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Twelve-step program

Twelve-step program

Alternative Title: 12-step program

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  • In alcoholism: Social treatment

    …strive to follow the “12 Steps,” a nonsectarian spiritual program that includes reliance on God—or any “higher power” as understood by each individual—to help prevent a relapse into drinking. It also includes self-examination; personal acknowledgment of, confession of, and taking responsibility for the harm caused by the member’s alcohol-related…

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