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Published: 08 June 1989

208 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195059182

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Understanding the Alcoholic's Mind

The Nature of Craving and How to Control It

Arnold M. Ludwig

In this groundbreaking book, Arnold M. Ludwig--a doctor with over twenty-five years of experience working with alcoholics--penetrates the minds of alcoholics in order to explain the behaviors and thought processes they use to get and stay sober. He has worked with over one thousand alcoholics from all walks of life and within many different settings, including hospital clinics, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, detoxification centers, and private homes. Using clinical vignettes, research findings, and personal anecdotes, he documents the basic principles necessary for conquering craving and achieving recovery.

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