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Alcohol belongs to a group of chemicals collectively known as intoxicants.


Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. First, alcohol hijacks the reward systems of the midbrain in charge of detecting and experiencing pleasure through the release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens and the ventral tegmental area with a pleasurable stimulation that far exceeds the normal pleasures of life such as eating and sexual reproduction.

The usurped reward system and the co-occurring hypoactive frontal lobes result in the development of maladaptive traits among addicts lying, cheating, deceiving, being selfish, etc.

Nature has cleverly coupled the reward system with the survival of the individual and with evolutionary success. Addicted animals are doomed alcojolicos use intoxicants repeatedly even if this repetition leads to death by causing animals to neglect real survival needs such as food or water.

AA is, without a doubt, the largest over 2 million members and most widely available over countries of all self-help groups. The NAc and the VTA are the core components of the reward system of the brain, and dopamine is the neurotransmitter that, when elevated in these nuclei, gives animals a positive, soce effect 2,3.

The author has no financial conflicts of interest to report. The reward system lacks the ability to calculate and ponder the danger of using intoxicants; it is simply determined to make the animal repeat pleasurable activities since this strategy has millions of years of established success.

Un mecanismo de acción propuesto para los Doce pasos de Alcohólicos Anónimos

Subscribe in a reader. In the case of humans, the quest doe the reward system to make addicts repeatedly use intoxicants results in the development of maladaptive behaviors lying, cheating, stealing, being selfish, etc.


Este libro explica cada uno de los Doce Pasos sugeridos que constituyen la forma de vida de A. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives to the care of God as we understood him. Steps 1, 2 and 3 promote the use of a necessary Surrogate Decision-Maker. First, through steps 1 to 3, it encourages the use of a Surrogate Decision-Maker often, it is the AA group itself that acts as such. When the nuclei composing the reward system unaware of any negative evolutionary consequences pasls dopamine surges sense a dramatic increase of dopamine above and beyond what food or sex produce ve immediately equate it with survival and evolutionary success.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Repeatedly using intoxicants is what the reward system senses as evolutionarily correct. Coherence between the steps and what we know about the dofe of the addicted brain can therefore be explained as follows: Twelve steps programs have been the cornerstone of addiction treatment in the US for over 70 years.

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Humans, unlike other species, have very developed frontal lobes. The Twelve Steps of AA help alcoholics reverse these effects. Hypofrontality is therefore essential for the denial and rationalization alcoholiocs which addicts justify their drug use, and helps us soce their lack of insight and immunity to the devastating consequences of drug use for themselves and their loved ones.

A proposed mechanism of action for the Twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Bob has now an international presence with tens of thousands of groups regularly meeting around the world.

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Addicts are not intrinsically bad people; they have bad behaviors as a result of their addictive illness. Es una herramienta excelente para la recuperacion no solo del alcoholismo pero tambien de muchas otras adicciones. Not so easy to obtain as you would think.

In a way, these maladaptive behaviors serve well the evolutionary goal to repeat what feels good. Advances in understanding the neuroscience of addiction have allowed the identification of two brain areas that, among others, explain the irrational and self-destructive behavior of alcoholics. Throughout evolutionary history, animals have consistently found evolutionary success in repeating behaviors that cause dopamine surges in the reward system.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Through different biochemical pathways, intoxicants share a common final mechanism of action in the brain: Over millions of years of evolutionary history, repeating what feels good is synonymous with success. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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To understand how the Twelve Steps may operate, it is first necessary to understand what are they trying to fix; that is, what the effects of alcohol are in the brain. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Unfortunately, the frontal lobes are a primary target of the intoxicants, often rendering them too impaired to make a connection between the use of intoxicants and their negative consequences.