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Almost Addicted

Posted Monday, November 12, 2012

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Almost Addicted You're done with work for the day. Dinner's finished, too. And the kids' homework has been checked. Do you unwind with a cocktail? Pop open a beer? Is the time now: "wine" o'clock? A lot of people enjoy a regular drink. And even if they're not crashing the car, missing work or messing screwing up a marriage, many drinkers may qualify as "almost" alcoholics, according to Harvard doctors who wrote a book on the phenomenon.

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Community/Human Interest, Health, Mental Health, Addiction

Guests

Joseph Nowinski, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Hartford, CT; author Almost Alcoholic
Dr. Sybil Marsh, family practice physician, University Hospitals

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More information on Almost Alcoholic
ideastream’s Addiction coverage
Alcoholics Anonymous
Secular Organizations for Sobriety
Women for Sobriety
Smart Recovery
Quit Alcohol

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