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Dr. Gabor Maté 

Capitalism Makes Us Crazy: Dr. Gabor Maté on Illness & Addiction

From: Making Contact
Length: 29:00

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What’s the connection between the increase in chronic diseases, mental illness and drug addiction in our society today? On this edition, Dr. Gabor Maté talks about the relationship between mind and body health – and what the rise of capitalism has done to destroy both.

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Humans have always used drugs, but current level of drug abuse could indicate a bigger problem that we’re driving people into addiction.  What’s the connection between the increase in chronic diseases, mental illness and drug addiction in our society today? On this edition, Dr. Gabor Maté talks about the relationship between mind and body health – and what the rise of capitalism has done to destroy both.

Special thanks to KPFA in Berkeley, CA.

Piece Description

Humans have always used drugs, but current level of drug abuse could indicate a bigger problem that we’re driving people into addiction.  What’s the connection between the increase in chronic diseases, mental illness and drug addiction in our society today? On this edition, Dr. Gabor Maté talks about the relationship between mind and body health – and what the rise of capitalism has done to destroy both.

Special thanks to KPFA in Berkeley, CA.

Timing and Cues

Total run time is 29 minutes (no hard breaks)
-Optional cutaway at 1:00
-Optional (floating) cutaway between 12:00 and 20:00
-Music in/out.

Additional Credits

www.radioproject.org