Models of alcoholism used in treatment: contrasting AA and other perspectives with which it is often confused.

Abstract

Current popular and professional conceptions of alcoholism in the United States blend four models that differ in their emphases and implications and contain mutually contradictory beliefs. Elements of moral-volitional, personality and dispositional disease models have been confused with, and mistakenly attributed to, the essentially spiritual views of… (More)

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@article{Miller1994ModelsOA, title={Models of alcoholism used in treatment: contrasting AA and other perspectives with which it is often confused.}, author={W. R. Miller and Ernest Kurtz}, journal={Journal of studies on alcohol}, year={1994}, volume={55 2}, pages={159-66} }