About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment
What Triggers Drinking?
Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.
Dr. John Tamerin, director of research at the Silver Hill Foundation, New Canaan, Conn., splits the complex process [of alcoholism] into four stages: (1) situational stress, (2) the arousal of emotion, (3) the evoked desire to drink, and (4) the act of drinking.
Given these same elements, how does the recovered alcoholic cope when he has been freed from neither stress nor emotion... Login to read more
Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe. -- Dorothy Trainor
- Twelve Traditions
AA's guiding principles
Behind the Scenes
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
Tragedy in the Night
- Twelve Steps
AA's blueprint for sobriety
The Road from Reno
New to AA? Find sober support
Like a Duckling
Get a dose of Higher Power here
A River Runs Through It
They've experienced it all ... sober
What's My Secret?