â™ Book Title : Alcoholics Anonymous as a Mutual help Movement
✍Author : Klaus Mäkelä
â™›Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
♣Release Date : 1996
âśżPages : 310
â™ ISBN : 0299150046
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťAlcoholics Anonymous as a Mutual help Movement Book Synopsis : Part of an international study of Alcoholics Anonymous, carried out in collaboration with the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe

â™ Book Title : The Twelve Steps Of Alcoholics Anonymous
✍Author : Anonymous
â™›Publisher : Simon and Schuster
♣Release Date : 2009-10-23
âśżPages : 144
â™ ISBN : 9781592858019
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe Twelve Steps Of Alcoholics Anonymous Book Synopsis : This book brings together a series of short discussions from various authors who interpret the Twelve Steps. The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous form the cornerstone of one of the most effective programs for recovery from alcoholism. The steps have also been successfully adapted for use in the treatment of many other dependencies. This book brings together for the first time a series of short discussions that interpret each of the Twelve Steps--from the admission of individual powerlessness over alcohol that occurs in Step One, to the moral inventory of Step Four and the spiritual awakening of Step Twelve.Each discussion has a separate author, demonstrating the diversity of voices that is at the heart of AA, and each author provides insights that keep the steps fresh and meaningful, whether they've been read once or a hundred times.

â™ Book Title : Alcoholics Anonymous
✍Author : Bill W.
â™›Publisher : Courier Corporation
♣Release Date : 2013-10-30
âśżPages : 432
â™ ISBN : 9780486173764
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťAlcoholics Anonymous Book Synopsis : This volume sets forth the cornerstone concepts of recovery and relates stories of those who have overcome alcoholism. A lifeline to millions worldwide, it is the most widely used resource for recovering alcoholics.

â™ Book Title : The Akron Genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous
✍Author : Dick B
â™›Publisher : First Edition Design Pub.
♣Release Date : 2011-12-01
âśżPages : 193
â™ ISBN : 9781937520397
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťThe Akron Genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous Book Synopsis : The story of A.A.'s birth at Dr. Bob's Home in Akron on June 10, 1935. It tells what early AAs did in their meetings, homes, and hospital visits; what they read; and how their ideas developed from the Bible, the Oxford Group, and Christian literature. It depicts the roles of A.A. founders and their wives, and of Henrietta Seiberling, and T. Henry & Clarace Williams. Foreword by John F. Seiberling Finally--a history that ties together the events in New York and Akron during A.A.'s formative years from 1931-1939. It tells of the Bud Firestone Miracle and the 1933 Oxford Group events in Akron. Then of the early meetings in New York and Akron. It details the specific contributions to A.A. that T. Henry and Clarace Williams, Henrietta Seiberling, Bill Wilson, and Dr. Bob and Anne Smith made at A.A.'s Akron birthplace. It covers the when, where and how of A.A.'s birth. There are details as to surrenders, hospitalization, meetings, literature, Bible study and prayer and meditation, and what the Akron people did in their homes. And there are precise traces from the Bible, the Four Absolutes, Christian writers, and the Oxford Group into the Twelve Steps and the Big Book. This book is about what Akron gave to A.A. and what A.A. can attribute to its Akron birthplace.

â™ Book Title : Research on Alcoholics Anonymous and Spirituality in Addiction Recovery
✍Author : Marc Galanter
â™›Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
♣Release Date : 2008-12-05
âśżPages : 449
â™ ISBN : 0387777253
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Research on Alcoholics Anonymous and Spirituality in Addiction Recovery Book Synopsis : It was once taken for granted that peer-assisted groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous had no “real” value in recovery from addiction. More recently, evidence-based medicine is recognizing a spiritual component in healing—especially when it comes to addiction. The newest edition of Recent Developments in Alcoholism reflects this change by focusing on the 12-step model of recovery as well as mindfulness meditation and other spiritually oriented activity. More than thirty contributors bring together historical background, research findings, and clinical wisdom to analyze the compatibility of professional treatment and nonprofessional support, day-to-day concepts of relapse prevention, the value of community building in recovery, and much more. Among the topics covered: (1) How and why 12-step groups work. (2) The impact of the spiritual on mainstream treatment. (3) The impact of AA on other nonprofessional recovery programs. (4) AA outcomes for special populations. (5) Facilitating involvement in 12-step programs. (6) Methods for measuring religiousness and spirituality in alcohol research. Whether one is referring clients to 12-step programs or seeking to better understand the process, this is a unique resource for clinicians and social workers. Developmental psychologists, too, will find Volume 18—Research on Alcoholics Anonymous and Spirituality in Addiction Recovery a worthy successor to the series.

📒Sister Ignatia ✍ Mary C. Darrah

â™ Book Title : Sister Ignatia
✍Author : Mary C. Darrah
â™›Publisher : Hazelden Publishing
♣Release Date : 2001-08-31
âśżPages : 356
â™ ISBN : 1568387466
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťSister Ignatia Book Synopsis : Sister Ignatia Second Edition

📒Alcoholics Anonymous ✍ Alcoholics Anonymous

â™ Book Title : Alcoholics Anonymous
✍Author : Alcoholics Anonymous
â™›Publisher :
♣Release Date : 2012-08
âśżPages : 410
â™ ISBN : 1258461803
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Becoming Alcoholic ✍ David R. Rudy

â™ Book Title : Becoming Alcoholic
✍Author : David R. Rudy
â™›Publisher : SIU Press
♣Release Date : 1986
âśżPages : 173
â™ ISBN : 0809312441
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Becoming Alcoholic Book Synopsis : Affiliation with Alcoholics Anonymous parallels religious conversion, according to David R. Rudy in this timely study of the most famous self-help organization in the world. Drinkers who commit themselves to Alcoholics Anonymous embrace the radically different life-style, the altered world of the convert. To understand this conversion and, more important, to get a grip on the even deeper mystery of alcoholism itself, Rudy sought to answer these three questions: What processes are involved in becoming alcoholic? How does the alcoholic affiliate with, and become committed to, A. A.’s belief system? What is the relation­ship between the world of A. A. members and that constructed by alcohologists? Rudy establishes the history and structure of A. A. and examines the organization’s relationship to dominant sociological models, theories, and definitions of alcoholism.

📒Alcoholics Anonymous ✍ Mitch Horowitz

â™ Book Title : Alcoholics Anonymous
✍Author : Mitch Horowitz
â™›Publisher : Hachette UK
♣Release Date : 2017-02-07
âśżPages : 48
â™ ISBN : 9781469036205
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťAlcoholics Anonymous Book Synopsis : The self-help landmark that has led millions from addiction into revitalized lives is now faithfully condensed and introduced by PEN Award-winning historian Mitch Horowitz. Since its publication in 1939, Alcoholics Anonymous has brought a ray of light into the world, rescuing countless people the grinding compulsion of addiction and inspiring the global "twelve-step" movement. Now, historian and New Thought writer Mitch Horowitz provides a concise yet wholly faithful abridgement and introduction to the "Big Book," suited to newcomers who are first encountering its ideas, veterans looking for a refresher, and anyone curious about this classic of spiritual self-renewal. The genius of Alcoholics Anonymous is that its twelve-step program can be applied to any addiction or area of life where one is crippled by compulsion, whether gambling, drugs, debt-spending, chronic overeating, or whatever endangers your wellness and deters you from a life of vitality.

â™ Book Title : A Biography of Mrs Marty Mann
✍Author : Sally Brown
â™›Publisher : Simon and Schuster
♣Release Date : 2011-06-02
âśżPages : 416
â™ ISBN : 9781616491413
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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đź“ťA Biography of Mrs Marty Mann Book Synopsis : Marty Mann was the first woman to achieve long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, and she inspired thousands of others, especially women, to help themselves. The little-known life of Marty Mann rivals a Masterpiece Theatre drama. She was born into a life of wealth and privilege, sank to the lowest depths of poverty and despair, then rose to inspire thousands of others, especially women, to help themselves. The first woman to achieve long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, Marty Mann advocated the understanding that alcoholism is an issue of public health, not morality. In their fascinating book, Sally and David Brown shed light on this influential figure in recovery history. Born in Chicago in 1905, Marty was favored with beauty, brains, charisma, phenomenal energy, and a powerful will. She could also out drink anyone in her group of social elites. When her father became penniless, she was forced into work, landed a lucrative public relations position, and a decade later was destitute because of her drinking. She was committed to a psychiatric center in 1938-a time when the term alcoholism was virtually unknown, the only known treatment was "drying out," and two men were compiling the book Alcoholics Anonymous. Marty read it on the recommendation of psychiatrist Dr. Harry Tiebout: it was her first step toward sobriety and a long, illustrious career as founder of the National Council on Alcoholism, or NCA.In the early 1950s, journalist Edward R. Murrow selected Marty as one of the 10 greatest living Americans. Marty died of a stroke in 1980, shortly after addressing the AA international convention in New Orleans.This is a story of one woman's indefatigable effort and indomitable spirit, compellingly told by Sally and David Brown.