Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Developmental Perspective

Author(s): Stephanie Brown


This book describes the psychopathology and treatment of adult children of alcoholics (ACAs).


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STEPHANIE BROWN, PhD, is the Director of the Addictions Institute in Menlo Park, California. She also founded and was a director of the Alcohol Clinic at Stanford University Medical Center. An internationally recognized expert on the treatment of alcoholics and their families, Dr. Brown is a licensed psychologist with nearly 25 years of clinical experience, a researcher, consultant, and frequent lecturer in the field of alcoholism. She is the author of Treating the Alcoholic: A Developmental Model of Recovery, also available from Wiley.

THE ALCOHOLIC FAMILY.; The Children of Alcoholics.; The Alcoholic Family Environment.; Interactions, Patterns, and Adaptations.; THE IMPACT OF PARENTAL ALCOHOLISM ON INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT.; Trauma and Defensive Adaptations.; The Impact of Parental Alcoholism on Attachment.; The Impact of Parental Alcoholism on Identity Formation.; THE PROCESS OF RECOVERY.; The Process of Recovery: Theory.; Preparation for Recovery: Drinking and Transition.; Early Recovery.; Ongoing Recovery.; What Is Progress: Growing Up, Growing Out, and Coming Home.; References.; Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780471155591
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : January 1997
  • : 155mm X 230mm X 18mm
  • : United States
  • : books

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  • : Stephanie Brown
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 362.2924
  • : 334