The Alcoholic Family / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This pathbreaking book paints a radical new picture of alcoholism, offering powerful evidence that most chronic alcoholics live out their lives in intact, relatively quiet family environments. The authors show, however, that living in an alcoholic familyin which alcoholism is the central theme around which family life is organizedhas profound effects on family members both drinkers and nondrinkers.
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About the Author
Peter Steinglass is director of the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy.
Linda A. Bennett is associate professor of anthropology, Memphis State University.
Stephen J. Wolin is clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, George Washington School of Medicine.
David Reiss is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, George Washington University School of Medicine.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book helped me more than any other with understanding the family I married into and thus kept the families behavior on a less personal basis. The rigidity and fear started to make sense to me.