lying, cheating, deceiving, being selfish, etc. These alccoholicos are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

The frontal lobes are what make humans the only species can overcome addiction through logic and reason. These pleasurable experiences are essential for the survival and evolution of the species. I gave this to a friend, and I was really happy to 21 the wealth of knowledge in this recovery book! A proposed mechanism of action for the Twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.



Therefore, they benefit from having a trusted Surrogate Decision-Maker. Throughout evolutionary history, animals have consistently found evolutionary success in repeating behaviors that cause dopamine surges in the reward system. Why might AA help reverse the intoxicant usurpation of the reward system and the resulting hypofrontality? Hypofrontality contributes to impulsivity and disinhibition which in turn makes drug or alcohol consumption more likely to happen.

The frontal lobes are what make humans the only species can overcome addiction through logic and reason.

What do the intoxicants have in common, and how do they affect the brain? AA is, without a doubt, the largest over 2 million members and most widely available over countries of all self-help groups.

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Step 11 promotes increased blood flow to the frontal lobes and contributes to reversing drug-induced hypofrontality. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Why we abuse drugs, alcohol and nicotine. Nature has cleverly linked pleasure with survival, and it is exactly this link.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. For the addict, the drug is survival.

Addicts are often unable to use logic and reason to work their way out of their addiction. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Among peer-support groups for alcoholics, Alcoholics anonymous AA is by far the most widespread and successful with tens of thousands of groups all around the world. Numerous neuroimaging studies of the brain at work show that different types of meditation results in an increase in blood flow to the frontal lobes which can also be seen as a way of reversing the hypofrontality seen in addiction.


Intoxicants therefore usurp and hijack the reward system of the brain, giving the organism powerful reasons to repeat using them despite negative consequences.

They are using their prefrontal cortex to help correct a defect in their prefrontal cortex, a very difficult task. Write a customer review. Animals who eat feel good, their brains remember it, and they eat repeatedly. Zlcoholicos to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.


Repeated sexual activity feels good and, by engaging in intercourse, animals pass on their genes and promote the survival of the species. Humans, unlike other species, have very ed frontal lobes.

First, through steps 1 to 3, it encourages the use of a Surrogate Decision-Maker often, it is the AA group itself that acts as such. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Total Abstinence Society was founded in the s.

Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc; This Behavioral Compensation is therefore a form of behavioral rehabilitation that disarms the reward system of the tools maladaptive behaviors necessary to promote the use of intoxicants.

Repeatedly using intoxicants is what the reward system senses as evolutionarily correct. AA presents, through the first 3 steps, the idea of a Surrogate Decision-Maker.

You can create different inventories based on the big book style — resentment, fear, sex and harms done. Sold by Recovery Now and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.