Essays Tagged: "Alcoholics Anonymous"

John kennedy toole confederacy of dunces analogous to portrayal of alcohol

son anymore and wanted to put him in the hospital. Even though with this primitive mind of thinking Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in the 1930's to help alcoholics through their sobriety. Out of all ... urnal of Studies on Alcohol, the NCA (National Council on Alcoholism), had more success in treating alcoholics. It grew with an estimated membership of over two million in both America and in other co ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is a report over alchol and alcholism.

Beer/Alcoholism/and Alcoholics AnonymousI would like to talk to you about Beer/Alcoholism/and Alcoholics AnonymousFirst ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The first three steps in the twelve step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonimious.

g it, you have already started working the first three steps in the twelve step recovery program of alcoholics anonymous, which I will generally take you through and attempt to relate to you my person ... sonal experience and struggles with each. Through my personal struggles and interviews with my A.A.{Alcoholics Anonymous} sponsor I discovered that these first three steps in laymen's terms mean, "I C ...

(7 pages) 95 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Criminonlogy.

ommitted a crime, the law is also enforcing treatments among these criminals, the most common being Alcoholics Anonymous or something of a sort.Most everyone has heard of Alcoholics Anonymous at one t ... articipated in a program of this type. Often times one does not really consider what a program like Alcoholics Anonymous does for an entire society. For instance, what exactly is Alcoholics Anonymous? ...

(6 pages) 68 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcoholism.

1. What is alcoholism? 2. How do people become alcoholics? 3. What are theeffects of alcoholism? 4. How do you diagnose alcoholism? 5. Is there a c ... rs are the most dangerous, they are the most likely to die of alcoholpoisoning.How do people become alcoholics? Nobody knows how people becomealcoholics. Many people believe that it is a genetic trait ... by notfunctioning or being drunk. They either do not attend family gatherings or disrupt them.Some alcoholics can be abusive to other family members. A lot of families findthemselves in financial tro ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

ed with BPD. Her symptoms are very similar to the ones I've read about thus far. She started out in Alcoholics Anonymous and was well liked by all. She had a very outgoing personality and was very bri ...

(3 pages) 186 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Alcoholism.

us problem in today's society. In the United States 13 percent of the adult drinkers are considered alcoholics, or they experience drinking problems to some degree (Sue,Sue,Sue(pg.290). It touches all ... influence its development (Brown)pgs.75-78). Some researchers have suggested that in several cases, alcoholics have an inherited, predisposition to alcohol addiction. Alcoholism cannot be cured but th ...

(4 pages) 107 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alcohol and its affect on society.

own as fetal alcohol syndrome.About 10 percent of all the adult drinkers in the U.S. are considered alcoholics or they have some sortof drinking problem. The consumption of alcohol is currently rising ... nd that alcoholism is very serious and should not be takenlightly. I have went over the symptoms of alcoholics to help to recognize alcoholics. I talked aboutthe effects of alcoholism on people and th ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Participant observation of Alcoholics Anonymous

mpt to explore the possible research stances available to me involved in participant observation of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) of the Lehigh County. For this field study I chose to be a complete observ ... l at Lehigh University's PAL's club on Tuesday, October 21st, 2003 at 7:45 PM. Group therapy of the Alcoholics Anonymous. I must say this was one of the most difficult experiences I've had. At the sta ...

(6 pages) 153 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Finding A Way Out. A cause and effect paper on the disease of addiction...

d a new way to live". (84) Back in July 1953 several addicts, including Bill W. that were attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings decided that there needed to be a program that focused on recovery fro ...

(3 pages) 221 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcoholics Anonumous. This essay tells all about AA. It goes into great detail of how it was founded and why it was founded. It even tell about the different ways it can help people.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was founded in 1935 by a stockbroker named Bill,and a surgeon Dr. Bob who ... and an old friend Ebby together helped Bill to get sober. Bill was alsohelped by working with other alcoholics. Dr. Bob however did not havethe same initial success, but when he finally met Bill, he t ... him whathe had learned from Dr. Silkworth; that alcoholism was a malady of mind,emotions and body (Alcoholics Anonymous). Dr. Bob responded well tothese ides introduced by Bill, he soon got sober, an ...

(8 pages) 132 1 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Cause/Effect: Drinking and driving

e will have to go to court to attain further punishment. Punishment might include the attendance of Alcoholics Anonymous and a hefty community services requirement. After all is said and done the viol ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Paper on moderation management as a treatment.

n, &Rotgers, 2002) also found that 93% of treatment programs base recovery on the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), which necessitates total abstinence for success. For the 32 million non-d ... ge, exhibit mental stability, be well educated and steadily employed. Most do not see themselves as alcoholics, believe that moderation is plausible and probable, and they have developed alternatives ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcholism's consequences

wn as fetal alcohol syndrome. About 10 percent of all the adult drinkers in the U.S. are considered alcoholics or they have some sortof drinking problem. The consumption of alcohol is currently rising ... us and should not be taken lightly. I have gone over the symptoms of alcoholicism to help recognize alcoholics. I talked about the effects of alcoholism on people and their families. Then I concluded ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Attending Alcoholics Anonymous

I did not know what to expect, and was actually quite nervous when I left to go to the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. I decided to bring a friend with me to alleviate some of the anxiety. ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drug Profile Chart

ber of medications that can help one achieve sobriety. (Phoenix House, 2007).Support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous are also a tremendous source of support for alcoholics. The twelve steps summar ... tremendous source of support for alcoholics. The twelve steps summarize the program for the abuser (Alcoholics Anonymous, 1976).NARCOTICS:OpiumBig O,Black stuff,Block,Gum,Hop(NIDA, 2007)Swallowed,Smok ...

(6 pages) 177 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

“Alcoholism: Character

rs to be true that the environment around us may lead someone to alcoholism. His theory on treating alcoholics is to just moderate their drinking. The article also mentions the start of Alcoholics Ano ... . The article also mentions the start of Alcoholics Anonymous or AA. Bill Wilson was the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. "AA recognizes a physical dependency, much of its philosophy is based on the c ...

(1 pages) 357 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

My Experience At An AA Meeting.

I attended an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. The meeting I attended was on a Monday night at 8:00pm and it was an o ...

(1 pages) 56 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This is an argumentative essay on the best sentencing for alcohol offenders.

ne and attend alcohol treatment related therapy. The one common program they are asked to attend is Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). This type of therapy is held in a group setting where people with alcohol ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues