Close to Home
PBS Online
Thirteen / WNET
Moyers on Addiction Picture
Return to Homepage Menu: Help and Resources Open Sitemap
Dot

RESOURCES

ORGANIZATIONS

WEB SITES

BOOKS & ARTICLES

Books & Articles

Books
The following is a sampling of the wealth of books on addiction, recovery, and related issues.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Service, 1993.

Baum, D. SMOKE AND MIRRORS: THE WAR ON DRUGS AND THE POLITICS OF FAILURE. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1996.

Bertram, E., M. Blachman, K. Sharpe, and P. Andreas. DRUG WAR POLITICS: THE PRICE OF DENIAL. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Currie, E. RECKONING: DRUGS, THE CITIES, AND THE AMERICAN FUTURE. New York: Hill and Wang, 1993.

Drug Strategies. MAKING THE GRADE: A GUIDE TO SCHOOL DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAMS THAT WORK. Washington, DC: Drug Strategies, 1996.

Duke, S. B., and A. C. Gross. AMERICA'S LONGEST WAR: RETHINKING OUR TRAGIC CRUSADE AGAINST DRUGS. New York: The Putnam Berkley Group, 1994.

Evans, G., ed. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALCOHOLISM. New York: Facts on File, 1982.

Falco, M. THE MAKING OF A DRUG FREE AMERICA: PROGRAMS THAT WORK. New York: Times Books, 1992.

Fisher, C. POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE. New York: Pocket Books, 1990.

Goldstein, A. ADDICTION: FROM BIOLOGY TO DRUG POLICY. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1995.

Gossop, M. LIVING WITH DRUGS, Third Edition. London: Wyldwood House, 1993.

Goode, E. DRUGS IN AMERICAN SOCIETY. New York: McGraw Hill, 1992.

Hamill, P. A DRINKING LIFE. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995.

Heather, N. PROBLEM DRINKING. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hester, R., and W. Miller. HANDBOOK OF ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT APPROACHES. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1995.

Hoffman, E.H. RECOVERY FROM SMOKING: QUITTING WITH THE TWELVE STEP PROCESS. Minneapolis: Hazelden Publishing, 1997.

Institute of Medicine. TREATING DRUG PROBLEMS, VOL. I. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1990.

Kirkpatrick, J. GOODBYE HANGOVERS, HELLO LIFE: SELF HELP FOR WOMEN. New York: Atheneum, 1986.

Kleiman, M. AGAINST EXCESS: DRUG POLICY FOR RESULTS. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

Knapp, C. DRINKING, A LOVE STORY. New York: Delta Books, 1996.

Ludwig, A. UNDERSTANDING THE ALCOHOLIC'S MIND: THE NATURE OF CRAVING AND HOW TO CONTROL IT. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Mendelson, J. ALCOHOL: USE AND ABUSE IN AMERICA. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1985.

Mooney, A. THE RECOVERY BOOK. New York: Workman Publishing, 1992.

Morgan, W. DRUGS IN AMERICA: A SOCIAL HISTORY, 1800-1980. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1981.

Musto, D. F. THE AMERICAN DISEASE: ORIGINS OF NARCOTIC CONTROL. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. PREVENTING DRUG USE AMONG CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: A RESEARCH-BASED GUIDE. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1997.

Prochaska, J. CHANGING FOR GOOD. New York: Avon Books, 1995.

Robertson, N. GETTING BETTER: INSIDE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1988.

Schuckit, M. EDUCATING YOURSELF ABOUT ALCOHOL AND DRUGS: A PEOPLE'S PRIMER. New York: Plenum Press, 1995.

Snyder, S. H. DRUGS AND THE BRAIN. New York: Scientific American Library, 1996.

TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Service, 1994.

Vaillant, G. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ALCOHOLISM: CAUSES, PATTERNS AND PATHS TO RECOVERY. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983.

Vogler, R., and W. Bartz. TEENAGERS & ALCOHOL: WHEN SAYING NO ISN'T ENOUGH. Philadelphia: The Charles Press, 1992.

THE WAY HOME: A COLLECTIVE MEMOIR OF THE HAZELDEN EXPERIENCE. Minneapolis: Hazelden Publishing, 1997.

White, W. L. PATHWAYS FROM THE CULTURE OF ADDICTION TO THE CULTURE OF RECOVERY. Minneapolis: Hazelden Publishing, 1996.

Youcha, G., and J. Seixas. DRUGS, ALCOHOL, AND YOUR CHILDREN: HOW TO KEEP YOUR FAMILY SUBSTANCE FREE. New York: Crown Publishers, 1989.

Zimring, F., and G. Hawkins. THE SEARCH FOR RATIONAL DRUG CONTROL. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

 

Articles

Five-part addiction series from THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Tom Siegfried, April 9 - April 13, 1989.

"How We Get Addicted," J. Madeine Nash, TIME, May 5, 1997, p. 69-76.

"Genetic Influences on Alcoholism Risk," Andrew C. Heath, D. Phil., ALCOHOL HEALTH AND RESEARCH WORLD, Vol. 19, No. 3, 1995.

"A Drunkard's Progress," by "Elpenor," HARPER'S MAGAZINE, October 1986, p. 42-48.

"Ex-Addicts Find Methadone More Elusive Than Heroin," Christopher Wren, THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1997, p. A12.

"One of Medicine's Best-Kept Secrets: Methadone Works," Christopher Wren, THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 3, 1997.

"Why You Can Hate Drugs and Still Want to Legalize Them," Joshua Wolf Shenk, THE WASHINGTON MONTHLY, October 1995, p. 32-40.

"Myths About the Treatment of Addiction," Charles O'Brien, A. Thomas McLellan, THE LANCET, January 27, 1996, p. 237-240.

"Drug-Treatment Hustle," Charles Krauthammer, THE WASHINGTON POST, February 21, 1997, p. A21.

Top of page

Get Help | Drug Problem? | Family Problems | Intervention | Organizations | Web Sites | Books & Articles

 

Home

PBS Online   |   Thirteen Online