Book Review: The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science behind 12-step Programs and the Rehab Industry

@article{Roth2015BookRT,
  title={Book Review: The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science behind 12-step Programs and the Rehab Industry},
  author={Jeffrey D. Roth and Edward J Khantzian},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={63},
  pages={197 - 202}
}
  • J. Roth, E. Khantzian
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
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