"Alcoholics Anonymous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An organization of self-proclaimed alcoholics who meet frequently to reinforce their practice of abstinence.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Alcoholics Anonymous".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Alcoholics Anonymous".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Alcoholics Anonymous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Alcoholics Anonymous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Alcoholics Anonymous" by people in Profiles.
The Protective Wall of Human Community: The New Evidence on the Clinical and Public Health Utility of Twelve-Step Mutual-Help Organizations and Related Treatments. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2022 09; 45(3):557-575.
Leave the Past Behind by Recognizing the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of 12-Step Facilitation and Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcohol Alcohol. 2021 06 29; 56(4):380-382.
Alcoholics Anonymous and 12-Step Facilitation Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Distillation of a 2020 Cochrane Review for Clinicians and Policy Makers. Alcohol Alcohol. 2020 Oct 20; 55(6):641-651.
Online recovery support meetings can help mitigate the public health consequences of COVID-19 for individuals with substance use disorder. Addict Behav. 2021 02; 113:106661.
Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs for alcohol use disorder. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 03 11; 3:CD012880.
Commentary on Tonigan et al. (2018): Clarifying the evidence for the clinical and public health utility of Alcoholics Anonymous for dual-diagnosis patients. Addiction. 2018 11; 113(11):1982-1983.
AA attendance and abstinence for dually diagnosed patients: a meta-analytic review. Addiction. 2018 11; 113(11):1970-1981.
Are societies paying unnecessarily for an otherwise free lunch? Final musings on the research on Alcoholics Anonymous and its mechanisms of behavior change. Addiction. 2017 06; 112(6):943-945.
Is Alcoholics Anonymous religious, spiritual, neither? Findings from 25 years of mechanisms of behavior change research. Addiction. 2017 Jun; 112(6):929-936.
Alcoholics Anonymous and other mutual help organizations: Impact of a 45-minute didactic for primary care and categorical internal medicine residents. Subst Abus. 2017 Apr-Jun; 38(2):183-190.