Resistance and recovery for adult children of alcoholics by Curtin, Paul J.

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Published by Continuum in New York .

Written in English

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  • Adult children of alcoholics -- Psychology.,
  • Adult children of alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- United States.,
  • Resistance (Psychoanalysis)

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StatementPaul J. Curtin.
LC ClassificationsHV5132 .C87 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. ;
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1537331M
ISBN 100826405398
LC Control Number91015597

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Delaware Water Gap, Pa.: Quotidian, Description: 87 pages ; 21 cm. Resistance and recovery for adult children of alcoholics by Curtin, Paul J A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting. Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics showcases the first collection of treatment chapters devoted entirely to a systematic behavioral analysis of drinking and nondrinking offspring of alcoholic families.

The author identifies the functional and behavioral characteristics that make up the adult children of alcoholics (ACOA) syndrome.5/5(2). I recommend this book for its lively style, well researched material (covering early recovery efforts by Indian preachers, for example) and breadth of information.

It is a good read not only for alcoholism specialists – a chapter on Indian Alcoholics Anonymous was informative – but also for those who like American history. Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Behavioral Approach is the first book devoted entirely to a systematic behavioral analysis of the drinking and non-drinking offspring of alcoholic families.

It combines current innovations in applied and experimental research with behavior therapy interventions Resistance and recovery for adult children of alcoholics book effective with social skill training, and a variety of disorders including obsessive 5/5(1).

Book Description. First book to use behavioral analysis to talk about Adult Children of Alcoholics. From the Back Cover.

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