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Alternatives for the problem drinker

A.A. is not the only way

by Ariel Winters

  • 315 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Drake in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAriel Winters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC565 .W57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4569243M
    ISBN 100847317013
    LC Control Number77087466
    OCLC/WorldCa3516199

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    Study of undergraduate problem Alcohol&Alcoholism (Jan/Feb. ), psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania compared the levels of alcohol consumption of male and female freshman students. Each student was asked to estimate the amount of alcohol (beer, wine, or liquor) they consume in a typical week.   The limit for healthy drinking may be less than you think — one drink a day for women and two for men, according to health experts. New strategies aim to help heavy drinkers .


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In her new book Sober for Good: Solutions for Drinking Problems--Advice From Those Who Have Succeeded, she offers some alternative solutions for problem drinkers. Problem drinkers may immediately avoid any discussions or lectures about their drinking.

Even though a friend or a family member may be trying to help the problem drinkers, they may simply think the person is being nosy or bossy. Trying to discuss the situation too much may even cause the problem drinker to avoid you, so seeking professional.

Moderation management offers face-to-face and online meetings, a listserv, a forum, online alcohol drinking limit guidelines, a self-help book.

At a time when the accepted standard treatment for alcoholism is long-term and expensive, solution-focused therapy, as developed at the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, offers a brief and cost-effective alternative.

Insoo Kim Berg and Scott D. Miller believe that a focus on solutions, rather than pathology, is the most constructive strategy for working with problem drinkers; their. This book offers a real alternative to the 32 million Americans who are problem drinkers.

Based on extensive scientific literature supporting moderation as a resolution for drinking problems, Responsible Drinking is the only book with research-based techniques that will help non-alcoholic readers overcome their drinking revolutionary workbook by the leading Cited by: Get this from a library.

Alternatives for the problem drinker: A.A. is not the only way. [Ariel Winters]. Rather than treating a problem drinker, Berg and Miller work with clients to treat problem drinking. The authors' refreshing blend of respect for their clients and optimism about their ability to stop abusive drinking offers hope to clients who can't fit into traditional.

We have found that early stage problem drinkers can be quite successful in learning moderation. In six separate treatment outcome studies conducted over the past eight years we have found consistent success rates of 60 to 70 percent for such early problem drinkers using the methods described in this book." (from preface to revised edition).

This book shows how clients can be helped to construct a future where drinking or substance abuse is no longer a problem. Solution-focused therapy, based on respect for and collaboration with the client, concentrates on success and s: 7.

Working with the Problem Drinker book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Working with the Problem Drinker: A Solution-Focused Approach” as Want to Read: offers a brief and cost-effective alternative. Insoo Kim /5(2). This book shows how clients can be helped to construct a future where drinking or substance abuse is no longer a on-focused therapy, based on respect for and collaboration with the client, concentrates on success and solutions.

Therapists develop goals with the client, rather than imposing "appropriate" treatment : Insoo Kim Berg. This book shows how clients can be helped to construct a future where drinking or substance abuse is no longer a problem. Solution-focused therapy, based on respect for and collaboration with the client, concentrates on success and solutions.

The day I realised I was a midlife 'grey-area' problem drinker Alcohol-related hospital admissions soaring for overs is no surprise to writer Kate Baily By Kate Baily 17 August • pm. Controlled Drinking: Controversial Alternative to AA.

can discourage some problem drinkers from seeking help. Christopher Wanjek is the author of the books “Bad Medicine” and “Food. I realized that I had a drinking problem, and I attempted to moderate my drinking. I was somewhat successful, but not as successful as I wanted to be.

I came across a copy of the AA “Big Book,” and after reading the description, I thought I was an alcoholic and powerless over alcohol. : Working with the Problem Drinker: A Solution-Focused Approach () by Berg, Insoo Kim; Miller Ph.D., Scott D.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Our Readers Step Up to the Bar and Share the Blame. Like drinking, writing alone can be a lonely and sometimes dangerous thing.

With the eventual publication of the first two books in this series, I was intoxicated by success, and realized I should be willing to share the platform with others who seemed to want to try their hand at this new-found art form of finding humor in tragedy, or Reviews: 2.

"A detailed program for psychotherapists-the solution-focused, brief-therapy, problem-solving method of working with problem-drinker clients. At a time when the accepted standard treatment for alcoholism is long-term and expensive, solution-focused therapy, as developed at the Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, offers a brief and cost-effective alternative.

Alcoholism Step Support - Problem drinker vs true alcoholic - Some recent threads started me thinking about the various ways people see the program of AA. Some people have the thought that going to meetings will keep them sober, some feel that being active in service work will keep them sober, some feel that working.

In the book, Nowinski, a clinical psychologist in private practice, and coauthor Robert Doyle, MD, a psychiatrist at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital, describe how drinking negatively affects up to one third of drinkers who aren’t classified as having alcohol use disorder.

Among professionals, however, increasingly it is used to describe nondependent drinking that results in adverse consequences for the drinker. 6 In contrast to the dependent drinker, the problem drinker's alcohol problems do not stem from compulsive alcohol seeking, but often are the direct result of intoxication.

Problem drinking represents a.A "problem drinker" is not an official diagnosis, but a phrase used to describe people who misuse alcohol but don't necessarily need medical treatment, peer group support, or a spiritual awakening to stop or modify their drinking patterns.Types of Drinkers from the Big Book: Alcoholic Addiction - xxv or (xxvii 1st edition) The Doctor's Opinion (Dr.

Silkworth) Chronic Alcoholics - Pg xxv, xxvi, xxviii, xxix, 27 The Doctor's Opinion. The Average Temperate Drinker - Pg xxvi. The Ex-Problem Drinker - xiv, 18, 20 There Is a Solution. The Moderate Drinker - Pg 20 There Is a Solution.