Trends in Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research (Google eBook)

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Rin Yoshida
Nova Publishers, 2007 - Self-Help - 302 pages
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Alcoholism is a disorder characterised by the excessive consumption of and dependence on alcoholic beverages, leading to physical and psychological harm and impaired social and vocational functioning. This book gathers new and important research on this socially and medically destructive disorder. These include addiction issues, forms of treatment, behavioural and clinical studies.
  

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Contents

Gender Differences in Responses to a Drug and Alcohol Problem Screen
1
Alcohol and Substance Abuse among Older Adults
13
Effect of Alcohol Abuse on Outcomes of Patients with Lung Cancer
31
Advancing Behavioral Ecological Theories of Problem Drinking by Considering Reservation Dwelling American Indians
47
Systemic and Metabolic Changes Observed in Alcohol Dependent Male Patients after Alcohol Withdrawal
67
Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Renal Damage by Alcohol Consumption Involvement of Oxidative Stress
123
Interactions between Alcohol and Neuroactive Steroids in Physiology and Pathophysiology
161
A Social Insect Model for the Study of Ethanol Induced Behavior The Honey Bee
197
A Contemporary Investigation into Vulnerability Factors of Alcoholism A Distinct Substance of Abuse
219
Index
281
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