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  • ISBN: 9780313359088 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0313359083 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780313359095 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0313359091 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 157 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO, c2010.

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by Gifford, Maria L.; Friedman, Stacy (Contribution by); Majerus, Rich (Contribution by)
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SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Series Forewordp. IX
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Chapter 1Alcoholism, Historicallyp. 1
    An Ancient Mythp. 1
    Alcohol: A Gift from the Gods?p. 2
    Early "Spirits"p. 3
    Alcohol as Medicinep. 4
    The Church and Alcohol Abusep. 5
    Alcohol in Colonial Times and Early Americap. 6
    From Sin to Sickness: Medical Pioneersp. 9
Chapter 2Alcohol Use and Abusep. 13
    How Much Is Too Much? A Look at Blood Alcoholp. 14
    Alcoholism Definedp. 22
    The Impact of Overusep. 23
    Alcoholism vs. Alcohol Dependency vs. Alcohol Abusep. 24
    Signs and Symptomsp. 26
    Causes of Alcoholismp. 29
    Who Is At Risk?p. 31
    Health Complicationsp. 31
    Moral Failing or Legitimate Disease?p. 39
Chapter 3Diagnosing and Treating Alcoholismp. 41
    Alcoholism: Chronic and Complicatedp. 41
    Screening and Diagnosisp. 42
    Alcoholism Treatment: A Historyp. 49
    Treatment Optionsp. 55
    Barriers to Treatmentp. 69
    The Power of Alcoholics Anonymousp. 71
    Treatment Alternativesp. 73
Chapter 4Alcoholism and Societyp. 81
    More Than a Diseasep. 81
    Socialized Teenage Alcohol Abusep. 82
    Who's Drinking? Alcoholism in Numbersp. 83
    America's Bar Tabp. 85
    Alcohol Abuse and the American Familyp. 87
    Drunk Drivingp. 89
    Drinking and Young Peoplep. 91
    On Campus: Underage and Under the Influencep. 93
Chapter 5Alcoholism-Related Problemsp. 95
    Alcohol, Violence and Crimep. 95
    Alcohol and Risky Behaviorp. 99
    Dual Addictionp. 104
    Nutritional Troublesp. 105
    Problems at School and Workp. 106
Chapter 6Alcoholism Today and Beyondp. 109
    Changing Attitudes, Targeted Treatmentsp. 109
    The Science of Addictionp. 110
    New Medicationsp. 112
    Non-Drug Approachesp. 113
    Alcoholism and Modern Researchp. 116
    Removing Barriers: Alcoholism Treatment and Insurancep. 117
Conclusionp. 129
Timelinep. 131
Glossaryp. 135
Bibliographyp. 139
Indexp. 147

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