Think you’re a TSM expert? Test your knowledge here!

A fun quiz for wannabe Sinclair Method experts.

Who wrote The Cure for Alcoholism?

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In 1968 David Sinclair discovered that certain people were strongly motivated to drink alcohol because...

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Naltrexone and nalmefene work by blocking...
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The "golden rule" for success with The Sinclair Method is:

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Claudia Christian's 2014 documentary about The Sinclair Method was called:

Claudia Christian
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Though naloxone was used in Sinclair's animal trials with specially bred rats, nalmefene and naltrexone (naloxone's sister drugs) were used in the human trials because:

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Ultimately, Sinclair's theory of reinforcement ("learning") and extinction ("unlearning") when it applies to alcohol addiction owes a debt to the research of:

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In the foreword for The Cure for Alcoholism, David Sinclair describes the traditional treatment method for alcohol addiction as:

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According to page 44 of The Cure for Alcoholism, opioid antagonists such as naltrexone and nalmefene should not generally be prescribed with abstinence because:
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Though naloxone has not been used to treat alcohol addiction (not for humans, anyway - see above), Sinclair had used a naloxone nasal spray in his research to successfully treat:

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Author: Gary Bell

Gary Bell is a writer, illustrator and teacher based in Hartlepool in the north east of England. The Sinclair Method (a revolutionary pharmacological treatment for alcohol addiction) saved his life over 5 years ago.

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