Adult Children of Alcoholics: Expanded Edition

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Health Communications, Incorporated, Nov 1, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 135 pages
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Ten years ago, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. Today she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics. After more than ten years of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work. Read Adult Children of Alcoholics to see where the journey began and for ideas on where to go from here.

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A good book outlining some of the most striking and common features of ACoA. It was a very interesting read as, it also gives clues and explanations regarding why such features are prevalent among ... Read full review

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It is written for the layman reader. Acknowledges the difficult times in ones life. And it takes the guilt out of it. It gives simple, step-by-step solutions Read full review

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Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics
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Adult Children of Alcoholics - Psych Central
If alcoholism seems like a lot to handle, imagine growing up with addicted parents. The alcoholic family is one of chaos, inconsistency, unclear roles, ...
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Adult Children of Alcoholics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adult Children of Alcoholics refers to individuals who have grown up in a dysfunctional household as a result of their caretakers's alcoholism. ...
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Adult Children of Alcoholics - Alcoholism runs in families and ...
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Recovery Hints : Adult Children of Alcoholics
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Counseling Center at University of Maryland
If you would like to explore these issues further, you may want to read Adult Children of Alcoholics and Struggle for Intimacy, both by Janet G. Woititz, ...
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Adult Children of Alcoholics - Interactive Glossary
Adult Children of Alcoholics refers both to a 12-step program for people who grew up in alcoholic and otherwise dysfunctional homes as well as adults who ...
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Adult Children of Alcoholics - soberrecovery : Alcoholism Drug ...
I'm in a human relations class in school this semester and read a section in my book about adult children of alcoholics. I found it hit home as I have.
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COH: Adult Traits
Become involved in Alanon and/or Adult Children of Alcoholics meetings, ... Core Issues of Adult Children of Alcoholics. By Steve Frisch, psyd ...
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About the author (1990)

Janet Woititz was the author of Adult Children of Alcoholics, which was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year. She wrote several other books, including Lifeskills for Adult Children; The Self-Sabotage Syndrome; The Struggle for Intimacy; Marriage on the Rocks; Healing Your Sexual Self and many others. Woititz was the director and founder of the Institute for Counseling and Training in West Caldwell, New Jersey.

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