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H. Blair Simpson, M.D., Ph.D.
November 03, 2011

“This is an area of hot research … There’s a new model of addictions which says it starts with you impulsively taking a substance but then as you take the substance in fact you lose the ability to control the ability to take it anymore and that addiction becomes a compulsion …”




Helen Blair Simpson, M.D., Ph.D.
2010 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic
New York State Psychiatric Institute

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