Twelve-Step Program

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Twelve-Step Program

Any program modelled after the 12-step self-help-group program used by Alcoholics Anonymous for rehabilitating alcoholics; central to all such programs is the belief in a God, transpersonal spiritual form of energy or superhuman power.

12-step programs have been developed for those with cocaine abuse, emotional lability (Emotions Anonymous), obesity (Overeaters Anonymous), sexual addiction (Sexaholics Anonymous) and others.

Twelve-Step Program

Addiction disorders Any program modeled after the 12-step self-help-group programs used for rehabilitating alcoholics, Alcoholics Anonymous; central to all 12-SPs is the belief in a God, transpersonal spiritual form of energy, or superhuman power

twelve-step program,

n group programs that treat problems such as alcoholism by completing twelve tasks. Participants gain self-acceptance and share experiences. Twelve-step programs traditionally ask members to rely on a power greater than their own.
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From the cistern we descended twelve steps into a large roughly-shaped grotto, carved wholly out of the living rock.
I beckoned to him again to come to me, and gave him all the signs of encouragement that I could think of; and he came nearer and nearer, kneeling down every ten or twelve steps, in token of acknowledgment for saving his life.
12 Simple Steps is an adaptation of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and is intended to be a quick read with results that will last a lifetime," says Robert.
Unhealthy Anonymous-Exposing the Greatest Threat to Your Health and Happiness" is made up of twelve steps to silence stress systematically by using a new paradigm of health balancing proper nutrition, attitude, rest, and movement.
A look at the entire twelve steps quickly debunks that notion.
To celebrate the Twelve Steps to 2025 breakthrough in my head, I recently drove up the M1 and M6 in my white Transit to Spaghetti Junction.
The United States urged Russia to implement the twelve steps of the ceasefire agreement.
She learned about the spiritual aspect in rehab when they talked about the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Courses based on Rohr's book Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps and on Franciscan spirituality called "Beyond the Birdbath: Richard Rohr Teaches the Courageous Heart of the Franciscan Way" will run in both fall 2013 and spring 2014.
Particularly engaging is an autoethnography of academia titled "The Twelve Steps of Adolescence.
The fourth chapter is about combining yoga and the Twelve Steps of recovery.
Jimmy The Poacher, owned by Fawzi Abdulla Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Hussain Makki, was another outsider to win a race when it beat The Twelve Steps by five lengths to win the 'Open' race in style.