Month: March 2015

Is Science Being Irrational Rather than AA?

In a recent blog a few days ago I challenged some of Gabrielle Glaser’s “evidence” in her article   “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous “, which purported to demonstrate the so-called effectiveness of “controlling drinking”. Glaser cited the following in her article “ To many, though, the idea […]

Challenging the Disease Concept of Alcoholism?

A journalistic piece entitled,  “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous “, written by  Gabrielle Glaser, purports to challenge the “disease concept” of alcoholism. Glaser in one section of the article devotes one section to  the historical prominence of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)  in the US in the conceptualisation of alcoholism […]

Brain Recovery in Abstinence

If addiction is characterized by loss of control over the use of substances and behaviour and a severely diminished self control or volitional control over behaviour is recovery the regaining over control over behaviours? This study (1)  looked at the recovery of grey matter (and brain function in […]

Reclaiming Life

The cost of addiction and the benefits of recovery are clearly illustrated in this survey from last year. “Faces & Voices first-ever nationwide survey of persons in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs was conducted by Alexandre Laudet, PhD.  The survey documented dramatic improvements in all areas […]

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