Children of Alcoholics

Children of Alcoholics

by Barry Stimmel
     
 

Children of alcoholics number an estimated 28 million people in the United States alone. This important volume offers informative new insights for the professional on the common risks, difficulties, and needs of people who grow up in a family with an alcoholic parent. Leading experts in the alcoholism field examine the significant research and clinical developments

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Overview

Children of alcoholics number an estimated 28 million people in the United States alone. This important volume offers informative new insights for the professional on the common risks, difficulties, and needs of people who grow up in a family with an alcoholic parent. Leading experts in the alcoholism field examine the significant research and clinical developments in the field. They focus on such topics as treatment approaches, alcohol expectancy and conditioning in alcoholics’offspring, fetal alcohol syndrome, prenatal alcohol exposure, infant behavior and development, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780866566858
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Series:
Advances in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Series
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents Editorial: Children of Alcoholics

  • Public Policy Issues Relevant to Children of Alcoholics
  • Therapeutic Considerations With Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Alcohol Expectancy and Conditioning in Sons of Alcoholics
  • Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: Recent Work on Behavioral Dysfunctions in Pre-Weanling Rats
  • Ethanol and Polyamine Metabolism in Adult and Fetal Tissues: Possible Implication in Fetal Damage
  • Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Infant Behavior: Immediate Effects and Implications for Later Development
  • The Influence of Socioeconomic Factors on the Occurrence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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