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Episode 8: Defining An Addict: Language, Creativity, Depression, Addiction

46 minutes

We briefly consider how we, as addicts, feel about the terms used to describe us. By others? By ourselves? Then we consider—at length!—what's up with addicts so often being plagued by depression and creativity.

Referenced in this episode

How Language Can Undermine Addiction Recovery / Melissa Dahl, New York Magazine http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/08/how-language-can-undermine-addiction-recovery.html

We Are Having the Wrong Conversation About Robin Williams / Richard Taite, Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-taite/robin-williams-we-are-hav_b_5697796.html

Gifted, Talented, Addicted / Douglas Eby, Talent Development Resources http://talentdevelop.com/articles/GTA.html

The 27 Club / Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/27_Club

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