Games Alcoholics Play by Claude M. SteinerGames Alcoholics Play by Claude M. Steiner

Games Alcoholics Play

byClaude M. Steiner

Mass Market Paperback | November 12, 1984

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The most lucid account of the patterns of problem drinkers ever set down in a book!

Drawing on soundly tested theories of transactional behavior, Dr. Steiner describes the three distinct types of alcoholics -- Drunk and Proud, Lush and Wino -- and their games, scripts and rackets: Debtor... Kick... Cops and robbers... Plastic Woman... Captain Marvel...Ain't it awful... Schlemiel... Look how hard I've tried... and others.

His approach is the single most useful tool for dealing with alcoholism since A.A. and the Twelve Steps, and offers the first real help -- and hope -- for problem drinkers and their families.
Claude M. Steiner, PhD, was a psychotherapist, author, and founder of Radical Psychiatry. He graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a doctorate in clinical psychology and was a founding member of the International Transactional Analysis Association with his friend and mentor, Eric Berne. His works include Games Alco...
Title:Games Alcoholics PlayFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 0.6 inPublished:November 12, 1984Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345323831

ISBN - 13:9780345323835

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