From the December 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Truth as Camouflage

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Addiction counselors are only too aware of the role denial plays in dependency. But there are other "masks of addiction" that can be more difficult to deal with, says an Ontario government employee counselor.

"There's a kernel of truth at the center that makes it believable to the alcoholic and to you," Dorothy Fitzgerald of the Ministry of Government Services [said]. "It's not only...

-- The Journal