December 2015 archive

Psychology & AA

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Participation in AA often brings a sense of connectivity, safety, and support. Membership in this community can provide an opportunity for an addict to acquire a substitute selfobject, filling an unmet need from infancy and childhood. AA may serve as an omnipotent transitional object, an integral ingredient in helping make the transition from ingesting self-soothing …

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