I'll Quit Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment

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Harper Collins, Sep 28, 1990 - Self-Help - 192 pages
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This bestselling recovery classic has helped untold thousands of alcoholics onto the road to recovery. Written by the founder of the Johnson Institute in Minneapolis, one of the country's most successful training programs for treatment providers, I'll Quit Tomorrow present the concepts and methods that have brought new hope to alcoholics and their families, friends, and employers. Abstinence is not the only objective of Johnson's breakthrough methods -- his therapy aims at restoring the ego strength of the victim to assure permanent recovery. Johnson outlines a dynamic plan of intervention and treatment that will block the progress of alcoholism and lead to a richer, more productive life.

  

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Discusss valuable information on the disease and teaches how to recognise those who are suffering and how best to approach recovery. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Drinking Culture
8
The Rising Cost of Dependency
16
Rational Defenses and Projection
27
Blackouts Repression and Euphoric Recall
35
The Dynamics of Intervention
48
The Cry for Help and the Use of Crisis
62
Treatment of the Acute Phase
66
Relapsing
109
The Dynamics of Forgiveness
114
A Patients Handbook
127
B Group Therapy Handbook
132
Patients SelfEvaluation
138
Counselors Initial Interview
144
E Meaningful Person Evaluation Form
147
F First Step Preparation
156

Characterological Conflict
82
The Stages of Recovery
88
Rehabilitation
93
Counseling Alcoholics
101
G Outpatients Handbook
157
H Hospital Personnel Training Handbook
164
Clergymans Handbook
175
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About the author (1990)

Vernon E. Johnson is founder and president emeritus of the Johnson Institute in Minneapolis.

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