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Resisting 12-Step Coercion: How to Fight Forced Participation in AA, NA, or 12-Step Treatment
     

Resisting 12-Step Coercion: How to Fight Forced Participation in AA, NA, or 12-Step Treatment

by Stanton Peele, Archie Brodsky, Charles Bufe
 

This revealing text is a guide for the one million-plus Americans per year who face coerced religious indoctrination in the guise of alcohol or drug treatment. It outlines legal strategies and existing court decisions, and shows how useless and sometimes harmful 12-step treatment can be. It also contains a considerable amount of material on the routine violation of

Overview

This revealing text is a guide for the one million-plus Americans per year who face coerced religious indoctrination in the guise of alcohol or drug treatment. It outlines legal strategies and existing court decisions, and shows how useless and sometimes harmful 12-step treatment can be. It also contains a considerable amount of material on the routine violation of standard medical ethics by addiction treatment providers, and examples of such violations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884365171
Publisher:
See Sharp Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Meet the Author

Stanton Peele is a psychologist, attorney, and distinguished critic of the addiction treatment industry. He is the author of Diseasing of America and coauthor of Love and Addiction and The Truth About Addiction and Recovery. Charles Bufe is the author of Alcoholics Anonymous: Cult or Cure? Archie Brodsky is senior research associate in the Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Harvard Medical School. He is the co-author of Clinical Supervision in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling.

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