Alcohol in America: Taking Action to Prevent Abuse
United States Department of Transportation, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Elizabeth Hanford Dole, Dean R. Gerstein, Steve Olson
National Academies Press, Feb 1, 1985 - Medical - 125 pages
Alcohol is a killer--1 of every 13 deaths in the United States is alcohol-related. In addition, 5 percent of the population consumes 50 percent of the alcohol. The authors take a close look at the problem in a "classy little study," as The Washington Post called this book. The Library Journal states, ". . . [T]his is one book that addresses solutions. . . . And it's enjoyably readable. . . . This is an excellent review for anyone in the alcoholism prevention business, and good background reading for the interested layperson." The Washington Post agrees: the book ". . . likely will wind up on the bookshelves of counselors, politicians, judges, medical professionals, and law enforcement officials throughout the country."
What people are saying - Write a review
Alcohol in America: taking action to prevent abuseUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Much has been written about the problems of alcohol abuse, but this is one book that addresses solutions. It's a distillation of a 1981 report initiated by the National Research Council and papers ... Read full review