Dr Gabor Mate – Our Compulsive Society

Dr Gabor Mate interview with Steve Paiken on TVO’s The Agenda

Steve Paiken asks…

What’s the cause of adiction?

” In medicine it’s a mistake to try to attribe things to just one cause, but if there is one single, major, dominant cause; then the major cause in serious chemical addictions , is trauma:  childhood trauma.”


emerging findings show the same is true for psychosis and  other serious “mental illnesses”

Hear Dr Gabor Maté speak in Toronto

If you have children, work with children or were once a child yourself  then you may want to check out Dr Maté in Toronto in April 2012…


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