• favor
  • This wasn't the only news in favor of Alcoholics Anonymous today. (cnn.com)
  • 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)
  • share
  • The way that Alcoholics Anonymous members share their experiences of suffering is akin to what happens in a military unit or a musical group or a family, where the idea of 'we're all in this together' becomes particularly strong, said Keith Humphreys, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. (cnn.com)
  • experience
  • Rarely must a scholar defend his choice of topic, and it is of course impolite to begin with an apologia, but a decade's experience has taught that approaching Alcoholics Anonymous as an historically significant phenomenon requires such an introduction. (silkworth.net)
  • Although the writings of theologians over the last forty years have failed to concretize that reality, the same forty years have witnessed A.A.'s claim to be 'spiritual rather than religious' find resonance both in the minds of a surprisingly large smattering of intellectuals and - even more surprisingly - in the experience of an ever more diverse spectrum of ordinary People. (silkworth.net)
  • news
  • In the story, the abortion made her sterile, and the shock from the news caused her to find her ex-boyfriend, Tom Baxter (Nicholas Pryor), and shoot him in cold blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • The 2006 Cochrane systematic review reviewed studies published between 1966 and 2005 that investigated the efficacy of AA and twelve step facilitation (TSF) found no significant difference between the results of AA and twelve-step participation compared to other treatments, stating that "experimental studies have on the whole failed to demonstrate their effectiveness in reducing alcohol dependence or drinking problems when compared to other interventions. (wikipedia.org)
  • community
  • The purpose of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Community is to provide a forum for patients and their families affected by brain aneurysms to find support. (healthfinder.gov)