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Her best-kept secret : why women drink -- and how they can regain control

Author: Gabrielle Glaser
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Looks at the cultural factors contributing to a rise in alcoholism among today's women and compares today's practices to those of earlier generations while noting the current ineffectiveness of AA and other mainstream treatments.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Glaser
ISBN: 9781439184387 1439184380
OCLC Number: 828264906
Description: 244 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Lush --
We are women, hear us pour --
I have to see a man about a dog --
One day at a time : A.A. and women --
Rehab nation --
The thirteenth step --
Twenty-first century treatment.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Glaser.
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Journalist Gabrielle Glaser explores the reasons behind why women are drinking more often than ever, and in ever-larger quantities.  Read more...

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"[A] substantial book, interested in hard facts and nuance rather than hand-wringing... Glaser makes a persuasive case that Alcoholics Anonymous, which enjoys a near monopoly in the recovery sphere, Read more...

 
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