The End of My Addiction is both a memoir of Dr Ameisen's struggle with uncontrollable addiction and a groundbreaking call to action for research that could help millions of addicts. A page turner.
Dr Olivier Ameisen inaugurated the position of official physician to the prime minister of France. In 1983 he moved the the US to join the cardiology team at New York Hospital and Cornell University Medical Center. He currently divides his time between Paris and New York where he is a Visiting Professor of Medicine at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.
When an alcoholic doctor began experimenting with Baclofen, he made
what could be the medical breakthrough of the century * OBSERVER,
May 2010 *
In seeking to cure his own alcoholism, Ameisen has made a breakthrough in helping addicts. His book is both a personal memoir and a call for research into the muscle relaxant Baclofen, which both helped Ameisen and shows great promise in helping sufferer * BOOKSELLER *
[Olivier Ameisen] has done extraordinary things. . . I'm receiving hundreds of emails all the time from doctors and former addicts saying [Baclofen] has changed their life * Dr Jonathan Chick, Consultant psychiatrist for NHS Lothian Alcohol Problem Services and chief editor of ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM, BIG ISSUE (Scotland), April 2009 *
Dr Olivier Ameisen is a remarkable medical researcher who shares his journey from profound alcohol addiction to sobriety in this fascinating book. He writes in a well-educated informative style, describing his own personal experience whilst usefully inco * Alcohol and Alcoholism Advance Access, March 2009 *