Alcoholism: Its Treatments and Mistreatments

Alcoholism: Its Treatments and Mistreatments

by Irving Maltzman



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789812770875
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/05/2008
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.15(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

A Biosociobehavioral Disease Conception of Alcoholism     1
Alcoholism Treatments and Mistreatments     25
What Makes Alcoholics Anonymous Work     77
Expectancy Theory and Research: Balderdash!     107
Self-selection of Alcoholism Treatment Goals: Harm Reduction or Induction     135
Little Albert Redux II: Bias and Lack of Scholarship in Textbooks     165
Sociology of Science and Alcoholism Studies     217
References     231
Letter to Griffith Edwards     265
Letter to Mary Beth Kenkel     275
Index     313

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