The Adult Children of Alcoholics Syndrome: From Discovery to Recovery

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Bantam Books, 1988 - Self-Help - 158 pages
More than 28 million Americans grew up in alcoholic families.  They bear a painful legacy of confusion, fear, anger and hurt--and they are at shockingly high risk of marrying an alcoholic or becoming alcoholics themselves.  In this authoritative book, Wayne Kritsberg shows how to recognize--and remedy--the long-term effects of the dysfunctional, alcoholic family.  His proven techniques, based on extensive clinical experience using the Family Integration System offer REAL help and REAL hope for adult children of alcoholics--and those they love.

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The Four Major Types of Alcoholic Families
The Four Rules of the Alcoholic Family
Family Roles

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Kritsberg is a therapist and author. Wayne is widely recognized as a pioneer in the treatment of survivors of trauma.

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