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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