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By Katherine van Wormer, Diane Rae Davis

ISBN-10: 0495090824

ISBN-13: 9780495090823

Habit remedy covers the organic, mental, and social points of alcoholism, consuming issues, compulsive playing, and different addictions. First-person narratives in regards to the event of habit supply you a realism and intensity of analysis now not in general present in textbooks. moreover, you'll examine subject matters that curiosity you, akin to the case opposed to so-called underage consuming legislation, to teach you the significance of decreasing the damage of any addictive habit.

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By Katherine van Wormer, Diane Rae Davis

ISBN-10: 0495090824

ISBN-13: 9780495090823

Habit remedy covers the organic, mental, and social points of alcoholism, consuming issues, compulsive playing, and different addictions. First-person narratives in regards to the event of habit supply you a realism and intensity of analysis now not in general present in textbooks. moreover, you'll examine subject matters that curiosity you, akin to the case opposed to so-called underage consuming legislation, to teach you the significance of decreasing the damage of any addictive habit.

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Sayings such as ‘‘I can’t do it alone, but together we can’’ reinforce the strength of mutual help. A sense of purpose is the next critical ingredient in recovery. Many of van Wormer’s clients expressed a sense of purpose or meaning, saying, in essence, ‘‘Now I know this all happened for a reason. ’’ The Twelfth Step of AA involves taking the message of what has been learned to others. As people hear personal stories from others who have achieved sobriety and a happy outlook on life, they too may think change is possible.

Body, mind, society, and spirituality are all furiously intertwined in the cycle that is addiction. Cocaine may be used as an upper, for example, to dull the pain of organic or situational depression. The social costs of alternatively acting depressed and engaging in illicit drug use may be enormous. Another form of interaction that figures in addiction is that between stress and individual responses to that stress. Consider, for example, how persons under severe stress tend to use alcohol and/or tranquilizers to reduce their anxiety levels.

18 chapter 1 THEMES IN RECOVERY The strengths approach does not entail set rituals or dogma but involves certain basic principles that transcend treatment modality or style. Charles A. Rapp (1998) singles out six critical elements conducive to recovery. These are identity as a competent human being, the need for personal control or choice, the need for hope, the need for purpose, the need for a sense of achievement, and the presence of at least one key person. The experience of illness and recovery is unique to each person, but these common themes emerge in the stories of recovery.

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