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The Resource If you work it, it works! : the science behind 12 step recovery, Joseph Nowinski, PhD

If you work it, it works! : the science behind 12 step recovery, Joseph Nowinski, PhD

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If you work it, it works! : the science behind 12 step recovery
Title
If you work it, it works!
Title remainder
the science behind 12 step recovery
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Nowinski, PhD
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
" Since the publication of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1939, the Twelve Steps have been central to staying sober for millions of people around the world. Countless recovery and treatment organizations have adopted the Steps as their program for abstaining from addictive behaviors. But recently a growing chorus of critics has questioned the science behind this model. In this book, Nowinski calls upon the latest research, as well as his own seminal Project MATCH study, to show why systematically working a Twelve Step program yields predictable and successful outcomes. In simple terms, he explains the research behind the effectiveness. Whether you're thinking of joining a Twelve Step group, or simply want to understand the science fueling one of the greatest social movements of our time, this book is for you. As any AA member will tell you, "It works if you work it." Clinical psychologist Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D has taught at the University of California San Francisco and the University of Connecticut, where he also served as Supervising Psychologist, University of Connecticut Health Center. His Twelve Step Facilitation Therapy is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Coauthor of Almost Alcoholic with Robert Doyle, Nowinski also blogs regularly for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today. "--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
Dewey number
616.86/06
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV4998
LC item number
.N69 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
If you work it, it works! : the science behind 12 step recovery, Joseph Nowinski, PhD
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-217)
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It works -- How it works -- Neurological factors
Control code
884815277
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 217 pages
Isbn
9781616495718
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014037093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn884815277
  • (OCoLC)884815277
Label
If you work it, it works! : the science behind 12 step recovery, Joseph Nowinski, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-217)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It works -- How it works -- Neurological factors
Control code
884815277
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 217 pages
Isbn
9781616495718
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014037093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn884815277
  • (OCoLC)884815277

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