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Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic: Professional Views and Personal Insights (The Praeger Series on Contemporary Health and Living)

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Who is the typical alcoholic among the 12.5 million living in the United States now? Many, if not most of us when asked that question, would envision a skid row bum or someone at least out of work or with little education locked into a low-skill, low-paying job. But that is not accurate, according to the results of a national study released in June, 2007 by the National In

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 27th 2009 by Praeger
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Dominic
Great book. Benton does a good job covering all traits, personality characteristics and behavioral patterns a person will see from anyone who is high-functioning. Some areas give way to personal experience I believe but for the most part it's a great book for anyone who currently has or has had a HFA in their life. Would be a great reference book for Al-Anon members if it's not used in the program already.
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Sarah Allen Benton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and therapist at McLean Hospital (affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School) in the “McLean Residence” 90-day transitional living program for substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment in Waltham, Massachusetts. She has been featured in a NY Times article by Jane Brody, has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show ...more
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