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Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate Collection

Here is a list of the best Alcoholism books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life (2018)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate Collection  Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and stress-relief associated with alcohol, and assume giving it up will involve deprivation and misery.     This Naked Mind offers a new, positive solution. Here, Annie Grace clearly presents the psychological and neurological components of alcohol use based on the latest science, and reveals the cultural, social, and industry factors that support alcohol dependence in all of…
Author(s): Annie Grace

2. The 30-Day Sobriety Solution: How to Cut Back or Quit Drinking in the Privacy of Your Own Home (2016)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionJack Canfield, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise and coauthor of The Success Principles, and Dave Andrews, a recovery expert, join forces to present a “sensitively written yet no-nonsense guide” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) to help you cut back or quit drinking entirely—in the privacy of your own home.“For readers who sincerely want to stop drinking, the lessons in this book will pave the way.”—Library Journal “Not everyone wants to join a support group to deal with their drinking problems. With that in…
Author(s): Jack Canfield, Dave Andrews

3. Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism (1984)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionTen of millions Americans suffer from alcoholism, yet most people still wrongly believe that alcoholism is a psychological or moral problem, and that it can be cured by psychotherapy or sheer will power. Based on groundbreaking scientific research, Under The Influence examine the physical factors that set alcoholics and non-alcoholics apart, and suggests a bold, stigma-free way of understanding and treating the alcoholic.How to tell if someone you know is an alcoholic.The progressive stages of alcoholism.How to get an alcoholic into treatment—and how to choose a treatment program.Why frequently prescribed drugs can be…
Author(s): James Robert Milam, Katherine Ketcham

4. Alcohol Explained (2015)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionAlcohol Explained is the definitive, ground-breaking guide to alcohol and alcoholism. It explains how alcohol affects human beings on a chemical, physiological and psychological level, from those first drinks right up to chronic alcoholism. Alcoholism and problem drinking seems illogical to those on the outside, indeed it is equally perplexing for the alcoholic or problem drinker. This book provides a logical, easy to follow explanation of the phenomenon and detailed instructions on how to beat it. Despite being entirely scientific and factual in nature the book is presented in an accessible and easily understandable…
Author(s): William Porter

5. The Cure for Alcoholism: The Medically Proven Way to Eliminate Alcohol Addiction (2012)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionFinally, there is a cure for alcoholism. This is the first step.Featuring new and updated information and studies, including an introduction by actress Claudia Christian, the second edition of The Cure for Alcoholism delivers exactly what millions of alcoholics and families of alcoholics have been hoping for: a painless, dignified, and medically proven cure for their addiction. Backed by 82 clinical trials and research that extends back to 1964, The Sinclair Method deploys an opiate-blocking medication in a very specific way—in combination with ongoing drinking—to extinguish the addictive “software” in the brain….
Author(s): Roy Eskapa, Claudia Christian, et al.

6. Alcohol Lied to Me: The Intelligent Way to Escape Alcohol Addiction (2017)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionCraig Beck is a well-regarded family man with two children, a beautiful home, and a successful media career. A director of several companies & at one time the trustee of a large children’s charity. Craig was a successful & functioning professional man in spite of a ‘2 bottles of wine a night’ drinking habit. For 20 years he struggled with problem drinking, all the time refusing to label himself an alcoholic because he didn’t believe he met the stereotypical image that the word portrayed.He tried countless ways to cut down; attempting ‘dry months,’ banning himself from drinking spirits, only drinking at the weekend & special…
Author(s): Craig Beck

7. Beyond the Influence: Understanding and Defeating Alcoholism (2000)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionAlcoholism is a disease. It’s time we started treating it like one.Science has offered undisputed proof that alcoholism is a disease rather than a weakness of character, yet millions of alcoholics continue to suffer due to inappropriate treatment.  Now the co-author of the modern classic Under the Influence has teamed up with prominent alcoholism experts to provide new answers to this national epidemic.Based on the latest scientific research, Beyond the Influence clearly explains the neurological nature of the disease and reveals why some people drink addictively and others do not.  It also spells out what needs to be…
Author(s): Katherine Ketcham , William F. Asbury, et al.

8. The Vitamin Cure for Alcoholism: Orthomolecular Treatment of Addictions (2009)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe Vitamin Cure for Alcoholism can help those who suffer from alcohol addiction, their friends and loved ones, and those in the relevant helping professions. Its central message: Alcoholism is primarily a metabolic disease that should be treated nutritionally first. The person called an “alcoholic” typically suffers from nutrient deficiency, especially vitamins B1 and B3, and seeks relief by consuming alcohol. Megavitamin therapy is more effective than drugs or counseling. It is also cheaper than counseling, and far safer than any pharmaceutical drug treatment….
Author(s): Abram Hoffer, Andrew W. Saul

9. Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program (2009)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionNew York Times Bestseller! “New, scientifically-based approaches that recognize the biological basis of addiction have brought major advances in the treatment of addiction. Dr. Urschel is at the forefront of this treatment paradigm.” Dr. Larry Hanselka, Psychologist The Proven Scientific Approach to Conquering Addiction and Defeating the Disease Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological disease—based on the Recovery Science program that has helped thousands of patients defeat their addictions over the past…
Author(s): Harold Urschel

10. Sober as F***: My Two Year Journey of Rediscovery & Self Love (2017)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate Collection2019 UPDATED RE-RELEASE: Featuring an updated Author’s Note Chapter.The road to sobriety is hard, and I don’t intend to sugar coat any part of it for you. In this book I will take it back to the beginning. My life was that of a hardcore weekend binge drinker, one blackout night after another. I welcome you into my rock bottom moments, my losing all control, and my putting my life back together, piece by piece. Sober as F*** is a personal memoir of my first two years of sobriety, but it is not only about becoming sober from alcohol. I was forced to face and accept many sobering realities about myself along the way…
Author(s): Sarah Ordo

11. Addicted to the Monkey Mind: Change the Programming That Sabotages Your Life (2018)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn his book, J.F. Benoist—a visionary thought leader in the fields of addiction treatment and personal development—uses the journeys of two relatable characters to teach you how to develop a powerful new mindset and finally break the pattern of negative self-talk. Addicted to the Monkey Mind offers a toolbox of practical skills to shift self-sabotaging, programmed ways of thinking and learn actionable steps to: “‘Addicted to the Monkey Mind’ is one of the most concrete, practical self-help books I have ever read. As I read these compelling…
Author(s): J.F. Benoist

12. Understanding ALCOHOLISM…the baffling disease that HIJACKS the human brain! (2016)

 Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate CollectionAn easy-to-understand, non-technical guide to understanding the baffling disease of alcoholism…Genetic Factors…Why they can’t just stop…Role of environment…Treatment programs …Health risks…Available medications…Family recovery programs…What you can & cannot do about their drinking…Other resources…and much more….
Author(s): Kurt N.*

Best Alcoholism Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some alcoholism books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Demonstrating Your Clinical Competence: Depression, Dementia, Alcoholism, Palliative Care and Osteoperosis

Author(s): Chambers, Ruth; Gerada, Clare; Higgs, Jane; Wakley, Gill
ID: 2414998, Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2018, Size: 11 Mb, Format: pdf

Healing the addicted brain: the revolutionary, science-based alcoholism and addiction recovery program

Author(s): Tantor Media.;Souer, Bob;Urschel, Harold C
ID: 2775503, Publisher: Tantor Media, Year: 2017, Size: 10 Mb, Format: pdf

Governing Habits: Treating Alcoholism in the Post-Soviet Clinic

Author(s): Eugene Raikhel
ID: 2207163, Publisher: Cornell University Press, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely hot items according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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