Introduction to Alcohol Research: Implications for Treatment, Prevention, and Policy

Introduction to Alcohol Research: Implications for Treatment, Prevention, and Policy

by Daniel L. Yalisove Ph.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205331297

ISBN-13: 9780205331291

Pub. Date: 05/14/2003

Publisher: Pearson

There has been recent attention given to overcome the gulf between the treatment of alcoholism and research on alcoholism. This book is a practical step to “bridge the gap”. There is a great body of useful research on alcohol and alcoholism, which has been conducted in the past 25 years. This book includes this research for important contributions to

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There has been recent attention given to overcome the gulf between the treatment of alcoholism and research on alcoholism. This book is a practical step to “bridge the gap”. There is a great body of useful research on alcohol and alcoholism, which has been conducted in the past 25 years. This book includes this research for important contributions to the understanding of alcoholism and treatment.

This book gives the reader an introduction to research methods and other knowledge bases, while discussing current alcohol research and suggests clinical applications. Each subsequent chapter focuses on a specific variable and its methodology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205331291
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/14/2003
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

1. How Do We Know About Alcohol and Alcoholism? Knowledge About Alcohol, Alcohol Problems, and Alcoholism.

2. Measurement and Basic Concepts of Alcoholism Research.

3. Alcohol and Its Effects on the Body.

4. Heredity and Alcohol.

5. Statistics on Alcohol use: Epidemiologic Research on Alcohol.

6. Longitudinal Studies on Alcohol: Alcohol and the Life Span.

7. Environmental Factors Affecting Alcohol Use: Cultural and Social Research Findings.

8. Alcohol, Emotion, Sex, and Aggression.

9. Alcohol, Violent Crime, Criminal Justice, and Substance Abuse Treatment.

10. Co-Occurring Alcohol Use and Mental Disorders: Epidemiology, Treatment and Treatment Outcome.

11. Outcome Studies on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment: From the Rand Report to the MATCH Study.

12. Summary and Recommendations.

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