The Role of the Halfway House in the Rehabilitation of Alcoholics

  • Earl Rubington


Alcoholism and its rehabilitation result from experiences in groups. Certain kinds of experiences in groups are more likely to result in alcoholism. Similarly, certain forms of experiences in groups are more likely to result in rehabilitation. This chapter theorizes on the kinds of experiences in halfway houses most likely to produce successful treatment outcomes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Earl Rubington
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and AnthropologyNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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