12-Step Addiction Treatment: Does AA Work? by Hans Durrer

By Hans Durrer

Essay from the yr 2010 within the topic drugs - remedy, grade: with benefit, college of Stirling, language: English, summary: A entire literature assessment used to be undertaken that used to be in comparison to the author's personal AA-experience in a variety of cultures. the quest used to be neither limited to a selected period of time nor have been language regulations hired. reports released in peer-reviewed, educational journals in addition to books and internet sites have been chosen at the foundation of "usefulness" concerning the study query. After setting up what AA is, the essay tested no matter if AA works. It came across that AA differs considerably with regard to different therapy techniques through it really is "acting into thinking"-philosophy. The efficacy of AA couldn't be confirmed by way of utilizing a cause-and-effect technique. additionally, the complexity of human behaviour in addition to the truth that AA isn't practised uniformly increases many likely unanswerable methodological difficulties and it continues to be questionable even if AA remedy and results might be measured through a cause-and-effect strategy. stories of private event in addition to for hundreds of years practised human knowledge look despite the fact that to indicate that AA does paintings – for those who paintings the programme, that is.

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