Drinking Patterns and Their Consequences / Edition 1

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Focuses on drinking styles & their role as predictors of risks or benefits associated with drinking.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560327189
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/1997
  • Series: ICAP Series on Alcohol in Society Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Beyond per Capita Consumption 1
Ch. 1 The Levels, Patterns, and Consequences of Drinking 7
Ch. 2 Trends in Drinking and Patterns of Drinking 25
Ch. 3 Individual Characteristics and Drinking Patterns 43
Ch. 4 Health Issues and Drinking Patterns 63
Ch. 5 Social and Behavioral Issues Related to Drinking Patterns 89
Ch. 6 Cultural Variations among Drinking Patterns 103
Ch. 7 The Distribution of Alcohol Consumption 129
Ch. 8 The Impact of Alcohol Control Measures on Drinking Patterns 153
Ch. 9 The Social Costs of Alcohol Consumption: Definitions, Measurement, and Policy Implications 169
Ch. 10 Alcohol Abuse: Cost Effectiveness and the Economic Impact of Policies and Programs 189
Ch. 11 Community Reactions of Alcohol Policies 205
Ch. 12 The Implications for Measurement and Research 221
Ch. 13 The Implications of Drinking Patterns for Primary Prevention, Education, and Screening 243
Ch. 14 Public and Private Partnerships in Prevention and Research 267
I New Players for a New Era: How Up-to-Date Is Health Promotion? 268
II Effective Partnerships Between the Public and Private Sectors 272
III Lessons from Partnerships: The Example of the United States 276
IV The Case of the College of Pharmacy, University of Chile 282
Ch. 15 Shifting the Paradigm: Reducing Harm and Promoting Beneficial Patterns 287
Appendix Principles of Cooperation among the Beverage Alcohol Industry, Governments, Scientific Researchers, and the Public Health Community 299
Index 303
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