Dr. William Duncan Silkworth M.D.

The Doctor’s Opinion

The Doctor’s Opinion       We of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the reader will be interested in the medical estimate of the plan of recovery described in...

Dr. Silkworth On Jesus Christ

Dr. Silkworth on Jesus Christ         Twelve Step people who study A.A.’s Big Book are, of course, familiar with Bill Wilson’s medical mentor, Dr. William Duncan...

A.A., Dr. Silkworth, And The “Great Physician”

A.A., Dr. Silkworth, and the “Great Physician” Dick B. © 2005 All rights reserved Game Bird Hunting Trying to find the facts about early A.A....

A New Approach To Psychotherapy In Chronic Alcoholism

A New Approach to Psychotherapy in Chronic Alcoholism by W.D. Silkworth, M.D. New York, New York JOURNAL-LANCET, Vol.46, July, 1939       The beginning and subsequent development...

Dr. William Duncan Silkworth’s Letter

“TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN” which is in the beginning of “The Doctor’s Opinion” in the Big Book; page 1 in 1st edition, page xxiii...

Slips And Human Nature

Slips And Human Nature by William Duncan Silkworth, M.D.     The mystery of slips is not so deep as it may appear. While it does...

Reclamation Of The Alcoholic

Reclamation Of The Alcoholic [ View a copy of the original document ] Silkworth, W.D., New York, N.Y. Medical Record, April 21, 1937       The allergic nature of...

A Highly Successful Approach To The Alcoholic Problem

A Highly Successful Approach To The Alcoholic Problem Confirmed in Medical and Sociological Results William D. Silkworth New York, N.Y. Medical Record, Vol. 154, August...