• hopeless
  • Jung told Hazard that his case was nearly hopeless (as with other alcoholics) and that his only hope might be a spiritual conversion with a religious group. (wikipedia.org)
  • We, too, were lonely and frustrated, but in Al-Anon we discover that no situation is really hopeless, and that it is possible for us to find contentment, and even happiness, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experimental
  • One patient of Janiger's, bipolar and alcoholic artist Frank Murdoch, was given a controlled, experimental dose of LSD for several months as an attempt to cure his late stage alcoholism (probably a less well-known purpose to his LSD experiments, but very common in the era). (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • Al-Anon/Alateen literature focuses on problems common to family members and friends of alcoholics such as excessive care-taking, an inability to differentiate between love and pity and loyalty to abusers, rather than the problems of the alcoholic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family members of alcoholics begin to improve as they learn to recognize family pathology, assign responsibility for the pathology to a disease, forgive themselves, accept that they were adversely affected by the pathology and learn to accept their family members' shortcomings. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • This is particularly a concern as alcoholics are usually malnourished because of a poor diet, anorexia, and encephalopathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The anonymous text that is usually called the Prayer of Saint Francis (or Peace Prayer, or Simple Prayer for Peace, or Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace) is a widely known Christian prayer for peace. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • drinking a six-pack of beer daily would be in the middle of the range) for 20 years or more in men, or 20g/day for women significantly increases the risk of hepatitis and fibrosis by 7% to 47%, Pattern of drinking: Drinking outside of meal times increases up to 3 times the risk of alcoholic liver disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Results
  • The review used the following studies: Brown 2002 Cloud 2004 Davis 2002 Kahler 2004 MATCH 1998 McCrady 1996 Walsh 1991 Zenmore 2004 John Kelly, who is working on the updated version of the Cochrane review concerning Alcoholics Anonymous, says that there are "positive results in favor of Twelve-Step Facilitation treatments that have emerged from the numerous NIH-sponsored randomized clinical trials completed since the original review published in 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • find
  • He decided the best way to keep himself from drinking would be to find another alcoholic who was fighting the same fight. (everything2.com)
  • term
  • Alcoholic liver disease is a term that encompasses the liver manifestations of alcohol overconsumption, including fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, and chronic hepatitis with liver fibrosis or cirrhosis. (wikipedia.org)