Al-Anon Family Groups: Newcomers and Members Objective: Empirical knowledge is lacking about Al-Anon Family Groups (Al-Anon), the most widely used form of help by people concerned about another’s drinking, partly because conducting research on 12-step groups is challenging. Our purpose was to describe a new method of obtaining survey data from 12-step group attendees and …∞
If you were asked: ‘What are the most important things we know about addiction?’ what would you say? This paper brings together a body of knowledge across multiple domains and arranged as a list of 10 things known about addiction, as a response to such a question. Editors note; These things apply equally to addiction, …∞
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For Sale Recovery Is Sexy.com is for sale RecoveryIsSexy.com has led a revolution in how recovery is viewed/ considered – without ignoring spiritual principles. From humble beginings the altruistic factual principles of the site have become part of the recovery experience for many – and growing. Based on the 12 Step fellowships it includes over …∞
8 Ways to Help Patients Feel Human More than most many recovering alcoholics, addicts and co-dependent people have experienced the following. One should insist on ones rights and respect – quietly and assertively. Dehumanization is endemic in medical practice. This article discusses the psychology of dehumanization resulting from inherent features of medical settings, the doctor–patient …∞
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Psychotherapy is a unique relationship, a kind of connection that is unlike any other kind of relationship a person has in their life. In some ways, it can be more intimate than our most intimate relationships, but it also paradoxically values a vestige of professional distance between therapist and client. Therapists, alas, are just as …∞
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Building Healthy Relationship With One’s Self In Al-Anon As a family recovery coach, my radar goes up when I hear clients talking about how much someone else’s drinking is bothering them. What the drinker’s actual diagnosis is or isn’t, is not important to me. If their drinking is bothering my client, I gently begin asking …∞
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World view change in Adult Children of Alcoholics/Al-Anon self-help groups: Reconstructing the alcoholic family. Examined the processes through which 20 committed members (aged 29-52 yrs) of self-help groups for adult children of alcoholics experience alterations in their perceptions of family of origin. Results suggest that world view transformation in the family of origin domain involves; …∞
Risky Partners and Domestic Violence Risk indicators to identify intimate partner violence in the emergency department