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Fourth Step: Discourse with an Addict

Fourth Step: Discourse with an Addict AbstractThis article is an authentic, unrehearsed, verbatim dialogue between an adult sister and a drug"-addicted brother. It deeply reflects the compulsive nature of addiction despite the full comprehension of the consequences of continuing it. It sensitively touches upon the pain and sorrow within the family, although hardly any manifestations of the agony come clearly to the suiface. It concludes without any real hope for change. That inevitability brings to the surface the true nature of an addiction. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Social Distress and Homeless Taylor & Francis

Fourth Step: Discourse with an Addict

Journal of Social Distress and Homeless , Volume 11 (1): 11 – Jan 1, 2002

Fourth Step: Discourse with an Addict

Abstract

AbstractThis article is an authentic, unrehearsed, verbatim dialogue between an adult sister and a drug"-addicted brother. It deeply reflects the compulsive nature of addiction despite the full comprehension of the consequences of continuing it. It sensitively touches upon the pain and sorrow within the family, although hardly any manifestations of the agony come clearly to the suiface. It concludes without any real hope for change. That inevitability brings to the surface the true...
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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright 2002 Taylor and Francis Group LLC
ISSN
1573-658X
eISSN
1053-0789
DOI
10.1023/A:1013388223238
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Abstract

AbstractThis article is an authentic, unrehearsed, verbatim dialogue between an adult sister and a drug"-addicted brother. It deeply reflects the compulsive nature of addiction despite the full comprehension of the consequences of continuing it. It sensitively touches upon the pain and sorrow within the family, although hardly any manifestations of the agony come clearly to the suiface. It concludes without any real hope for change. That inevitability brings to the surface the true nature of an addiction.

Journal

Journal of Social Distress and HomelessTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 2002

Keywords: Addiction; Inevitability; Compulsion; Silent pain

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