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6 edition of Understanding the recovering alcoholic found in the catalog.

Understanding the recovering alcoholic

by Kenneth Anonym

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Hazelden Foundation in [Center City, MN] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Recovering alcoholics -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenneth Anonym.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5279 .A73 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143 p. ;
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5426284M
      ISBN 100894861034
      LC Control Number73020859
      OCLC/WorldCa2969079

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Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems. The disorder was previously divided into two types: alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence.

In a medical context, alcoholism is said to exist when two or more of the following conditions are present: a person drinks large amounts of alcohol over a Specialty: Psychiatry, toxicology, addiction medicine.

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What you will learn from this book: How to tell if someone you know is an alcoholic; The progressive stages of alcoholism. Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (generally known as The Big Book because of the thickness of the paper used in the first edition) is a basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, primarily written by William G.

"Bill W." Wilson, one of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).Author: Bill W. Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism. Reprinted with permission from the pamphlet, "Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism" by Al‑Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA “Alcoholism is a ‘family’ disease.Jamison bridled at the Big Book’s levelling platitudes, not only for their aesthetic offenses but because of the sentiment that allowed them to become the watchwords of the recovering life Author: Gary Greenberg.All add value to recovery but many of them leave us with a lean understanding of God, the most essential needed ingredient to obtain real peace, joy, and serenity in our life.

This book is tailored to help the recovering alcoholic, active in a step recovery program, understand more about the biblical God and the relationship God wants you to.