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Drug addiction as demonic possession | Dale Atrens
Article Published: 2000
Type: Articles and Dissertations
Published By: Overland vol 158, Autumn 2000, pp.19-24
Further Information This evaluation of the addiction hypothesis was written by a respected and experienced neuropsychologist and researcher who is concerned with a drug war which has taken on "the trappings of religion" and with the politicizing of science that has come with it.
Dr. Dale Atrens holds a Ph.D. in Neuropsychology from Rutgers University. He has held a number of academic positions in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, and is presently Reader in Psychobiology at the University of Sydney in Australia. Academic appointments have included that of Visiting Scientist at Rockefeller University, New York, and Scientific Fellow at the Collège de France, Paris and Visiting Professor at New York University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Atrens has published extensively in journals of neuroscience and pharmacology, and is the author and co-author of many books, both academic and popular.