2 posts from day 08/11/2017

Imagine Dragons frontman opens up about his depression and crisis of faith (CBS NEWS)

TORONTO, ON- FEBRUARY 28 - Michael Mallinson portrait by David Cooper February 28, 2014.

One of the biggest rock acts of the decade, Imagine Dragons has just announced they will headline a concert near the Las Vegas Strip to benefit victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in the band's hometown. Their song "Believer" illustrates a deep personal struggle with depression by frontman Dan Reynolds. ...

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Is Addiction a Disease? (from Scientific American)

The prevailing wisdom today is that addiction is a disease. This is the main line of the medical model of mental disorders with which the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is aligned: addiction is a chronic and relapsing brain disease in which drug use becomes involuntary despite its negative consequences. ...

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