Children of Alcoholics

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Psychology Press, 1987 - Social Science - 128 pages
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Children of alcoholics number an estimated 28 million people in the United States alone. This important volume offers informative new insights for the professional on the common risks, difficulties, and needs of people who grow up in a family with an alcoholic parent. Leading experts in the alcoholism field examine the significant research and clinical developments in the field. They focus on such topics as treatment approaches, alcohol expectancy and conditioning in alcoholics’offspring, fetal alcohol syndrome, prenatal alcohol exposure, infant behavior and development, and much more.
 

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Contents

Children of Alcoholics
1
Therapeutic Considerations With Adult Children
17
Alcohol Expectancy and Conditioning in Sons
33
Recent Work
59
Early Learning
66
Ethanol and Polyamine Metabolism in Adult and Fetal
73
Discussion
79
Differentiating Acute and Persistent AlcoholRelated
94
The Influence of Socioeconomic Factors on
105
Discussion
112
SELECTIVE GUIDE TO CURRENT REFERENCE
119
Online Bibliographic Databases
125
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