Vera Ingrid Tarman, MD  

Specialties: food addiction, Addiction, drug addiction

Interests: Addiction Medicine, Addiction
Addictions Unplugged
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Medical Practice
Addictions Unplugged
Founder & Medical Director
Medical Director
Renascent is a three week residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation in Toronto. Canada. It has three gender specific residences.
M.Sc., Community Health , University of Toronto Graduate, 1985 - 1989
M.D., Family Practice , McMaster University Undergraduate, 1989 - 1992
CCFP, Family Medicine, University of TorontoPost Graduate, 1992 - 1994
CASAM, Addiction, Food Addiction, American Society of Addiction MedicinePost Graduate, - 1996
Board Certification
2010: ABAM diplomate
Recent Blog Entries
Binge Eating Disorder in the DSM 5: Good News or No News for the Food Addict? For those of us working in the field of food addic...
Why is an Addiction Doctor writing about food addiction? Shouldn't it be a specialist treating eating disorders? In the last...
Nearly 4 years ago today Amber W. was struggling with her weight. At the same time she was struggling to fit into a society that pu...
Lab Band Surgery is currently touted as the best solution for morbid obesity (a BMI over over 40, and in some cases over 35). What ...
Twenty-six years ago and a hundred pounds heavier, I was told “You eat like I used to drink”. The information came from a recovere...
What is the Difference? Which do We Recommend? By Dr. Vera Tarman and Signe Dewar “You can’t stop all foods!” This is the ...
In an addiction hierarchy, where would food fit? Foods, such as fats, sugars and carbohydrates, are only very recently being recogn...

Jun 19, 2012
If you answer yes to any of the following 20 questions, according to Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, you may be a food addict. ...