Harry Tiebout: The Collected Writings

Harry Tiebout: The Collected Writings

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Harry Tiebout: The Collected Writings by Anonymous, Bill Pittman, Damian McElrath, Damian McElrath

This collection of writings by Harry Tiebout, one of the first psychiatrists to describe alcoholism as a disease, are seminal documents in the history, treatment, and understanding of alcoholism.

One of the first psychiatrists to describe alcoholism as a disease rather than a moral failing or criminal activity, Harry M. Tiebout was also one of the first to wholeheartedly endorse Alcoholics Anonymous as an effective force in the struggle against compulsive drinking. This volume brings together, for the first time, some of Tiebout's most influential writings. Many of these pieces—from explorations of the therapeutic approach to alcoholism to instructive discussions of the act of surrender so crucial to recovery—are seminal documents in the history, treatment, and understanding of alcoholism. Together, they represent the significant contribution of one man to the countless lives shaken by alcoholism and steadied with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous, psychiatric intervention, and the foresight and commitment of doctors like Harry Tiebout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568383453
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 636,357
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Craig M. Nakken, MSW, CCDP, LCSW, LMFT, is an author, lecturer, trainer, and family therapist specializing in the treatment of addiction. With over twenty years of working experience in the areas of addiction and recovery, Nakken presently has a private therapy practice in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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