From the February 1978 magazine.

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Do It Yourself?

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LONDON, ENGLAND--Drs. Griffith Edwards and Jim Orford, of the Family Alcoholism Clinic at the London Institute of Psychiatry, say a do-it-yourself program is a low-key, money-saving way to treat married male alcoholics. They claim it works as well as expensive treatments, including admission to rehabilitation facilities.

In the do-it-yourself program, alcoholics are simply told they have a huge...

-- The Journal (Addiction Research Fou