9780073028361

Loosening the Grip : A Handbook of Alcohol Information with PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Card and HealthQuest CD

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073028361

  • ISBN10:

    0073028363

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/11/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This text offers a thorough approach to understanding alcohol, its physical and psychological affects on an individual, and its emotional impact on the family. It is the only comprehensive, self-contained book intended to cover the range of psychological factors, physical complications, treatment options, and family concerns. The text is easy to read and covers a broad range of situations, making it suitable for academics, students, or families of alcoholics.

Table of Contents

1 Alcohol

2 Alcohol and the Body

3 Alcohol Dependence

4 Etiology of Alcohol Dependence

5 Medical Complications

6 The Behavior of Dependence

7 Effects of Alcohol Problems on the Family

8 Evaluation and Treatment Overview

9 Treatment Techniques and Approaches

10 Special Populations

11 Other Psychiatric Considerations

12 Drugs of Abuse Other than Alcohol

13 Odds 'n' Ends

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