Under the Influence: Alcohol and Human Behavior / Edition 1

Under the Influence: Alcohol and Human Behavior / Edition 1

by John Jung, Jung
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534204481

ISBN-13: 9780534204488

Pub. Date: 08/01/1993

Publisher: Brooks/Cole

Are alcoholics the extent of the 'alcohol problem' in America, or do 'social drinkers' also present reason for concern? After all, many social drinkers occasionally become intoxicated and some eventually become dependent upon alcohol.Dr. John Jung answers questions like these and takes a comprehensive look at alcohol use and abuse in America. While hundreds of books…  See more details below

Overview

Are alcoholics the extent of the 'alcohol problem' in America, or do 'social drinkers' also present reason for concern? After all, many social drinkers occasionally become intoxicated and some eventually become dependent upon alcohol.Dr. John Jung answers questions like these and takes a comprehensive look at alcohol use and abuse in America. While hundreds of books exist on the dangers of drinking, Jung presents a scientifically based book that doesn't require advanced technical knowledge to understand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534204488
Publisher:
Brooks/Cole
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Pages:
335
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1Overview1
2The Extent of Drinking, Alcoholism, and Alcohol-Related Problems15
3The Physical Effects of Alcohol31
4The Psychological Effects of Alcohol: Nonsocial Behaviors53
5The Psychological Effects of Alcohol: Social Behaviors72
6Theories of Drinking85
7Alcohol Use Disorders: Definition and Prevalence106
8Alcoholism: The Role of Heredity and Environment124
9Family Dynamics and Alcoholism144
10Personality and Alcoholism162
11Self-Help and Alcoholism Recovery178
12Treatment of Alcoholism190
13Relapse and Alcoholism Treatment215
14Alcohol Use and Abuse among Women233
15Age Differences in Alcohol Use and Abuse250
16Ethnic Differences in Drinking Patterns and Consequences271
17Prevention of Alcoholism and Alcohol-Related Problems294

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