Becoming Alcoholic: Alcoholics Anonymous and the Reality of Alcoholism

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Affiliation with Alcoholics Anonymous parallels religious conversion, according to David R. Rudy in this timely study of the most famous self-help organization in the world. Drinkers who commit themselves to Alcoholics Anonymous embrace the radically different life-style, the altered world of the convert. To understand this conversion and, more important, to get a grip on the even deeper mystery of alcoholism itself, Rudy sought to answer these three questions: What processes are involved in becoming alcoholic? How does ...

Becoming Alcoholic: Alcoholics Anonymous and the Reality of Alcoholism 1986, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale

ISBN-13: 9780809312450

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Becoming Alcoholic: Alcoholics Anonymous and the Reality of Alcoholism 1986, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809312443

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