From the December 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

The Doctor and the Dual Addict

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.

Questions emerge about the role of doctors in the creation of the dual addict.

"Alcohol is so common in its use as a beverage that we tend to discount it as a drug," says Dr. Frank Seixas, medical and research executive of the National Council on Alcoholism.

In explaining the actions of his colleagues, Dr. Seixas said that "the alcoholic patient is difficult to deal with...

-- William Stockton