|Alcoholism Myths and Realities
Removing the Stigma of Society's
Most Destructive Disease
Doug Thorburn, Author
$14.95 - Soft Cover, 192 pages, ISBN 0-9675788-2-5
|More than 100 widespread myths about drug and alcohol abuse are enumerated and then dispelled in this book about the reality of addiction. Questions such as Does proper parenting and involvement prevent alcoholism? and Do alcoholics lack willpower? are addressed, and a myriad of addiction-related falsities considered true by the general public and even medical professionals are identified and refuted. Specific attention is paid to redefining and understanding alcohol addiction, including guidelines on identifying symptoms of alcoholism in social settings and detailed information on the biological difference between the disease in its early and late stages.|
These are among the more than 100 commonly held myths about drug and alcohol abuse that are widely regarded as fact by the general public as well as many medical professionals, recovering alcoholics, and even a majority of addiction experts.
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