Books by Maia Szalavitz


MAIA SZALAVITZ is widely viewed as one of the premier American journalists covering addiction and drugs. A neuroscience writer for and a former cocaine and heroin addict, she understands the science and its personal dimensions in a way that few others can. She is co-author of Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential - and Endangered and The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, both with Dr. Bruce D. Perry. Her 2006 book, Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids is the first book-length exposé of the tough love business that dominates addiction treatment. She writes for a variety of publications, theNew York Times, New York Magazine, Pacific Standard, Scientific American, Nautilus, Matter, Elle, Psychology Today, VICE, and Marie Claire.


Lost Boy: The True Story of One Man's Exile from a Polygamist...

Brent W. Jeffs and Maia Szalavitz


Recovery Options: The Complete Guide

Joseph Volpicelli and Maia Szalavitz


Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--And Endangered

Maia Szalavitz and Bruce D. Perry


The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a...

Maia Szalavitz and Bruce D Perry