Loosening the Grip: A Handbook of Alcohol Information / Edition 9

Loosening the Grip: A Handbook of Alcohol Information / Edition 9

by Jean Kinney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073404659

ISBN-13: 9780073404653

Pub. Date: 04/11/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Accessible and comprehensive, Loosening the Grip remains the best resource for information about alcohol, its use, abuse, and dependence, and other drugs of abuse. This student-focused text presents the physical and psychological effects of alcohol alongside the impact of abuse and dependence on the family and society. The Ninth Edition continues to include a…  See more details below

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Accessible and comprehensive, Loosening the Grip remains the best resource for information about alcohol, its use, abuse, and dependence, and other drugs of abuse. This student-focused text presents the physical and psychological effects of alcohol alongside the impact of abuse and dependence on the family and society. The Ninth Edition continues to include a historical foundation for the discussion of alcohol use, abuse, and dependence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073404653
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Alcohol 1

Ch. 2 Alcohol and Its Costs 30

Ch. 3 Alcohol and the Body 51

Ch. 4 Alcohol Dependence 77

Ch. 5 Etiology of Alcohol Dependence 99

Ch. 6 Medical Complications 140

Ch. 7 The Behavior of Dependence 190

Ch. 8 Effects of Alcohol Problems on the Family 206

Ch. 9 Evaluation and Treatment Overview 229

Ch. 10 Treatment Techniques and Approaches 287

Ch. 11 Special Populations 357

Ch. 12 Other Psychiatric Considerations 472

Ch. 13 Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol 504

Ch. 14 Odds 'n' Ends 583

App. A Organizations and Resources in the Substance Abuse Field 623

App. B The Interaction Effects of Alcohol with Other Drugs 634

App. C Diagnostic Criteria: Substance Use Disorders 638

Index 642

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