ISBN 9788174368485,Understandings Addictions

Understandings Addictions


Roli Books



Roli Books

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788174368485

ISBN-10 8174368485

Paper Back

Number of Pages 200 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Understanding Addictions is a comprehensive and practical guide to accepting and dealing with addiction. From drugs to alcohol, from sexual to cyber addiction, and from gambling to crossaddictions, the book defines the problem, shares common myths and realities associated with it and offer ways to deal with this dreaded disease many of us or around us face in this fastpaced life.

Recovery is an important phase when dealing with an addiction and family and peer support is an integral part that cannot be overlooked. With details of organizations that help one deal with this disease of the mind, and how family members can support the addict, this book is a must read to face the challenge.

About the Author
Smita Barooah Sanyal is a writer and counsellor, and works primarily with people recovering from addictions. She has earlier coauthored Pregnancy Care Made Easy, published by Roli Books in 2007. Smitas other passions include fine arts photography and her work has been exhibited in some of Asias most prestigious art galleries. Some of her work can be seen online at

Smita attended Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, and Monash University (Singapore campus). Currently, she splits her time between India and Singapore, where she lives with her husband and two sons