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Loosening the Grip : Handbook of Alcohol Information

Loosening the Grip : Handbook of Alcohol Information - 8th edition

Loosening the Grip : Handbook of Alcohol Information - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780072972757

ISBN10: 0072972750

Loosening the Grip : Handbook of Alcohol Information by Jean Kinney - ISBN 9780072972757
Edition: 8TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2006
International: No
Loosening the Grip : Handbook of Alcohol Information by Jean Kinney - ISBN 9780072972757

ISBN13: 9780072972757

ISBN10: 0072972750

Edition: 8TH 06

Summary

This text offers a thorough approach to understanding alcohol--its physical and psychological effects on an individual, as well as its emotional impact on the family. It is the only comprehensive, self-contained book to cover the range of psychological factors, physical complications, treatment options, and family concerns; easy to read, it is suitable for academics, students, or families of alcoholics.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Alcohol
2. Alcohol and Its Costs
3. Alcohol and the Body
4. Alcohol Dependence
5. Etiology of Alcohol Dependence
6. Medical Complications
7. The Behavior of Dependence
8. Effects of Alcohol Problems on the Family
9. Evaluation and Treatment Overview
10. Treatment Techniques and Approaches
11. Special Populations
12. Other Psychiatric Considerations
13. Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol
14. Odds 'n Ends