Catholic Alcoholic

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2 thoughts on “The Problem is Two-Fold in Nature

  1. I am a Physician, versed in what AA is and is not. Addiction is not now or ever been a disease. You should read, “The Sober Truth, debunking the bad science behind 12 steps” by Dodes, due out in March. I have an advance copy and read it this weekend. Read “The truth about Addiction” by Stanton Peele, PhD, read “A choice Theory approach to drug and alcohol abuse” by Michael Rice and Reid Hester Phd, “what Works. Visit the St. Jude addiction website, at the bottom you will see “addiction is not a disease”. The public has been duped into believing that addiction is a disease. Recognize that the big book is a product of Sola Scriptura, visit http://www.dickb.com to see that and recognize that the 12 steps have less than a 5% success rate. It works for those it works for however when compared to tried and true methods that are better it really is no better than doing nothing.

  2. I am a Physician, versed in what AA is and is not. Addiction is not now or ever been a disease. You should read, “The Sober Truth, debunking the bad science behind 12 steps” by Dodes, due out in March. I have an advance copy and read it this weekend. Read “The truth about Addiction” by Stanton Peele, PhD, read “A choice Theory approach to drug and alcohol abuse” by Michael Rice and Reid Hester Phd, “what Works. Visit the St. Jude addiction website, at the bottom you will see “addiction is not a disease”. The public has been duped into believing that addiction is a disease. Recognize that the big book is a product of Sola Scriptura, visit http://www.dickb.com to see that and recognize that the 12 steps have less than a 5% success rate. It works for those it works for however when compared to tried and true methods that are better it really is no better than doing nothing.

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