Essays on Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies of Addiction in Canada
About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face delves into the major categories of addiction: drugs, alcohol, sex, pornography, video games, gambling, body dysmorphia, and eating disorders. With stories by those suffering from addictions, experts in the field, and service providers, this anthology is a far-reaching intervention into one of our country’s most rapidly expanding social problems.
Dr. Douglas Gosse is an award-winning educator and researcher. His focus includes language and literacy acquisition for boys and masculinities and the creative research process. Jackytar (Breakwater Books, 2005), Gosse’s educational novel on masculinities, written using queer theory, is used in university courses around the world. Douglas Gosse lives in Toronto.