Diagnosis of Alcohol Abuse

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CRC Press, Jul 31, 1989 - Medical - 288 pages
The latest methods used to diagnose alcoholism are discussed in this timely publication. Old systems are reviewed, and their efficacy in the diagnosis of alcoholism is analyzed. Laboratory methods that could improve the objectivity and accuracy of clinical tests are highlighted. Additionally, physical, psychological, and biochemical tests used to diagnose severe alcoholism are explored.
 

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Contents

Introduction
10
Chapter
13
Acetaldehyde Adducts
16
Chapter 3
27
Chapter 4
55
Chapter 5
69
Chapter 6
101
Chapter 8
125
Chapter 9
147
Chapter 10
186
Chapter 11
201
Alcohol Consumption and Abuse Among Women and the Elderly
217
Chapter 14
231
Chapter 15
251
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