Recommended Reading

Looking for additional research in the study of early stage addiction? We recommend the following books, reports and articles:


Alcoholics and Behaviors
Biological Origins
Not a Character Defect
Personality and Temperament
Physical Signs

General Biography of Books:

(The) 350 Secondary Diseases/Disorders to Alcoholism by Toby Rice Drews

Alcohol and the Writer by Donald W. Goodwin

A Merry-Go-Round Named Denial
(1140B) by Joseph L. Kellerman

The Science and Lore of Alcohol and Caffeine
by Stephen Braun

Chalk Talks on Alcohol (Quicksilver Book) by Joseph C., Fr. Martin

Famous Women and Alcohol
by Lucy Barry Robe

(The) Courage to Change : Hope and Help for Alcoholics and Their Families : Personal Conversations With Dennis Wholey by Dennis Wholey

Deadly Medicine:
Indians and Alcohol in Early America
by Peter C. Mancall

Deadly Odds:
Recovery from Compulsive Gambling
(A Fireside Parkside Book) by Ken Estes, Mike Brubaker

Do Family of Origin Problems Cause Chemical Addiction? by Terence T. Gorski

Drunks, Drugs & Debits:
How to Recognize Addicts and Avoid Financial Abuse
by Doug Thorburn

Get Out of the Way:
How to Identify and Avoid a Driver Under the Influence
by Doug Thorburn

Getting Them Sober by Toby Rice Drews

How to Spot Hidden Alcoholics:
Using Behavioral Clues to Recognize Addiction in its Early Stages
by Doug Thorburn

If Your Child Is Drinking:
What You Can Do to Fight Alcohol Abuse at Home, at School, and in the Community
by Nancy Hyden Woodward

I'll Quit Tomorrow:
A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment
by Vernon E. Johnson

Is Alcoholism Hereditary by Donald W. Goodwin

(The) Medical Casebook of Adolf Hitler:
His Illnesses, Doctors, and Drugs
by Leonard L. Heston, Renate Heston

My Mother's Keeper by B.D. Hyman

(The) Natural History of Alcoholism Revisited by George E. Vaillant

Not My Kid:
A Parent's Guide to Kids and Drugs
by Beth Polson, Miller Newton

Recovering :
How to Get and Stay Sober
by L. Ann Mueller, Katherine Ketcham

(The) Secret History of Alcoholism:
The Story of Famous Alcoholics and Their Destructive Behavior
by James Graham

Sober...and Staying That Way:
The Missing Link in the Cure for Alcoholism
by Susan Powter

Under the Influence:
A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism
by James Robert Milam, Mel Schulstad, Katherine Ketcham

Understanding the Twelve Steps:
A Guide for Counselors, Therapists, and Recovering People
by Terence T. Gorski

White Rabbit:
A Doctor's Story of Her Addiction and Recovery
by Martha A. Morrison