Alcoholics Anonymous informally refers to the alcoholic who has stopped drinking, but who still demonstrates the same alcoholic attitudes and behaviors, as a “dry drunk.”
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Image via Wikipedia Hostility in Sobriety There is a long-recognized association between alcohol consumption and aggressive behavior. But does aggression and hostility continue into sobriety? This study was designed to examine aggression in a group of socially well-adapted recovering alcoholics. The question addressed was whether the treatment, together with long-term abstinence from alcohol, could reduce …∞
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