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Alcoholism | Alcoholism

rachael-brownell's picture
Jul.07.2009
From cocktail playdate to recovery and redemption. How one mama goes from drinking obsession to recovery.. getting through the first year of sobriety with humor and (some) life in tact.
dr-barbara-sinor's picture
May.28.2009
Addiction: What’s Really Going On? contains powerful true-life stories woven together to form a tapestry filled with pain, joy, defeat, and success. The entire book is molded around Deborah McCloskey’s heartfelt desire for her clients to be free of drugs. Her counseling methods both endeared her as...
lisa-yee's picture
May.22.2009
Meet Maybelline Mary Katherine Mary Ann Chestnut, named for two Miss Americas and her mother Chessy's favorite brand of mascara. Chessy teaches the students in her charm school her Seven Select Rules for Young Ladies, but she won't tell Maybe who her real father is -- or protect her from her latest...
john-jung's picture
May.03.2009
Providing a psychological perspective on the use and abuse of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, the Second Edition will include more coverage on the theories of why alcohol and other drugs are used, as well as broad conceptual issues related to the nature of addiction. Research on smoking,...
marianne-k-martin's picture
Mar.09.2009
Paige Flemming is on the run. From the police, from her history, and from love itself. After sixteen years looking over her shoulder, she realizes it's time to run again. But when she pauses in her headlong flight to catch her breath with old friends, she crashes straight into another ghost from...
lucia-nevai's picture
Nov.25.2008
These authentic and descriptive tales quietly portray the lives of a cross section of our times:  a reconstituted step family struggling to put down new roots, self-destructive women caught in unfulfilling relationships with men, rural dwellers evoking the basic desires and pains of their...
matthew-kennedy's picture
Jul.16.2008
Edmund Goulding’s Dark Victory: Hollywood’s Genius Bad Boy is the first biography ever written about this eccentric genius of early-twentieth-century filmmaking. Goulding (1891–1959) was by turns a writer, producer, composer, and actor, but it is as a director that he made an indelible impression....
john-jung's picture
Jun.15.2008
Psychology of Alcohol and Other Drugs explores the physical effects of alcohol use, individual use origins, personality, age, race/ethnic, and gender differences in alcohol use, and methods for recovery from dependency. The book places emphasis on scientific research studies that evaluate major...
jon-clinch's picture
Jan.25.2008
From the Jacket: Finn takes us on a journey into the history and heart of one of American literature’s most brutal and mysterious figures: Huckleberry Finn’s father. The result is a deeply original tour de force that springs from Twain’s classic novel but takes on a fully realized life of its own....
wendy-merrill's picture
Jan.02.2008
A fabulous new Everywoman voice – the hilarious, skewed, rueful misadventures of a forty-something, in-recovery-from-everything bad girl/good girl in her search for love, sex, sanity…and herself. Meet Wendy Merrill, a quirky, attractive, in-recovery-from…well, you can pretty much name it…who,...