The Consequences of Alcoholism: Medical, Neuropsychiatric, Economic, Cross-Cultural

Hardcover | August 31, 1998

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New York Univ., New York City. Focuses on the medical, neuropsychiatric, economic, and biobehavioral consequences of alcoholism. For therapists and researchers. Modified-outline format. Halftone graphs and charts. Extensive references.DNLM: Alcoholism--Periodicals.

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New York Univ., New York City. Focuses on the medical, neuropsychiatric, economic, and biobehavioral consequences of alcoholism. For therapists and researchers. Modified-outline format. Halftone graphs and charts. Extensive references.DNLM: Alcoholism--Periodicals.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:522 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.01 inPublished:August 31, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306457474

ISBN - 13:9780306457470

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Medical Consequences of Alcoholism: Metabolism of Ethanol and Some Associated Adverse Effects on the Liver and the Stomach; C.S. Lieber, M.A. Leo. Alcohol and the Pancreas; S. Schenker, R. Montalvo. Alcohol and Cancer; H.K Seitz, et al. Neuropsychiatric Consequences of Alcoholism: Mechanisms of Alcohol Cravin and their Clinical Implications; E.G. Singleton, D.A. Gorelick. A Review of the Effects of Moderate Alcohol Intake on Psychiatric and Sleep Disorders; R. Castameda, et al. Executive Cognitive Functioning; P.R. Giancola, H.B. Moss. Economic Consequences of Alcoholism: Economic Costs of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; R.J. Harwood, et al. The Effects of Price on the Consequences of Alcohol Use and Abuse; F.J. Chiloupka, et al. Drinking, Problem Drinking and Productivity; J. Mullahy, J.L. Sindelar. The Costs Offsets of Alcoholism Treatment; H.D. Holder. An International Perspective of the Biobehavoral Consequences of Alcoholism: Experience with Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) in Mexico; E. Medina-Mora, et al. Problems Associated with Hazardous and Harmful Alcohol Consumption in Mexico; C. Campillo, et al. Sanctification of `The Accursed': Drinking Habits of the French Existentialists during the World War II; T. Arppe. 6 Additional Chapters. Index.

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`I can enthusiastically recommend this book as an essential text in the libraries of academicians, teachers, clinicians, researchers, and policy makers. The quality and scope of the work are groundbreaking.' American Journal of Psychiatry `Another fine effort in the series which always presents authoritative reviews by leading researchers and clinicians in the field of alcoholism.' Journal of Studies on Alcohol `The contributors to this volume, world authorities in their subject, review the state of biomedical science and clinical practices in alcoholism. The research tools described are spectacular, and progress seems to remarkable......a tightly written and extensively annotated text. This amount of authoritative, cutting-edge information is available in no other single source.' READINGS (March 1999)