Join Dr. Stephen Loyd on SeventyX7's The Slot Machine episode as he breaks down addiction and the biopsychosocial model. Learn how addiction is treatable and what it means for doctors, patients, and those suffering from addiction. Listen to the episode now on alcoholfree.com.
Breaking Down Addiction with Dr. Stephen Loyd on SeventyX7's The Slot Machine Episode
Addiction is simply the use of something despite consequences. Treatment works. People recover.
Dr. Stephen Loyd, a renowned addiction expert, joins SeventyX7's The Slot Machine episode to break down addiction and the biopsychosocial model. He explains the risk factors for addiction, the struggles of the United States with the opioid crisis, and the impact of genetics and childhood experiences on addiction. Dr. Loyd emphasizes the importance of understanding addiction in medical practice and the treatment options available.
He also shares his insights on the opioid addicted pregnant woman and the social mores around opioid pain medication and heroin. The episode breaks down the three sevens of addiction, with a focus on the bio part - the genetically at-risk population. Dr. Loyd's passion for helping those struggling with addiction shines through his informative and thought-provoking discussion. Listen to the episode now on alcoholfree.com and gain a better understanding of addiction and the hope that recovery brings.