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Life after Vietnam: How Veterans and Their Loved Ones Can Heal the Psychological Wounds of War

By: Kuenning, Delores

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota, U. S. A., Paragon House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001819


If you fought in the jungles of the Vietnam - or have friends or loved ones who did - you know that for many the battle continues: an inner struggle to better understand the evil of war and heal from its wake. Over half a million veterans still lead lives plagued by serious war-related readjustment problems and images of war in the Middle East have triggered painful wartime memories. With therapy and caring support, however, these enduring wounds can be healed. This book... View more info

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Sobering Tales: Narratives of Alcoholism and Recovery

By: O'Reilly, Edmund B.

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Amherst, MA, University Of Massachusetts: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003581


Stories about alcoholism may be the best means we have of comprehending that disorder, because only stories can begin to contain alcoholism's bewildering, protean, contradictory nature. Working from this premise, the author examines literary texts as well as oral recovery narratives presented at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. He seeks to discover what these stories reveal about the qualities and mechanisms of addiction and what they suggest about the conditions necessary... View more info

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The Sadomasochism of Everyday Life: why We Hurt Ourselves - and Others - and How to Stop

By: Ross, Ph. D. , John Munder

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003362


In one form or another, suffering pervades our culture. But why do we torture ourselves in so many areas of everyday life? Why do we work out to the point of exhaustion and pain? Why do women put up with men who abuse them (and men put up with women who abuse them) ? Why do workers endure terrible bosses? The author explains, in this book, why we tolerate these and other familiar situations that cause us pain and suffering and shows how people fall into destructive patte... View more info