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Author Middelton-Moz, Jane, 1947-

Title After the tears : helping adult children of alcoholics heal their childhood trauma / Jane Middelton-Moz & Lorie Dwinell.

Edition Revised & expanded.
Publication Info. Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, [2010]
©2010
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  362.2923 MID    DUE 01-30-21
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Description xv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-282) and index.
Contents The bomb in the basement and the bomb in the attic : common characteristics of alcoholic families and survival adaptation of adult children of alcoholics -- The same but different : differences in children from the same alcoholic family and differences in alcoholic families -- Self-sufficient in an insufficient way : learning to survive under chronic stress -- The gift that keeps on giving : characteristics of children of alcoholics -- Surviving the unimaginable : the resiliency of children of alcoholics -- Validation of trauma and breaking through denial : understanding the normal response to an abnormal and painful life -- Building a cognitive life raft : developing an intellectual understanding of the effects of a painful life -- An emotional safety net : building a relationship with the child within -- Grief work : the pain that begins to heal itself -- Mourning, then behavior change : moving on and giving back -- I want you, want you gone, want you back : ACOAs in intimate relationships -- Misplaced loyalty : the codependency factor -- Empowering change in a painful legacy : adult children and sibling relationships -- ACOAs become parents : a pioneering effort -- A pain too deep : ACOAs taking care of elderly parents -- ACOAs in the workplace : I can be a team player as long as I'm the only player on the team -- Acceptance and forgiveness : holding on to resentment is like taking poison and hoping the other guy dies -- Finding the sacred in the ordinary : opening a window to spirituality for adult children of alcoholics.
Subject Adult children of alcoholics -- Psychology.
Alcoholics -- Family relationships.
Added Author Dwinell, Lorie, 1939-
ISBN 9780757315138 (pbk.)
0757315135 (pbk.)
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