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Trouble in the Temple of Twelve Steps

April 3, 2015 — The twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous represent a foundational approach to treating alcoholism that’s lately been attracting rational scrutiny and criticism. In the latest issue of the Atlantic, Gabrielle Glaser says that “researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.” Sounds a bit harsh, doesn’t it? The twelve […]