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Bodywatch; Corralling Your Cravings, Pleasure Centers

05/12/1986


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Series
Bodywatch
Program
Corralling Your Cravings, Pleasure Centers
Program Number

108

Series Description

Series host: Dr. James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., Texas physician and professor of surgery. Health correspondent: Dr. Holly Atkinson, physician and medical journalist. Commentator: T George Harris, editor-in-chief, "American Health" magazine. Program format: Magazine-style; each program is focused on a single health theme and includes feature stories as well as a commentary. Series release date: 1986

Program Description

Everything from shopping to gambling can be addictive behavior. The latest research now shows addiction as being linked to the pleasure centers in the brain. BODYWATCH looks at the relationship between brain chemistry and the so-called "addictive personality." Alcoholism, cigarette smoking and compulsive behavior are discussed in light of these new findings and their implications for treatment.

Duration

00:34:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Health
Citation
Chicago: “Bodywatch; Corralling Your Cravings, Pleasure Centers,” 05/12/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77813816C1314410BA2CF18A6F854F38.
MLA: “Bodywatch; Corralling Your Cravings, Pleasure Centers.” 05/12/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77813816C1314410BA2CF18A6F854F38>.
APA: Bodywatch; Corralling Your Cravings, Pleasure Centers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77813816C1314410BA2CF18A6F854F38
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