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Stanton Peele papers

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Stanton Peele is a renowned psychologist and addiction expert, and one of the first to reject the disease theory of alcoholism and offer alternatives to the 12 step program of Alcoholics Anonymous. His papers, donated to Brown university by his daughter Haley Peele, include professional and scholarly correspondence, research materials on addiction and social-psychology, notes and papers from his undergraduate and graduate career at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan, as well as drafts of his first book Love and Addiction.