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Heavy Drinking, The Myth of Alcoholism as a Disease
195 pages
Heavy Drinking, The Myth of Alcoholism as a Disease

A noted expert on alcoholism and addiction discusses his ideas on alcohol abuse, many of which counter current medical thinking, including a rejection of the idea of alcoholism as a disease, and also offers alternative treatments.

Alcoholism
157 pages
Alcoholism

An intriguing look at the history of alcoholism and its dramatic effects, from the first fermented grape to current advances in genetic research. • Includes sidebars with statistics, fascinating facts, and portrayals of alcoholism in pop ...

Alcoholism/Drug Addiction, A Disease Or Not!, What Causes Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
188 pages
Alcoholism/Drug Addiction, A Disease Or Not!, What Causes Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

This is absolutely a must read. This book answers the many questions that we all have about addiction. What causes so many problems in our societ?. How can we prevent our children and loved ones from experiencing this fate?

Alcoholism, Disease of Denial : a Series of Five Lectures Presented During the 1977 Summer School
5 pages
Alcoholism, Disease of Denial : a Series of Five Lectures Presented During the 1977 Summer School


Fighting Firewater Fictions, Moving Beyond the Disease Model of Alcoholism in First Nations
407 pages
Fighting Firewater Fictions, Moving Beyond the Disease Model of Alcoholism in First Nations

Fighting Firewater Fictions calls for community re-organization around a band development policy that looks beyond the reserve.

Alcoholism Disease - News


Alcoholism Research Surprisingly Has Come a Long Way
Alcoholism Research Surprisingly Has Come a Long Way The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with a study that found six Americans die every day on average from alcohol poisoning. Perhaps more surprising is that it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve 

Overcoming alcoholism as a family disease
Overcoming alcoholism as a family disease It is the family version of Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, and is for anyone who has been deeply affected by someone else's drinking problem. Lisa said Al-Anon was open to all, and about similar emotions and frustrations, not similar experiences. "As

'Alcoholism itself is a disease as patient doesn't realize he is sick'
Member of Alcoholics Anonymous, Pushan Vaidya, said, "People know of the diseases caused by alcoholism. Many, however, need to understand that alcoholism itself is a disease. If a person begins the day with alcohol, thinks about it all the time, cannot 

Judge: Des Moines businessman Luebke suffers from 'severe' alcoholism
Judge: Des Moines businessman Luebke suffers from 'severe' alcoholism You can be a very successful person, but you sure exemplify what the disease of alcoholism can do." At the advice of his defense attorney, Luebke said little when the judge gave him two chances to speak. "I'm sorry, Your Honor, I don't have anything to

Lessons from Don Tollefson
Lessons from Don Tollefson The fact that alcoholism is a disease hardly absolves those who have it from responsibility for their actions -- drunk or sober. Tollefson, 62, squandered his own small fortune and then used his local TV fame to rip people off. That's bad enough. But