Lance Dodes’ book, The Sober Truth, after a pretty amazing media blitz, finally gets the review it deserves in the NY Times:
The authors’ blanket claim of efficacy for their own cherished treatment, in the absence of credible data, is the very flaw for which they harshly criticize A.A.
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Those looking for a scientifically accurate and nuanced understanding of addiction and its treatment will not find it in this book.
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I have been an addiction professional and social worker since 1994. I started blogging in 2005 as the Clinical Director at Dawn Farm. I no longer work at Dawn Farm and am now the Director of Behavioral Medicine at a community hospital, and a lecturer at Eastern Michigan University’s School of Social Work.
Views expressed here are my own.
Keep in mind that the field, the contexts in which the field operates, and my views have changed over time.
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