WRITERS AND ALCOHOL

By Ann Waldron Special to The Washington Post – March 14, 1989, pp. 13-15 (c) The Washington Post Many giants in American literature have turned to the bottle, yet the link between creativity and alcoholism remains unproven Do writers drink more than other people? It would seem so. Raymond Carver, acclaimed author of stories about […]

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Warner v. Orange County Department of Probation

115 F.3d 1068 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT ————- No. 1760——August Term, 1994 (Argued: July 20, 1995 Decided: September 9, 1996) Docket No. 95-7055 ———— ———————————— ROBERT WARNER, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION, Defendant-Appellant. ———————————– ———— Before: Winter, Leval, and Calabresi, Circuit Judges. ———— Appeal from a judgment of […]

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TO ALL CONCERNED WITH THE DRUG-CRIME EPIDEMIC

By James R. Milam, Ph.D. November 17, 1995 “In my opinion, interdisciplinary work does not mean the meeting of specialists in different disciplines, but rather the meeting of different disciplines in the same individual–an adventure that our system discourages, when it does not absolutely forbid it.” – LUCIEN ISRAËL, Conquering Cancer (1978) Since its publication […]

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Alcoholics Synonymous: Heavy drinkers of all stripes may get comparable help from a variety of therapies

By BRUCE BOWER From: JANUARY 25, 1997 SCIENCE NEWS, VOL. 151 62-63 Psychotherapy studies rarely generate as much anticipation as Project MATCH did. Mental health clinicians and addiction researchers anxiously awaited the results of this 8-year, $27-million investigation that asked whether certain types of alcoholics respond best to specific forms of treatment. The federally funded […]

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