Maia Szalavitz

neuroscience journalist

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Neuroscience journalist who has contributed to the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Washington Post and Vice; author of the forthcoming book, Unbroken Brain: Why Addiction Is a Learning Disorder and Why It Matters 

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"Drug abuse" has long been criminalized, but drug addiction is now recognized as a medical problem, and it's taking a staggering toll.

A Deadly Epidemic and New Rules for Drug Addiction

"Drug abuse" has long been criminalized, but drug addiction is now recognized as a medical problem, and it's taking a staggering toll.

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They call them "legal highs" or, in the acronym driven drug lingo, NPS.

Legal Highs with Lethal Consequences

They call them "legal highs" or, in the acronym driven drug lingo, NPS.

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For most of the last 75 years, the treatment of addiction in the U.S.

Rethinking Addiction

For most of the last 75 years, the treatment of addiction in the U.S.

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