Alcoholism, not alcoholwasm I am moved to write this blog and to continue writing about Alcoholism in general due to a newspaper article I read in the last few months by the writer, Tanya Gold, a recovering alcoholic with 15 years recovery. https://www.theguardian.com/profile/tanyagold I was inspired […]
Part 3 Alcoholics anonymous: a model of effective social intervention for alcohol abuse. If the SIMOR model accurately represents the social identity transition in recovery, then the social processes identified as critical in recovery from addiction should be evident in successful recovery group-based, peer-driven programs. In this regard, AA […]
The principles of the programme of Alcoholics Anonymous are scientific and closely follow all the helping therapies which lead people to emotional well-being.
I feel alcoholics have remarkably similar reactions to life and these centre on an inherent difficulty regulating stress and emotion. Some aspects of behaviour I have noticed in me and in others are, among others, distress based reactions such as perfectionism, distress intolerance and frustration intolerance, normally exemplified in […]
Processing the Past via the actions steps, 4-12! by alcoholicsguide How The Alcoholics Anonymous’ program of action helps with emotional dysregulation. A Personal Perspective In this blog I will attempt to explain how the 12 steps of AA, principally the action steps 4 through to 12, have not only connected […]