Resisting 12-Step Coercion




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Resisting 12-Step Coercion
How to Fight Forced Participation
in AA, NA, or 12-Step Treatment


by
Stanton Peele, PhD, JD

and

Charles Bufe

with

Archie Brodsky



See Sharp Press Tucson, Arizona 2000



  Copyright   2000 by Stanton Peele, Charles Bufe, and Archie Brodsky.
 All rights reserved.

 For information contact See Sharp Press, P.O. Box 1731, Tucson, AZ 85702-1731.


Peele, Stanton.
         Resisting 12-step coercion : how to fight forced participation
  in AA, NA, or 12-step treatment / Stanton Peele, Ph.D., J.D., and
  Charles Bufe, with Archie Brodsky ; introduction by Thomas Horvath,
  Ph.D., President of the American Psychological Association's Division
  on Addictions. -- Tucson, AZ : See Sharp Press, 2000.
          204 p. ; 23 cm.
          Includes bibliographical references and index.
          ISBN 1-884365-17-5

          1. Alcoholism   Treatment.  2. Alcoholism   Rehabilitation.
  3. Alcoholics Anonymous.  4. Counseling   Moral and ethical aspects.
  5. Informed consent (Medical law).  6. Twelve-step programs.
  7. Alcoholism counselors   Professional ethics.  I. Title  II. Bufe, Charles.
  III. Brodsky, Archie.

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