Author(s): Stephanie Brown
This book describes the psychopathology and treatment of adult children of alcoholics (ACAs).
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.