Disease Concept of Alcoholism

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Alcoholism in the U.S. Today
VAST changes, reflected in attitudes and action, are to be noted in the world around the alcoholic. Doctors, ministers, social caseworkers, nurses...
Alcoholism--a Medical Bombshell (by Donald W. Brodie, M. D.)
THE past twenty-nine years have produced what may be termed a revolution concerning our thinking about alcoholism, and also, in turn, our unusual...
Alcohol and Your Brain (by R. G. Bell, M. D.)
MOST of the readers of this magazine have personally and quite thoroughly explored this subject. Alcohol--the "mocking bird" among drugs--changes its...
Young Kevin (by George M.)
Bill W. was so confident, when he wrote of our condition as we reach Step Ten, that "sanity will have returned. We will seldom be interested in...
Not Bad for a Redneck From Mississippi (by Jimmy W.)
I got sober on May 1, 1985. Trust me when I tell you that it was May Day in every sense of the word, for I was indeed crashing and burning. I was...
Nice Jewish Girls Don't Go to Prison (by Sherri B.)
I grew up in a typical American household--Mom was the homemaker and Dad went out to work. We celebrated all the Jewish holidays, and I don't...
It's Not That Hard (by Paul C.)
In September, 1971, I was indicted by a grand jury and was eventually sentenced to several months in the Madison County Jail in Wampsville, New York...