Shame about past alcoholism predicts relapse and declining health in recovering alcoholics This research proves the value of removing or reducing underlying shame to avoid relapse. The 12 Steps are a most effective program to address shame. Feeling shame about past instances of problem drinking may increase the likelihood of relapse and other health problems, …∞
12-Step Treatment More Effective than Alternative, Study Says
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Continuing to wear nicotine patches after smoking lapses promotes recovery of abstinence It has been proven that recovering alcoholics, addicts and compulsive gamblers can quit smoking with 2 strategize; Using the 12 steps of Nicotine Anonymous and, Using nicotine replacement patches. This research adds to that knowledge by asserting continued use of patches after a …∞
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Contrary to popular belief, alcohol does not completely cook out of foods — something recovering alcoholics and those with alcohol-related illnesses need to keep in mind. A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that recipes with added alcohol retained from 4% to 85% of the alcohol. The recipes ranged from …∞
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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