Stanton Peele

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Name: Stanton Peele
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Stanton Peele on How the Recovery Movement Hijacked 'Sobriety'

Yolanda/Flickr BeforeAlcoholics Anonymous and the recovery movement hijacked the term,"sober" simply meant not being currently intoxicated. Now, sober isa state of being—one you can only achieve through total, lifelongabstinence if you  ever  drank a ... [Published REASON Online - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 2 reports

Read Reason ’s Complete March 2014 Issue

Our entire Marchissue is now available online. Don’t miss: Peter Huber onovercoming 20th-century medical regulations to allow 21st-centurycures; Stanton Peele on the cultural basis for the debate about sexaddiction; John Hood on the success of free-market ... [Published REASON Online - Mar 04 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Marathoners Anonymous?

James McWilliams, an avid long-distance runner,  wonders  whether he might be addicted to exercise: Potentially addicted runners will cheat family time to run, sneak in runs without telling people, design vacations around exercise opportunities, will ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 2 reports

Stanton Peele on Brain Scans and Sex Addiction

Reigh LeBlanc / Foter / CC BY-NC Last July, researchers at UCLAreported that the brains of people diagnosed as "hypersexual" donot display distinctive responses to sexual images. The study'sauthors interpreted their findings as evidence that hypersex ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 26 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

History Is Written By The Sober

Stanton Peele  blames  the Temperance movement for expurgating our Founding Fathers’ prolific drinking habits from American history: It is impossible for Americans to accept the extent to which the Colonial period—including our most sacred political ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Feb 22 2014 - Updated Feb 22 2014 - 2 reports

Stanton Peele Asks if George Washington Was an Alcoholic By Modern Standards

Alonzo Chappel/Public Domain George Washington’s alcohol consumption was, attimes, prodigious. That consumption by Washington and his fellowfounding fathers has been whitewashed—literally—from Americanhistory by the intervening Temperance movement, whose ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 22 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 2 reports

Stanton Peele on Why We Have Drug Scares

Why does the drugscare meme appear so regularly in America? If we accept at facevalue that, indeed, so many substances have reared their ugly,panic-inspiring heads in such regular succession, then it seems wehave never gotten a handle on drugs in America, ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Feb 05 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 2 reports

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Is Government's Fault, Says Congressman

cTm Designs / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND What killed Philip Seymour Hoffman? During acongressional hearing yesterday, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) suggested that it wasn't just heroin.Another factor was complicit in the death of the 46-year-old actor:the federal ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 05 2014]
First reported Feb 05 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 1 reports

Going On A Trip And Never Coming Back

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s quick journey from long-term sobriety to relapse to death scares Seth Mnookin, who has struggled with alcohol and heroin addiction: My first attempt at recovery came in 1991, when I was 19 years old. Almost exactly two years ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 05 2014]
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 2 reports

Does Calling Heroin Addiction a Brain Disease Help Avoid Tragedies Like Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death?

Wikipedia In arecent  Time  essay, DavidSheff  says Philip Seymour Hoffman was not responsible for the decisions thatled to his death because he suffered from "a brain disease that'soften progressive"—i.e., drug addiction:It wasn't Hoffman's fault that ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 04 2014]
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 2 reports

Stanton Peele Says Philip Seymour Hoffman Was Taught To Be Helpless Before Drugs

Georges Biard Philip Seymour Hoffman is not a good symbol forthe efficacy of American treatment. He was famously abstinent afterhaving entered rehab at 22.  Then, supposedly abstinent for 23years, he took some pain medications and went completely hay ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 04 2014]
First reported Feb 01 2014 - Updated Feb 01 2014 - 2 reports

Stanton Peele: Government Says You Can’t Overcome Addiction, Contrary to What Government Research Shows

massdistraction / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND The American Board of Addiction Medicineand the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) believe that peoplenever overcome addiction. Yet, people recover from addiction allthe time. How do we know? Stanton Peele points ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 01 2014]

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Stanton Peele on How the Recovery Movement Hija... [Published REASON Online - Mar 22 2014]
Stanton Peele on How the Recovery Movement Hija... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 22 2014]
Read Reason ’s Complete March 2014 Issue [Published REASON Online - Mar 04 2014]
Read Reason’s Complete March 2014 Issue [Published Hit & Run - Mar 04 2014]
Marathoners Anonymous? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 28 2014]
Stanton Peele on Brain Scans and Sex Addiction [Published REASON Online - Feb 26 2014]
Stanton Peele on Brain Scans and Sex Addiction [Published Hit & Run - Feb 26 2014]
History Is Written By The Sober [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 25 2014]
Stanton Peele Asks if George Washington Was an ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 22 2014]
Stanton Peele Asks if George Washington Was an ... [Published Hit & Run - Feb 22 2014]
Stanton Peele on Why We Have Drug Scares [Published REASON Online - Feb 17 2014]
Stanton Peele on Why We Have Drug Scares [Published Hit & Run - Feb 17 2014]
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Is Government's ... [Published REASON Online - Feb 05 2014]
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Is Government's ... [Published Hit & Run - Feb 05 2014]
Going On A Trip And Never Coming Back [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 05 2014]
Does Calling Heroin Addiction a Brain Disease H... [Published REASON Online - Feb 04 2014]
Does Calling Heroin Addiction a Brain Disease H... [Published Hit & Run - Feb 04 2014]
Stanton Peele Says Philip Seymour Hoffman Was T... [Published REASON Online - Feb 04 2014]
Stanton Peele Says Philip Seymour Hoffman Was T... [Published Hit & Run - Feb 04 2014]
Is Heroin Use 'Soaring'? [Published Hit & Run - Feb 04 2014]
Stanton Peele: Government Says You Can’t Overco... [Published REASON Online - Feb 01 2014]
Stanton Peele: Government Says You Can’t Overco... [Published Hit & Run - Feb 01 2014]
Saint Jude Retreats Announces Radio Interview w... [Published PRWeb - Nov 13 2013]
What’s The Best Way For Parents To Deal With Un... [Published Think Progress - Oct 25 2013]
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Stanton Peele on How the Recovery Movement Hija... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 22 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="150" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/13954162101857.jpg" title="|||Yolanda/Flickr" width="200" style="float: right;"/&gt;BeforeAlcoholics Anonymous and the recovery movement hijacked the term,"sober" simply meant ...
Read Reason’s Complete March 2014 Issue [Published Hit & Run - Mar 04 2014]
<p><img alt="Reason March 2014" height="393" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_03/reason-march-2014.jpg?h=393&w=300" title="|||" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Our entire Marchissue is now available online. Don’t miss: Peter ...
Marathoners Anonymous? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 28 2014]
James McWilliams, an avid long-distance runner,  wonders  whether he might be addicted to exercise: Potentially addicted runners will cheat family time to run, sneak in runs without telling people, design vacations around exercise opportunities, will ...
Stanton Peele on Brain Scans and Sex Addiction [Published Hit & Run - Feb 26 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="200" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_02/your-fetish-is-showing-reigh-l.jpg?h=200&w=200" title="Your fetish is showing.|||Reigh LeBlanc / Foter / CC BY-NC" width="200" style="float: right;"/&gt;Last July, ...
History Is Written By The Sober [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 25 2014]
Stanton Peele  blames  the Temperance movement for expurgating our Founding Fathers’ prolific drinking habits from American history: It is impossible for Americans to accept the extent to which the Colonial period—including our most sacred political ...
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