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Alcoholism / Maria Gifford ; with Stacy Friedman ... Read More

Gifford, Maria.(Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 565 .G53 2010 30540631 General Collection Available -

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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-146) ... Read More
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Alcoholism, historically -- Alcohol use and abuse ... Read More
Summary, etc.:
Includes the origins of alcohol and discovery of ... Read More
Subject: Alcoholism > Popular works.
Alcoholism > Popular Works.
Summary: Includes the origins of alcohol and discovery of alcoholism as a medical disease; the biology of alcoholism and its effects on the body; current diagnostic and treatment methods. The book also explores alcoholism-related problems such as domestic abuse, fetal alcohol syndrome, drunk driving, and suicide. Also includes discussion of the church and alcohol abuse, alcohol in colonial America, alcoholism vs. dependency vs. abuse, symptoms and causes, health complications, Alcoholics Anonymous, socialized teen drinking, medications, non-drug approaches, and asks the question of whether alcoholism is a moral failing or legitimate disease.

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