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A revised and expanded edition of the recovery classic by Patrick Carnes, History Effectiveness, PhD. Michael rated it really liked it Dec 30.Love the language it's written in. The idea for the book developed at least as early aswhen Bill W. It is all on the surface material. Show More.
The writers indicate that an alcoholic "of our type" can under no circumstances become a moderate drinker: only abstinence and the understanding of xover community of alcoholics can lead to recovery. Because this book has become the basic big book and 12 and 12 cover for our Society and has helped such large numbers of alcoholic men and women to recovery, there exists strong sentiment against any radical changes being made in it. The fourth edition includes twenty-four new stories that provide contemporary sharing for newcomers seeking recovery from alcoholism in A. To the professional person it is at first a bit misleading in that the spiritual aspect gives the impression that this is another revival movement" and that "it is more impressive to the professional person to watch the technique in action than to read the book.
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Laura Matzner rated it it was amazing Dec 07, Some chapters target a specific audience. Authors Beverly Cobain and Ckver Larch break through Other editions! The book serves as the basic text of AA.
The Twelve Step programs are well known for their use in recovering from addictive and dysfunctional behaviors. The first 12 step program began with Alcoholics Anonymous A. The first book written to cover the 12 step program was titled "Alcoholics Anonymous", affectionately known as the Big Book by program members. Following the subsequent extensive growth of twelve step programs for other addictive and dysfunctional behaviors, many additional books were written and recordings and videos were produced. These cover the steps in greater detail and how people have specifically applied the steps in their lives. An extensive chronology and background about the history of A. The twelve steps of the program are listed above and on the steps page in generic form.
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Languages Deutsch Edit links. These cover a wide variety of perspectives about the 12 steps. More Details. Your email address will not be published?