Alcoholism

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737738322
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 10/5/2007
  • Series: Social Issues Firsthand Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 142
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     7
Introduction     10
Alcohol and Teens
A Near-Death Experience from Alcohol   Koren Zailckas     16
From Social Drinker to Alcoholic   Toren Volkmann     36
Coping with a Parent's Addiction
The Challenges of Living with an Alcoholic Mother   Rishon Roberts   Sandy Fertman Ryan     48
My Mother Is an Alcoholic   Cortney Philip     54
My Mother's Sober Year   Lee Montgomery     57
Alcoholism from the Perspective of Family and Friends
A Lonely Addict Reaches Out   Jean Thompson     65
The Impact of Codependency and Addiction   Robert Burney     69
The Death of My Alcoholic Daughter   George McGovern     73
Recovery
The Importance of a Support System for Addicts$dThe Advocate     110
A Physician Assistant's View of Alcoholics Anonymous   Mark Warnat     114
Diary of My First Dry Week   Joe Stone     118
Organizations to Contact     125
For Further Research     131
Index     137
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