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Sober...and Staying That Way

Sober...and Staying That Way

The Missing Link in The Cure for Alcoholism

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Stop the Insanity!, Susan Powter's first bestselling book, changed the way millions of people look at the diet-and-fitness industry and helped them get lean, strong, and healthy. Now, is Sober...and Staying That Way, Susan once again shares a practical and proven program: the missing link in the treatment for alcoholism.
This book isn't written just for alcoholics. It is written for everyone who wants to participate in the solution to a problem that affects us all. Alcoholism is the number-one killer of young adults in the United States, and the third-largest killer in our country. If you are interested in the missing link, you must:
* Make the alcoholism-and-disease connection
* Understand the biochemistry of alcoholics
* Make the political, profit, and powerful lobby connections to you and your sobriety
* Wipe out the morality, weakness-of-will, and powerlessness thinking of current recovery programs
You will be able to:
* Heal the damage that's been done
* Support the biochemical environment for sobriety
* Balance your glucose-deprived brain
Sober...and Staying That Way will show you how to get away forever from the shame-based sobriety programs, and how to work toward integrating nearly four decades of well-established research with information that is now available to you and to those you love for the treatment of the disease of alcoholism.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 320 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780684847979 | 
  • March 1999
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Chapter 1
Recognizing Alcoholism
Are you alcoholic?
Or are you a problem drinker?
Just under a lot of stress and drinking a little more than usual?
Is it alcoholism -- or just your mother-in-law -- that's driving you to drink?
Recognizing alcoholism. What a subject! There are a few of ways you can do it if you're interested.
a. You could take one of those little quizzes in the back of your favorite monthly magazine.
b. You could ask your doctor (you want clueless? you can't imagine!). Or
c. You could talk to someone who knows someone who knows someone who actually is an alcoholic, and compare symptoms. Or... see more

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