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Quitting Drinking on Your Own:

Changing for Good - by Drs. James O. Prochaska, John C. Norcross, and Carlo C. DiClemente (New York: William Morrow, 1994).

Coming Clean: Overcoming Addiction Without Treatment by Drs. Robert Granfield and William Cloud (New York: New York University Press, 1999). Primarily for professionals, but has an appendix for lay people.

Managing Your Drug or Alcohol Problem: Client Workbook by Drs. Dennis C. Daley and G. Alan Marlatt (San Antonio, TX: Psychological Corporation, 1997).

Problem Drinkers: Guided Self-Change Treatment by Drs. Mark and Linda Sobell (New York: Guilford Press, 1996).

Sex, Drugs, Gambling, and Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions by Dr. A. Thomas Horvath (San Luis Obispo, CA: Impact, 1998).

Take Control, Now! by Mark Kern, Ph.D. (Los Angeles: Addiction Alternatives, 1994). To order, write to Addiction Alternatives, Beverly Hills Medical Tower, 1125 South Beverly Drive, Suite 401, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

The Truth About Addiction and Recovery: The Life Process Program for Outgrowing Destructive Habits by Dr. Stanton Peele ad Archie Brodsky (New York: Fireside Books, 1991).

When AA Doesn't Work for You: Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol by Drs. Albert Ellis and Emmett Velten (New York: Barricade Books, 1992).

Moderation Management:

DrinkWise: How to Quit Drinking or Cut Down by Martha Sanchez-Craig, published by the Addiction Research Foundation in 1995. Can be obtained from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Marketing and Sales Services, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Canada M5S 2S1, or by calling 800-661-1111.

How to Control Your Drinking by W.R. Miller and R.F. Munoz (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1976). Now available in a revised edition from Dr. Miller by sending an e-mail request to dyao@unm.edu or calling 505-768-0279.

Moderate Drinking: The Moderation Management Guide for People Who Want to Reduce Their Drinking by Audrey Kishline (New York: Crown, 1994).

Books Recommended by the Masters:

Alcoholics Anonymous, 3rd ed. (New York: World Services, 1976)

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services (New York: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, 1996)

Alcoholics Anonymous: Cult or Cure? 2nd ed. by Charles Bufe (Tucson: See Sharp Press, 1998)

Each Day a New Beginning: Daily Meditations for Women by Karen Casey (Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1996)

How to Quit Drinking Without AA, rev. ed. by Jerry Dorsman (Rocklin, CA: Prima, 1997)

When AA Doesn't Work for You: Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol by Drs. Albert Ellis and Emmett Velten (New York: Barricade Books, 1992)

The Addiction Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Quitting Alcohol and Drugs by Patrick Fanning and John T. O'Neil (Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 1996)

Heavy Drinking: The Myth of Alcoholism as a Disease by Herbert Fingarette (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989)

A Drinking Life: A Memoir - by Pete Hamill (New York: Little, Brown, 1995)

Many Roads, One Journey: Moving Beyond the 12 Steps - by Charlotte Davis Kasl (New York: HarperPerennial, 1992)

Moderate Drinking: The Moderation Management Guide for People Who Want to Reduce Their Drinking by Audrey Kishline (New York: Crown, 1994)

Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp (New York: Delta, 1997)

Living Sober (New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 1975)

Terry: My Daughter's Life-and-Death Struggle with Alcoholism by George McGovern (New York: Plume, 1997)

The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998)

The diseasing of America: How We Allowed Recovery Zealots and the Treatment Industry to Convince Us We Are Out of Control by Stanton Peele (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995)

The Truth About Addiction and Recovery: The Life Process Program for Outgrowing Destructive Habits by Dr. Stanton Peele ad Archie Brodsky (New York: Fireside Books, 1991)

The Thinking Person's Guide to Sobriety by Bert Pluymen (New York: St. Martin's, 1999)

The Real AA: Behind the Myth of 12-Step Recovery by Ken Ragge (Tucson: See Sharp Press, 1998)

Alcohol: How to Give It Up and Be Glad You Did by Philip Tate (Tucson: See Sharp Press, 1997)

The Small Book: A Revolutionary Alternative for Overcoming Alcohol and Drug Dependence by Jack Trimpey (New York: Dell, 1996)

Another Chance: Hope and Health for the Alcoholic Family by Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse (Palo Alto, CA: Science & Behavior Books, 1989)

Adult Children of Alcoholics by Janet Geringer Woititz (Deerfield, FL: Health Communications, 1990)

The Following Books Were Recommended by the Masters, but Are Out of Print:

Rummies by Peter Benchley (New York: Random House, 1989)

The Thirsty Muse: Alcohol and the American Writer by Tom Dardis (New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1989)

The Booze Battle by Ruth Maxwell (New York: Praeger, 1976)

The Conquest of Alcohol: A Handbook of Self-Therapy by Edward J. McGoldrick (New York: Delacorte, 1966)

Women Married to Alcoholics by Kokin Morris and Ian Walker (New York: William Morrow, 1989)

A Woman Like You: Life Stories of Women Recovering from Alcoholism and Addiction by Rachel V. (New York: Harper & Row, 1985)





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