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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.

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Editorial Reviews

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"[Dr. Yalisove] has a nice ability of taking difficult concepts and presenting
them clearly and in an interesting manner."--Dr. Lala Ashenberg Straussner, New York University

Medical Affairs
Alkermes, Inc.

You have a nice ability of taking difficult concepts and presenting
them clearly and in an interesting manner. I like it since it addresses topics that are not found in other texts and plan to put it as a recommended reading for my students.

Dr. Lala Ashenberg Straussner
Professor and Director,
Post-Master Certificate Program in
The Clinical Approaches to Addictions,
Editor, Journal of Social Work Practice
In the Addictions
New York University

“Introduction to Alcohol Research: Implications for Treatment, Prevention, and Policy offers an objective summary of alcohol research, the positive and negative consequences of alcohol consumption, and the causes and effective treatment of alcohol disorders. The text's unique design includes more research studies on alcohol than any other single volume, giving readers a broad understanding of alcohol research and its implications. Yalisove's pedagogical approach bridges the gap between the clinical and research worlds by reaching out to both communities. The research material he cites can be utilized in clinical practices, while also providing a forum to discuss future research possibilities. Introduction to Alcohol Research presents readers with their first opportunity for a comprehensive, unbiased study of alcohol and alcohol disorders.”
From Books in Print


We met a few months ago at the AMERSA conference, at which time you kindly gave me a copy of your text. I read much of it a few days ago while traveling and wanted to tell you how impressed I was. You really did a fine job reviewing the relevant literature. Your text is a unique contribution to the field - I hope it does very well."

"Introduction to Alcohol Research: Implications for Treatment, Prevention,
and Policy", provides a wealth of invaluable information for forensic mental
health experts and attorneys. Even those with backgrounds in alcohol abuse,
will find this comprehensive volume to be a major source of reference when
addressing a range of psycho-legal issues involving claims of intoxication.
Cases involving the effects of alcohol on criminal responsibility and
decision-making, its relationship to claimed torts in personal injury
cases, and the general effects of alcohol at various levels of intoxication
are considered. This text describes why alcohol has a profound effect on
physical and cognitive functioning and it included valuable information
regarding the use of alcohol by various demographic groups -- information
frequently focused on in legal cases."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205331291
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 5/14/2003
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2003

    Not Enough Depth

    I too am a student a John Jay. This book is good if you are looking for an overview of alcohol research. It is more of a compilation book than anything else. It won't help you to treat alcoholism directly but it will lead you to research on alcoholism.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2003


    I am a student of Daniel Yalisove at John Jay college (Psychology 266), pursuing a career as a substance abuse counselor. This book is an UNBIASED approach to research of alcoholism. You will learn a lot and benefit from this book. I will use this book in future years and recommend it to all!

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