Delirium tremens, a serious medical disorder caused by abrupt withdrawal from alcohol, is explored in a compelling way. Interviews with 10 individuals constitute real-life versions of descents into hell, the social and emotional trauma that lead to and result from delirium tremens, and courageous efforts made to overcome major challenges.
-worthwhile for professionals in the fields of alcoholism
and human behavior
-offers a dramatic and moving point of connection
with clients when read in treatment