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2011-09-12 13:09:53

Among the many ways that participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) helps its members stay sober, two appear to be most important – spending more time with individuals who support efforts towards sobriety and increased confidence in the ability to maintain abstinence in social situations.

2011-01-28 13:08:58

Participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it has a healing effect that helps alcoholics and other addicts become and stay sober.

2010-01-28 12:39:41

One of many reasons that attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings helps people with alcohol use disorders stay sober appears to be alleviation of depression.

2005-07-22 20:13:07

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An alcoholic's desire to quit drinking, rather than the effects of therapy, may be what determines success, according to a new report.

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2005-07-22 20:10:00

An alcoholic's desire to quit drinking, rather than the effects of therapy, may be what determines success, according to a new report.

2005-07-13 14:30:00

The positive outcomes of therapy for alcoholism may have less to do with the therapy itself and more to do with participants' determination to quit.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.